Amy Waldman and Siddhartha Mukherjee on Shortlist for Guardian First Book Award

Mukherjee.The Guardian has announced the shortlist for its annual award for the best first book. This year’s list includes former New York Times reporter Amy Waldman’s novel The Submission and Columbia University professor Siddhartha Mukherjee’s history of cancer, The Emperor of All Maladies, which came out in the U.S. last year and has already won the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction.

The complete list:

Pigeon English, Stephen Kelman
The Emperor of All Maladies
Down The Rabbit Hole, Juan Pablo Villalobos
The Collaborator, Mirza Waheed
The Submission, Amy Waldman