The Orange Prize for Fiction, the UKs only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, has announced its winning author for 2011.
Three first-time novelists were in the running for the prize, which celebrates its 16th anniversary this year.
Find out more about the nominees and their novels and see who came top of the list now...
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