In anticipation of the 2018 Rathbones Folio Prize being awarded on 8 May, we’re delighted that The Pigeonhole are offering readers the chance to read a sample from each of the eight shortlisted books.

Starting on 2 April a new book will be released each day. Then you will be able to access all of the books until May.

Set up a free account with The Pigeonhole and you can read the first 10% of each of the books on your PC, tablet or smartphone.

To read on your phone or tablet

Search ‘The Pigeonhole’ in the app store and download the app to your phone. It is easy to set up a free account , then just select ‘Discover’ at the bottom of the page. The Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist will be one of the first options you’ll find.

To read on your PC

Click here to setup an account. If you have left the book page you can re-find it by clicking on ‘Books’ in the top menu and the Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist will be one of the top few you’ll find on that page.

Your account will work across phone, tablet and PC so you can interchange how you read.


The Rathbones Folio Prize 2018 Shortlist 

Anything Is Possible – Elizabeth Strout (Viking)

Conversations With Friends – Sally Rooney (Faber)

Exit West – Mohsin Hamid (Hamish Hamilton)

Ghosts of the Tsunami – Richard Lloyd Parry (Jonathan Cape)

Once Upon A Time In The East: A Story of Growing Up – Xiaolu Guo (Chatto & Windus)

Reservoir 13 – Jon McGregor (4th Estate)

The Day That Went Missing – Richard Beard (Harvill Secker)

White Tears – Hari Kunzru (Hamish Hamilton)

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