Kate's latest novel, Life After Life, has been shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction.
The full shortlist is as follows:
Kate Atkinson: Life After Life
A.M Homes: May We Be Forgiven
Barbara Kingsolver: Flight Behaviour
Hilary Mantel: Bring Up the Bodies
Maria Semple: Where’d You Go, Bernadette
Zadie Smith: NW
This year's judging panel discuss the 2013 shortlisted books in the video below.