A couple of nights ago the short list for the Baileys Women's prize for Fiction was announced: a galaxy of six recent novels, that I have had a hand in choosing.
First point (ok let's be honest): it was a great party, with loads of great women, and men, letting their hair down at the Serpentine Gallery.
Second: we were celebrating a wonderful selection of books. You can see the shortlist here.
So what was it like being a judge?