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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 15:56:24 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize longlists for Political Writing and Political Fiction announced

Bernardine Evaristo, Amelia Gentleman and Kate Clanchy are among the longlisted authors for this year's Orwell Prize for Political Writing and Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 16:58:58 UTC ]
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Burns and Evans make Orwell Prize for Political Fiction shortlist

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Women's Prize shortlistee Diana Evans are among the six novelists shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-10 01:32:56 UTC ]
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Burns and Gunaratne make longlist for Orwell Prize for Political Fiction

Booker and Jhalak Prize winners Anna Burns and Guy Gunaratne are among the 12 novelists longlisted for the first Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MP Siddiq to chair Orwell Book Prize judging panel

MP Tulip Siddiq will chair the judges’ panel for The Orwell Prize for Political Writing, which from this year is only open to non-fiction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McGarvey's 'heart-rending' poverty tale takes £3,000 Orwell prize

Writer, rapper and community activist Darren McGarvey, also known as 'Loki', has won the Orwell Prize for Books for his "heart-rending" debut Poverty Safari (Luath Press). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador to republish McGarvey’s 'savage' exploration of poverty

Picador is set to republish a “savage” exploration of poverty which is vying for the Orwell Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize for Books longlists Alderman and Matar

PRH authors Naomi Alderman and Hisham Matar have been longlisted for this year's Orwell Prize for Books, a £3,000 prize celebrating "the most compelling" political writing of 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Syrian writer Yazbek longlisted for Orwell Prize

Syrian author Samar Yazbek has made the Orwell Prize longlist for The Crossing, which tells of the journalist’s attempts to get back into her country after being exiled by president Bashar al-Assad. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meek's privatisation book wins Orwell Prize

James Meek's Private Island (Verso Books) has won the Orwell Prize for books, which celebrates political writing. Meek was announced as the winner of the annual prize at a ceremony at the University of Westminster yesterday (21st May). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Débuts strong on Orwell shortlist

Two début authors have made the shortlists for this year’s Orwell Prize for political writing. Dan Davies has made the £3,000 Book Prize shortlist for his book about Jimmy Savile, In Plain Sight: The Life and Lies of Jimmy Savile (Quercus). The other first-time writer on the list is Louisa Lim,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alan Johnson wins Orwell Prize

Former home secretary Alan Johnson has won the Orwell Prize for Books with childhood memoir, This... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell shortlist reflects "continuing power" of political history

The shortlist for this year’s Orwell Prize for books includes Alan Johnson’s This Boy... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moore on longlist for Orwell Prize

Charles Moore's prize-winning biography of Margaret Thatcher has been longlisted for the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize for Baha Mousa book

The Orwell Book Prize for political writing is won by AT Williams for his book on Baha Mousa, while Marie Colvin is honoured with a posthumous award. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shehadeh in contention for second Orwell Prize

Author Raja Shehadeh is in the running to win the Orwell Prize for a second time, with Random... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitchens longlisted for Orwell Prize

The longlist for the Orwell Prize for political writing has been announced, with late author... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell prize to blog "hop-picking" stories

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 07:00 The Orwell Prize is to blog George Orwell’s “hop-picking” diary entries, which went on to form part of his novel A Clergyman’s Daughter. Starting today, the political writing award will post a daily blog 80 years to the day that... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The late Tom Bingham awarded Orwell Prize

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 09:18 The late lord chief justice Tom Bingham has been awarded the Orwell Prize for political writing for his book The Rule of Law (Penguin). Bingham, a former master of the rolls, lord chief justice, and senior law lord, died in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The late Tom Bingham award Orwell Prize

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 09:18 The late lord chief justice Tom Bingham has been awarded the Orwell Prize for political writing for his book The Rule of Law (Penguin). Bingham, a former master of the rolls, lord chief justice, and senior law lord, died in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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