The late Christopher Hitchens is one of 18 authors selected for the Orwell Prize for political writing.
A book by the late Christopher Hitchens is leading the field for this year’s Orwell Prize for best political book. Arguably, a collection of essays whose subjects range from the War on Terror to Diana, Princess of Wales, was praised by Nicholas Shakespeare in the Telegraph as displaying the author's characteristic “wit, intelligence and passion”.
This year's shortlists are announced next month and the winners on May 23.
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Cary Goldstein, publisher and editor-in-chief of Twelve, says the three books being reissued in print and as e-books for the first time, are:
- The Missionary Position: Mother Theresa in Theory and Practice with a new introduction by Thomas Mallon, originally published in 1995.
- No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton with a new introduction by Douglas Brinkley, originally published in 1999.
- The Trial of Henry Kissinger, with a new introduction by Ariel Dorfman, originally published in 2001.
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