The Orwell Prize longlist

March 28, 2012

The Telegraph
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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