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Book awards: Orwell Prize shortlist

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Works (52)

Bad Men by Clive Stafford Smith2008
The Islamist by Ed Husain2008
Two Caravans by Marina Lewycka2008
What's Left?: How Liberals Lost Their Way by Nick Cohen2008
Wild: An Elemental Journey by Jay Griffiths2008
William Wilberforce: The Life of the Great Anti-Slave Trade Campaigner by William Hague2008
Chinese Whispers: The True Story Behind Britain's Hidden Army of Labour by Hsiao-Hung Pai2009
Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid2009
Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century by Tony Judt2009
Stalin's Children: Three Generations of Love, War, and Survival by Owen Matthews2009
The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front 1915-1919 by Mark Thompson2009
An Elegy for Easterly by Petina Gappah2010
Freedom for Sale: Why the World Is Trading Democracy for Security by John Kampfner2010
From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Legacy by Kenan Malik2010
It's Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistle-Blower by Michela Wrong2010
Rebel Land: Unraveling the Riddle of History in a Turkish Town by Christopher de Bellaigue2010
The Betrayal by Helen Dunmore2011
Death to the Dictator!: A Young Man Casts a Vote in Iran's 2009 Election and Pays a Devastating Price by Afsaneh Moqadam2011
Hitch-22 by Christopher Hitchens2011
Let Our Fame Be Great: Journeys Among the Defiant People of the Caucasus by Oliver Bullough2011
Supermac: The Life of Harold Macmillan by D. R. Thorpe2011
The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India by Siddhartha Deb2012
DarkMarket: Cyberthieves, Cybercops and You by Misha Glenny2012
Hood Rat by Gavin Knight2012
The Opium War: Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China by Julia Lovell2012
People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up by Richard Lloyd Parry2012
Burying the Typewriter by Carmen Bugan2013
From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia by Pankaj Mishra2013
Injustice by Clive Stafford Smith2013
Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt by Richard Holloway2013
Occupation Diaries by Raja Shehadeh2013
On the Front Line: The Collected Journalism of Marie Colvin by Marie Colvin2013
The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-war Immigration by David Goodhart2014
Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture by Gaiutra Bahadur2014
Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume One: Not For Turning by Charles Moore2014
The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945-1957 by Frank Dikötter2014
The World's Most Dangerous Place: Inside the Outlaw State of Somalia by James Fergusson2014
Capital: The Eruption of Delhi by Rana Dasgupta2015
Hack Attack: The Inside Story of How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch by Nick Davies2015
In Plain Sight: The Life and Lies of Jimmy Savile by Dan Davies2015
Modernity Britain: 1957-1962 by David Kynaston2015
The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited by Louisa Lim2015
Circling the Square: Stories from the Egyptian Revolution by Wendell Steavenson2016
The New Threat: The Past, Present, and Future of Islamic Militancy by Jason Burke2016
Other People's Money: The Real Business of Finance by John Kay2016
The Tears of the Rajas: Mutiny, Money and Marriage in India 1805-1905 by Ferdinand Mount2016
The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq by Emma Sky2016
All Out War: The Full Story of How Brexit Sank Britain's Political Class by Tim Shipman2017
And the Sun Shines Now: How Hillsborough and the Premier League Changed Britain by Adrian Tempany2017
Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge2017
Island Story by J. D. Taylor2017
The Seven: The Lives and Legacies of the Founding Fathers of the Irish Republic by Ruth Dudley Edwards2017

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The Orwell Prize is a British prize for political writing awarded annually.

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