Tagged: Orwell Prize

Rapper 'Loki' takes the Orwell prize for 'heart-rending' poverty tale

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... Read more

John Bew wins £3,000 Orwell Prize

Historian John Bew has won the £3,000 Orwell Prize for Books 2017 for his biography of former Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee, published by riverrun/Quercus.... Read more

Indies dominate Orwell Prize shortlist

Two thirds of the Orwell Prize for Books shortlist is made up of titles from independent publishers, which cover topics from the EU Referendum campaign... Read more

Indies strong on Orwell Prize shortlist

Independent publishers have dominated the shortlist for the 2016 Orwell Prize for Books, Britain’s "most prestigious" prize for political writing. Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

Jimmy Savile book on Orwell longlist

Nick Davies' book on the newspaper hacking scandal, a title about Jimmy Savile, and an examination of the internet are among the books on this... Read more

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