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Orwell Prize 2014 Longlists

Posted at 7:45PM Wednesday 26 Mar 2014

The judges for the 2014 book prize are broadcasters Sue MacGregor and Trevor Philips and Robert McCrum, associate editor of the Observer.

The winners of both prizes will be announced in a ceremony on 21 May 2014.

The longlist for the Book Prize is:

Coolie Woman by Gaiutra Bahadur (Hurst)

The Tragedy of Liberation by Frank Dikotter (Bloomsbury)

Sex and the Citadel by Shereen El Feki (Chatto and Windus)

The General by Ahmed Errachidi (Chatto and Windus)

The World's Most Dangerous Place by James Fergusson (Bantam)

The British Dream by David Goodhart (Atlantic)

Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape by Jay Griffiths (Hamish Hamilton)

This Boy by Alan Johnson (Bantam)

The Red Fortress by Catherine Merridale (Allen Lane)

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography by Charles Moore (Allen Lane)

Edmund Burke by Jesse Norman (William Collins)

The Confidence Trap by David Runciman (Princeton University Press)

One Night in Winter by Simon Sebag Montefiore (Century)

The XX Factor by Alison Wolf (Profile)


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