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Samuel Johnson Prize 2014 Longlist Spotlights Memoirs

Posted at 8:46AM Tuesday 02 Sep 2014

From artist Marion Coutts's searingly honest account of her husband's death from a brain tumour to Helen Macdonald's story of how she tamed a goshawk after her father died, memoirs dominate the longlist for the Samuel Johnson prize this year, in a line-up which the acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin said shows "that non-fiction is certainly stranger and wilder than fiction".

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