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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Orwell Prize 2011 shortlists announced

The Orwell Prize 2011 shortlists have been announced:

Book prize

* Bingham, Tom The Rule of Law (Allen Lane)
* Bullough, Oliver Let Our Fame Be Great: Journeys Among the Defiant People of the Caucasus (Penguin)
* Dunmore, Helen The Betrayal (Fig Tree)
* Hitchens, Christopher Hitch-22 (Atlantic Books)
* Moqadam, Afsaneh Death to the Dictator! (The Bodley Head)
* Thorpe, D. R. Supermac: The Life of Harold MacMillan (Chatto & Windus)

Journalism prize

* Collins, Philip The Times
* Gentleman, Amelia The Guardian
* Mayer, Catherine TIME
* Rachman, Gideon Financial Times
* Russell, Jenni Sunday Times; The Guardian
* Shabi, Rachel The Guardian
* Walsh, Declan The Guardian; Granta

Blog prize

* Cath Elliott Too Much To Say For Myself (http://toomuchtosayformyself.com/); and Liberal Conspiracy, Comment is Free

* Daniel Hannan Daniel Hannan – Telegraph Blogs (www.hannan.co.uk)

* Duncan McLaren Visiting Mabel (http://www.saga.co.uk/health/carers/blog/visiting-mabel/archive.asp)

* Graeme Archer ConservativeHome (http://conservativehome.blogs.com/centreright/graeme_archer/index.html)

* Heresiarch Heresy Corner (http://heresycorner.blogspot.com)

* Molly Bennett Mid-Wife Crisis (http://mid-wife-crisis-blog.blogspot.com/)

* Paul Mason Idle Scrawl – BBC Newsnight (www.bbc.co.uk/paulmason)

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