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Hisham Matar longlisted for Orwell Prize for Books

We are delighted to hear that Hisham Matar, winner of the 2016 Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize for The Return has been longlisted for this year’s Orwell Prize for Books.

‘The Orwell Prize is Britain’s most prestigious prize for political writing. Every year, we award prizes for the work which comes closest to George Orwell’s ambition ‘to make political writing into an art . . .’ The Orwell Prize for Books

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