Slightly Foxed Biography Prize Shortlist 2014

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The shortlist for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2014 has been announced.

  • Ali A. Allawi, Faisal I of Iraq (Yale University Press)
  • Rachel Cooke, Her Brilliant Career: Ten Extraordinary Women of the Fifties (Virago)
  • Henry Marsh, Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery  (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
  • Rory Muir, Wellington: The Path to Victory (Yale University Press)
  • Claudia Renton, Those Wild Wyndhams: Three Sisters at the Heart of Power  (HarperCollins)

The judges are Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Jane Ridley and Anthony Sattin. The Prize will be announced at the Biographers’ Club Prize dinner, on Friday 21 November.

Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize


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