Orwell Prize Winners

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Winners

The Nickel Boys

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4.26 avg rating — 152,679 ratings
Orwell Prize for Political Fiction (2020)
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Say Nothing: A True Story o...

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4.42 avg rating — 51,310 ratings
Orwell Prize for Political Writing (2019)
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Milkman

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3.56 avg rating — 44,098 ratings
Orwell Prize for Political Fiction (2019)
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Poverty Safari

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4.04 avg rating — 3,719 ratings
Orwell Prize (2018)
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Citizen Clem: A Biography o...

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4.47 avg rating — 716 ratings
Orwell Prize (2017)
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The Invention of Russia: Fr...

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4.03 avg rating — 1,236 ratings
Orwell Prize (2016)
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Private Island: How the UK ...

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3.93 avg rating — 364 ratings
Orwell Prize (2015)
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This Boy

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4.19 avg rating — 2,908 ratings
Orwell Prize (2014)
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A Very British Killing: The...

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4.04 avg rating — 49 ratings
Orwell Prize (2013)
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Dead Men Risen: The Welsh G...

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4.30 avg rating — 245 ratings
Orwell Prize (2012)
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The Rule of Law

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4.17 avg rating — 1,921 ratings
Orwell Prize (2011)
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Keeper: One House, Three Ge...

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3.86 avg rating — 601 ratings
Orwell Prize (2010)
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Fishing in Utopia

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3.42 avg rating — 293 ratings
Orwell Prize (2009)
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Palestinian Walks: Forays i...

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4.02 avg rating — 778 ratings
Orwell Prize (2008)
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Having it So Good: Britain ...

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3.76 avg rating — 67 ratings
Orwell Prize (2007)
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Moses Citizen and Me

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3.23 avg rating — 30 ratings
Orwell Prize (2006)
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The Likes of Us: A Biograph...

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3.89 avg rating — 71 ratings
Orwell Prize (2005)
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The Breaking of Nations: Or...

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3.75 avg rating — 193 ratings
Orwell Prize (2004)
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Hoo Hahs And Passing Frenzi...

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3.91 avg rating — 67 ratings
Orwell Prize (2003)
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Anthony Blunt: His Lives

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3.93 avg rating — 206 ratings
Orwell Prize (2002)
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Virtual War: Kosovo and Beyond

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3.55 avg rating — 106 ratings
Orwell Prize (2001)
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The Case Of Stephen Lawrence

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4.59 avg rating — 49 ratings
Orwell Prize (2000)
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Alexander Solzhenitsyn: A C...

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4.03 avg rating — 63 ratings
Orwell Prize (1999)
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Jennie Lee: A Life

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3.44 avg rating — 9 ratings
Orwell Prize (1998)
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Season of Blood: A Rwandan ...

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4.14 avg rating — 677 ratings
Orwell Prize (1996)
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In Search of a State: Catho...

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Orwell Prize (1995)
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The Baltic Revolution: Esto...

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3.70 avg rating — 40 ratings
Orwell Prize (1994)
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nominees

Spring (Seasonal, #3)

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4.20 avg rating — 6,778 ratings
Orwell Prize Nominee for Political Fiction for Longlist (2020)
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Broken Jaw

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3.87 avg rating — 23 ratings
Orwell Prize Nominee for Political Fiction for Longlist (2020)
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The Travelers

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3.64 avg rating — 2,313 ratings
Orwell Prize Nominee for Political Fiction (2020)
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