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The Orwell Prize for Political Fiction: 2022 Shortlist


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The Orwell Pize for Political Fiction shortlist for 2022 was announced this week (May 18th) and it's a smashing bundle of rousing stories to say the least.

Here's your Lighthouse guide to the shortlist, with links to related goodies around the website:

A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam (this was chosen by Anita as one of their three favourite books of 2021! Hear them raving about it HERE)

there are more things by Yara Rodrigues Fowler (here's our recent Read Think Act video with Yara on sisterhood beyond boundaries)

Sterling Karat Gold (This was read by our Other Fruit book club - check out what they're reading next HERE)

Assembly by Natasha Brown

Appliance by J.O. Morgan

Cwen by Alice Albinia

The Colony by Audrey Maggee

The High House by Jessie Greengrass

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

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