The Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2022
Selected by the Bookshop
EVENT: Join us on Thursday 30 June for our Orwell Shortlist Readings event with nominees Yara Rodrigues Fowler and Isabel Waidner in conversation with Sana Goyal. Find out more and book your tickets here.
The nine authors on the 2022 Political Fiction list are all first time Orwell Prize nominees, in the fourth year of The Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. As chair of judges Adam Roberts says, ‘What all these brilliant novels have in common, and what so impressed the judges, was the various ways they explored the politics of everyday life: personal, racial, linguistic, familial, environmental.’
From the publisher:
THE NEW NOVEL FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FOSTER, ANTARCTICA AND WALK THE BLUE FIELDS'This is a tale of courage and compassion, of good sons and vulnerable young mothers. Absolutely beautiful.' Douglas Stuart (Winner of…