Fintan O'Toole & Ruth Dudley Edwards Make Orwell Prize Longlist
Fintan O’Toole’s Ship of Fools: How Corruption and Stupidity Killed the Celtic Tiger and Ruth Dudley Edwards’ Aftermath: The Omagh Bombing and the Families’ Pursuit of Justice have both been longlisted for Orwell Prize in the Books category.
The shortlist will be announced on 15 April with the final decision being announced at an awards ceremony on 19 May.
Journalist Fergal Keane was the last Irish winner for his book, Season of Blood: A Rwandan Journey
The complete longlist is here.