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Demick wins Samuel Johnson prize

Barbara Demick
Barbara Demick (photo: Granta Books via The Guardian)

Congratulations to Barbara Demick for winning the Samuel Johnson Prize for Nothing to Envy (reviewed by LKL here)

Through extensive interviews with defectors, Los Angeles Times journalist Barbara Demick shows in a compelling and unforgettable way that this hermetic country is Orwell’s 1984 made reality.

Sources: Samuel Johnson Prize website | Guardian #

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