History prize awarded to ‘elegant and eloquent’ account of ordinary people who lived through Hitler’s Germany
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Shortlist exemplifies the “exciting diversity of history writing”
English PEN announces the judging panel for the 2016 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History.
Entrants, which may include first British translations, are to be books of high literary merit – that is, not primarily written for the academic market – and can cover all historical periods up to and including the end of the 1960s. Publishers may draw attention to no more than two relevant books on their lists