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Prospect‘s Edward Docx has another accolade to add to his mantle. Today it was announced that he’s been shortlisted for the 2012 Orwell Prize. The prize is awarded each year to writers who exemplify Orwell’s ambition “to make political writing into an art.”  His first novel, The Calligrapher, was selected as a Best Book of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle in 2003. His second, Self Help, won The Geoffrey…

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