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March 13, 2013

Penguin dominates PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize shortlist

| By Joshua Farrington

Four Penguin titles feature on the six-strong shortlist for the £3,000 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History.

In the running order are three books from Penguin imprint Allen Lane—Jerry Brotton’s A History of the World in Twelve Maps; Christopher Clark’s The Sleepwalkers; and Mark Mazower’s Governing the World. Savage Continent by Keith Lowe (Penguin Viking) is also on the shortlist.

Two titles from independent publishers have also made the list, with Nigel Cliff’s The Last Crusade (Atlantic Books) and Jonathan Dimbleby’s Destiny in the Desert (Profile Books) completing the line-up.

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