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The Power of Politicians by Tessa Jowell

The Power of Politicians

Tessa Jowell

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Imprint: Haus Publishing
Publisher: Haus Publishing
Publication date: 29 Jun 2018
ISBN: 9781912208074

The Power of Parliament offers not just a case study of the life and work of a politician, but also attends to deeper questions about what is morally and emotionally demanded of a politician and of the institution of Parliament itself, in the face of public hostility and indifference.

2 Prizes for The Power of Politicians

Parliamentary Book Awards
2018 Winner

Winner: Best Memoir

Meryl Halls, Managing Director of the Booksellers Association, said: “The winners reflect that complexity, highlighting the constant questioning of our political system and those working within it. With winners as topical and carefully considered as these, the Awards continue to highlight the importance of books, bookshops and reading to our political and civil discourse, and reinforce the symbiosis between politics and bookselling.”

Parliamentary Book Awards
2018 Shortlist

Best Memoir by a Parliamentarian

Stephen Lotinga, the Chief Executive of the Publishers Association, said: “Great political writing offers us a lens through which we can examine our society and the world around us. This year’s shortlist of authors provides us with many profound insights into the tumultuous events of the last year, touching on important themes of gender, equality and the nature of power. I look forward to celebrating all of these important books at the House of Commons in December.” 

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