The Impossible Office?, Sir Anthony Seldon’s history of the office of Prime Minister out today from Cambridge University Press
Author and broadcaster Iain Dale has received the 2020 Parliamentary Book Award, in the category Best Political Book by a Non-Parliamentarian for The Prime Ministers.
Now in its fifth year, the Parliamentary Book Awards were launched in 2016 to champion the best of political writing and recognise the important link between politics and the book world. They are the only political book awards voted for by parliamentarians themselves.
A compendium of essays on all 55 British Prime Ministers, The Prime Ministers brings to life all of Britain’s ‘First Among Equals’ with an essay for each office holder, written by key figures in British politics. From the obscure 18th-century figures like the Earl of Shelburne to 20th-century titans like Churchill and Thatcher, this book provides a much-needed reminder about their motivations, failures and achievements.
The Prime Ministers is available now from Hodder & Stoughton.