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Jack Shenker

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Jack Shenker is an award-winning reporter on radical politics and protest whose work has been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize. In his mid-twenties he was appointed Egypt correspondent for the Guardian, covering the 2011 revolution and Arab uprisings, which led to his critically acclaimed first book, The Egyptians: A Radical Story. He writes regularly for a wide range of publications, including Granta, the New York Times and the London Review of Books; his journalism has covered Gaza, Africa, Central Asia and the United States, as well as Britain and Europe, and has been translated into several languages. He is based in London.

Books by Jack Shenker

Now We Have Your Attention

A gripping and urgent insider's tour based on exceptional access to the radical political movements that are transforming Britain’s future

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The Egyptians: A Radical Story

The essential book about Egypt and radical politics.

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