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Neck & neck

Jeremy Seabrook’s The Song of the Shirt: The High Price of Cheap Garments, from Blackburn to Bangladesh was the British radical book of the year, winning the Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing 2016.

The shortlist was: Kate Evans, Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg, Verso (reviewed in PN 2590–2591); Mel Evans, Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts, Pluto Press (reviewed in PN 2582–2583); Phil Chamberlain and Dave Smith, Blacklisted: The secret war between big business and union activists, New Internationalist; Rhian E Jones, Petticoat Heroes: Gender, Culture and Popular Protest in the Rebecca Riots, University of Wales Press; and Katrine Marcal, Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner? A Story About Women and Economics, Portobello.