2019 Political Writing Book prize long list

The Growth Delusion

David Pilling

Published by: Bloomsbury Publishing

David Pilling has been a prize-winning reporter and editor for the Financial Times for twenty-five years. Currently the Africa editor and one of their featured columnists, he was previously the Asia editor, running coverage across the continent. His first book, Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival, received outstanding reviews. He lives in London but travels frequently to Africa.