2021 Political Writing Book prize long list

The Hitler Conspiracies: The Third Reich and the Paranoid Imagination

Richard Evans

Published by: Allen Lane

Richard Evans’ comprehensive investigations into the most powerful and persistent conspiracy theories surrounding the Third Reich have striking resonance in the twenty-first century. His book serves as a reminder of how alert we must be for those who seek to cherry-pick historical details to suit their ideologies, particularly on the right, but also on the left.”