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Dalrymple makes literary prize list

Return of a King by William Dalrymple has made the shortlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize along with five other works.

Return of a King by William Dalrymple has made the shortlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize.

Six books are in the running and they cover a raft of subjects - including bees, Roman Britain and Margaret Thatcher.

Nick Higham has been speaking to each of the authors looking to claim the prize.