Agency author short-listed for Blue Peter Prize

The individuals in David Long’s Survivors (Faber & Faber) owe their good fortune to luck and perseverance as well as to some extraordinary ingenuity. Now this anthology of true stories, concerning eight escapees from the former East Germany, is on to the Blue Peter Book of the Year shortlist – one of just three titles to be selected by the judges.

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David Long

David Long spent 25 years writing features for national newspapers and editing glossy magazines before turning to books, initially as a ghostwriter. Since then, under his own name, he is the author of many successful non-fiction titles for adults and children. With an engaging historical focus, h...More about David Long