Monthly Archives: February 2009

Naomi Klein wins the first Warwick Prize

UC alumna Naomi Klein is the first winner of the Warwick Prize for Writing, for her book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. This new £50,000 prize will be given every two years, focusing on a different theme each time; this year’s theme was “complexity,” and the 2011 theme will be “colour”. The prize is given by the University of Warwick, which I visited, along with nearby Warwick Castle, a few years ago.

Attempts on Her Life

The University College drama program is currently putting on Attempts on Her Life, by British playwright Martin Crimp, at the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse: