Andrew Brown


Fishing In Utopia


Andrew Brown was born in 1955 in London. After writing for the Spectator from Sweden, he returned to London and joined the Independent in 1986 and for the next decade was its religious affairs correspondent and parliamentary sketch writer, as well as doing other odd jobs. In 1995 he was awarded the Templeton Prize, which is given to the best religious affairs correspondent in Europe. He now writes regularly for the Guardian and contributes to Prospect, Salon and the New Stateman. His books include The Darwin Wars and In the Beginning Was the Worm. He won the Orwell Prize for Political Writing for Fishing in Utopia. He lives in north Essex, and is married, with two children.

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