Fintan O’Toole was selected for the 2020 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘The Ham of Fate’.
Fintan O’Toole has been a columnist with the Irish Times in his native city, Dublin, since 1988. His work has received many awards, including the European Press Prize for Commentary in 2017 and the Orwell Prize for Journalism the same year. He is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, The Guardian and the Observer and teaches every Spring in Princeton where he is Leonard L. Milberg Visiting Lecturer in Irish Letters. He has published over a dozen books on politics, history and culture, most recently Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain.