Dan Davies has been a journalist and editor for 20 years, writing for The Guardian, The Independent, The Mail on Sunday and The Economist, among many other publications. He is currently Deputy Editor of Esquire and his feature on Jimmy Savile saw him short-listed as Feature Writer of the Year at the Press Gazette Magazine and Newspaper Journalism Awards. His previous book, One Love, on the Jamaican football team and their progress to the 1998 World Cup Finals in France, was described as ‘the best book of the World Cup’.
Hi biography of Jimmy Savile, In Plain Sight, was published by Quercus in 2014. It was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize and the James Tait Black Prize. In Plain Sight was also the Winner of the 2015 Gordon Burn Prize and the 2015 CWA Non-Fiction Dagger.
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