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Henry Hitchings (born 11 December 1974) is an author, reviewer and critic, specializing in narrative non-fiction, with a particular emphasis on language and cultural history. His book The Secret Life of Words: How English Became English won the 2008 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.
Total Books: 16
He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford before researching his PhD, on Samuel Johnson, at University College London. He has written for the Financial Times, the New Statesman, The Guardian and the Times Literary Supplement, amongst other publications, and has made radio, television and festival appearances.
In May 2009 Hitchings became the theatre critic on the London Evening Standard, replacing Nicholas de Jongh.