A award-winning book from an acclaimed investigative journalist, Cruel Britannia tells the hidden story of Britain's secretive and shameful record of torture, for the first time
IAN COBAIN was born in Liverpool in 1960. He has been a journalist since the early 1980s and is currently an investigative reporter with the Guardian. He has won a number of awards for his journalism, including the Martha Gellhorn Prize and the Paul Foot Award. He has also won several Amnesty International media awards. His first book,Cruel Britannia (Portobello 2012) won the Paddy Power Total Politics Award for Debut Political Book of the Year. His second book, The History Thieves, will be published by Portobello in September 2016.