The Hub

News, Notes, Talk

Here is the 2019 shortlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize for nonfiction.

Literary Hub

October 22, 2019, 11:30am

The shortlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction has been announced! The UK-based prize, which was first awarded in 1999, is open to books in the areas of current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography, autobiography and the arts. The winner will receive £50,000.

Here are the 2019 finalists for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction:

Furious Hours_Casey CepFurious Hours, Casey Cep

On Chapel Sands, Laura CummingOn Chapel Sands, Laura Cumming

The Lives of Lucian Freud: Youth, William FeaverThe Lives of Lucian Freud, William FeaverMaoism: A Global History, Julia LovellGuest House for Young WidowsGuest House for Young Widows, Azadeh Moaveni

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper, Hallie RubenholdThe Five, Hallie Rubenhold

The winner of the 2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction will be announced on Tuesday November 19.

%d bloggers like this: