Baillie Gifford Prize boosts prize money to £50,000 in new sponsorship deal

The Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction has announced a new seven-year sponsorship agreement that will see its prize money boosted to £50,000. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Samuel Johnson Prize strikes sponsorship deal with Baillie Gifford

The Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction has struck a new five-year sponsorship deal with Baillie Gifford and will seek to extend its reach to the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rathbones Folio Prize increases prize money to £30,000

The Rathbones Folio Prize will increase its prize money to £30,000 after receiving renewed sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patrick Radden Keefe has won the 2021 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction.

Patrick Radden Keefe has won the UK’s prestigious 2021 Baillie Gifford Prize for his latest book Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty, which investigates the legacy of the family behind Purdue Pharma, which produced and sold OxyContin and helped launch the opioid crisis.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-17 14:00:39 UTC ]
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Radden Keefe's 'revelatory' book on Sackler dynasty wins Baillie Gifford Prize

Patrick Radden Keefe has won the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction with his "revelatory" book on the rise and fall of the Sackler dynasty Empire of Pain (Picador), which judges hailed as a "future classic".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-16 21:31:45 UTC ]
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Radden Keefe, Flyn and Ypi among shortlist for Baillie Gifford Prize

Patrick Radden Keefe, Cal Flyn and Lea Ypi are among the six shortlisted authors for this year's £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-15 21:01:43 UTC ]
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Sanghera, Akbar and Radden Keefe make Baillie Gifford Prize longlist

Sathnam Sanghera, Arifa Akbar and Patrick Radden Keefe are among the authors on this year’s 13-strong Baillie Gifford Prize longlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 11:28:51 UTC ]
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Craig Brown has won the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction.

The Baillie Gifford Prize, founded in 1999 following the end of the NCR Book Award for Nonfiction, celebrates the best non-fiction writing in the English language of the year. The honor comes with £50,000, and each of the shortlisted authors will receive £1,000. Previous winners include Hallie... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-24 19:57:04 UTC ]
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Brown's 'joyous' Beatles biography wins Baillie Gifford Prize

Craig Brown has won the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction with his “joyous” One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time (Fourth Estate), which judges said “reinvented the art of biography”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 18:12:59 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction.

The UK literary prizes are still coming in hot! Today, the Baillie Gifford Prize announced its 2020 shortlist. The award, founded in 1999 following the end of the NCR Book Award for Nonfiction, celebrates the best non-fiction writing in the English language of the year. The honor comes with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-15 16:30:50 UTC ]
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McAnulty, Demick and Summerscale make Baillie Gifford Prize longlist

Dara McAnulty has become the youngest Baillie Gifford Prize longlisted author ever, joining previous winners Barbara Demick and Kate Summerscale in the running for this year's £50,000 non-fiction award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 02:50:25 UTC ]
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Hay Festival shares €50,000 Asturias Prize with Guadalajara Book Fair

Hay Festival and Mexico's Guadalajara Book Fair have been jointly awarded the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for communication and humanities.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 19:05:34 UTC ]
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Rubenhold's 'The Five' wins Baillie Gifford Prize

Hallie Rubenhold's The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper (Doubleday) has won the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. The book sees social historian Rubenhold reconstruct the murdered women's lives, sometimes from as little as a single hair, giving voice to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 05:22:32 UTC ]
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Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction shortlist revealed

Casey Cep, Laura Cumming and Hallie Rubenhold are among the authors shortlisted for the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, in a "magnificent" shortlist dominated by female authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 13:32:45 UTC ]
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Double nominations for Bloomsbury and Vintage on Baillie Gifford Prize longlist

Bloomsbury and Vintage have scooped double nominations on the 12-strong longlist for this year's Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 01:20:26 UTC ]
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SoA Awards prize money hits £100,000 as Longford shortlist revealed

The prize money for this year’s Society of Authors’ Awards will exceed £100,000 for the first time, say organisers, as the  Elizabeth Longford Prize shortlist is unveiled. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money

The Costa Book Awards for 2018 drew a record 641 entries across the program's five categories. In January, the five category winners will be announced, followed  by the overall winner's ceremony. The post The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Serhii Plokhy wins Baillie Gifford Prize

Harvard professor Serhii Plokhy has won this year’s £30,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction for his account of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France's AIDS account wins £30k Baillie Gifford Prize

David France has won the £30,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction for his account of the plague years of the AIDS epidemic, How to Survive a Plague (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Extraordinary' East West Street wins £30k Baillie Gifford Prize

Philippe Sands' East West Street (W&N), a personal account of the history of genocide and crimes against humanity, has won the £30,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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