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 Rubenhold, Serhii Plokhii, and David France. This year, the […] The post Craig Brown has won the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction. first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Radden Keefe, Flyn and Ypi among shortlist for Baillie Gifford Prize

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Sanghera, Akbar and Radden Keefe make Baillie Gifford Prize longlist

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Dr. Ruha Benjamin and Ocean Vuong have won the 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize.

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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

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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

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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

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Double nominations for Bloomsbury and Vintage on Baillie Gifford Prize longlist

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France's AIDS account wins £30k Baillie Gifford Prize

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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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Alexievich shortlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

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Nobel winner Alexievich longlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

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Flanders and Silva among Baillie Gifford prize judges

Judges for the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, formerly known as the Samuel Johnson Prize, have been announced as submissions open for entry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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