The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction Winners

The Baillie Gifford Prize aims to reward the best of non-fiction and is open to authors of any nationality. It covers all non-fiction in the areas of ...more

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The Five: The Untold Lives ...

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The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction (2019)
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Chernobyl: The History of a...

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4.22 avg rating — 6,401 ratings
The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction (2018)
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How to Survive a Plague: Th...

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4.43 avg rating — 2,731 ratings
The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction (2017)
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East West Street: On the Or...

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4.47 avg rating — 6,272 ratings
The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction (2016)
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The Lives of Lucian Freud: ...

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The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction Nominee for Longlist (2020)
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The Haunting of Alma Fieldi...

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Those Who Forget: My Family...

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Black Spartacus: The Epic L...

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The Idea of the Brain: The ...

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Dear Life: A Doctor's Story...

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Labours of Love: The Crisis...

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One Two Three Four: The Bea...

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Diary of a Young Naturalist

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Stranger in the Shogun's Ci...

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Eat the Buddha: Life and De...

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Our Bodies, Their Battlefie...

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Square Haunting: Five Write...

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The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys ...

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Guest House for Young Widow...

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The Ministry of Truth: The ...

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Maoism: A Global History

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The Windrush Betrayal: Expo...

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4.59 avg rating — 576 ratings
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The Lives of Lucian Freud: ...

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Homesick: Why I Live in a Shed

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The Anarchy: The East India...

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On Chapel Sands: The Myster...

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Furious Hours: Murder, Frau...

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I Will Never See the World ...

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She Has Her Mother's Laugh:...

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Imperial Twilight: The Opiu...

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