The Baillie Gifford Prize rewards excellence in non-fiction writing, bringing the best in intelligent reflection on the world to new readers. It covers all non-fiction in the areas of current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography, autobiography and the arts.
The winner of the 2021 Baillie Gifford Prize of Non-Fiction was Patrick Radden Keefe for Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
The Baillie Gifford Prize Podcast, Read Smart, explores the increasingly popular world of non-fiction books and follows the Prize throughout the year as it unfolds. Read Smart is generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation. Learn more about the podcast here.
The winner of the 2022 prize will be announced on 17 November 2022.