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 2019 Baillie Gifford Prize is Hallie Rubenhold for her book The Five: The Untold Lives of Women Killed by Jack the Ripper.
To mark 21 years of rewarding the best non-fiction writing, The Baillie Gifford Prize has launched a new podcast generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation. Learn more about the podcast here.
We are delighted to announce Hallie Rubenhold is the winner of the 2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction for The Five: The Untold Lives of Women Killed by Jack the Ripper (Doubleday).