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The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2019

The UK'S PREMIER PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION BOOKS

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 2018 Baillie Gifford Prize was Serhii Plokhy for his book Chernobyl.

Submissions for the 2019 edition of The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction (formerly The Samuel Johnson Prize) are now closed.