Posted on 10/18/2021 at 09:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Congratulations to the authors who've made the 2021 Baillie Gifford Prize shortlist!
Britain’s top nonfiction award brings its winner £50,000 (about $68,600).
A winner from among this list will be revealed November 16.
Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape, by Cal Flyn.
Aftermath: Life in the Fallout of the Third Reich, 1945–1955, written by Harald Jähner and translated by Shaun Whiteside.
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty, by Patrick Radden Keefe.
Things I Have Withheld, by Kei Miller.
Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell, by John Preston.
Free: Coming of Age at the End of History, by Lea Ypi.
Last year's winner was One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time, by Craig Brown.
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