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Baillie Gifford 2018 short

Baillie Gifford Prize 2018 for non fiction

 

 

 

  • Hello World: How to be Human in The Age of The Machine, Hannah Fry (Doubleday)
  • The Spy and the Traitor, Ben Macintyre (Viking)
  • Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man, Thomas Page McBee (Canongate Books)
  • Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China’s Last Golden Age, Stephen R Platt (Atlantic)
  • Chernobyl: History of A Tragedy, Serhii Plokhy (Allen Lane)
  • She Has Her Mother’s Laugh:  The Powers, Perversions and Potential of Heredity, Carl Zimmer (Picador)

The winner of the 2018 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction will be announced on Wednesday 14 November at an awards dinner at RIBA generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation.

 

Man Booker Prize 2018 for fiction shortlist

 

 

  • Anna Burns (UK)  Milkman
  • Esi Edugyan (Canada)  Washington Black
  • Daisy Johnson (UK)  Everything Under
  • Rachel Kushner (USA)  The Mars Room
  • Richard Powers (USA)  The Overstory 
  • Robin Robertson (UK)  The Long Take

The 2018 winner will be announced on Tuesday 16 October in London’s Guildhall, at a dinner that brings together the shortlisted authors and well-known figures from the cultural world. The ceremony will be aired by the BBC, the prize’s broadcast partner.

 

Crime Novel of the Year Award

Congratulations to the winner of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, Stav Sherez with The Intrusions and Congratulations to John Grisham on being awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction!

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