The UK’s Wolfson History Prize gives its top honor this year to Halik Kochanski’s ‘Resistance,’ on the World War II underground.
John Vaillant’s ‘Fire Weather’ about fossil fuels, climate science, and disaster wins the 2023 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction in London.
Working with Nielsen, the Baillie Gifford Prize’s research on six winners shows an average 857-percent gain in unit sales after a win.
The Baillie Gifford Prize shortlist includes three debut authors and a nod to the independent house Swift Press.
‘New perspectives,’ organizers say, lie in the ‘enduring power of history writing’ as the Wolfson History Prize names a 2023 shortlist.
The 26th award from the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction will come from the 13-title longlist announced today in London.
The UK’s Wolfson History Prize 50th-anniversary purse grows to £50,000 for the winner and £5,000 for each shortlisted author.
‘Black Spartacus’ is a biography of Toussaint Louverture, a slave rebellion leader who died before he could see his revolution completed.
Jurors say their shortlist for the 2021 Wolfson History Prize reflects the modern relevance of history. Shortlisted authors are in the Hay Festival program on June 2.
In what ‘changed the way in which the jury thought about Africa,’ Toby Green’s book revisits the 18th- and 19th-century center of the slave trade.
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