‘Converging in their concern with the legacies of empire,’ five titles are named by the £25,000 Al-Rodhan Prize program in London.
King’s College literature and history professor emeritus Patrick Wright has been announced as chair of the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2020
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.
With a hope of seeing readers ‘look to other cultures to find answers’ in an era of stark divisions, this year’s Al-Rodhan jury names its six top picks.
The Skyhorse edition of the Mueller Report a nonfiction bestseller on Amazon, despite that it, as yet, has nothing between its covers.
The British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize has staged an interview with its 2018 laureate at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
This year’s Al-Rodhan-winning title is being praised for its grasp of ‘the notion of the border, not just as a frontier but as a psychological and cultural dynamic.’ The British Academy’s prize pays £25,000 to its winner, Kapka Kassabova.
The UK’s relatively young Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize announces its shortlist, which honors nonfiction books that enhance ‘global cultural understanding.’