Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction

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Formerly known as The Samuel Johnson Prize (1999 – 2015) The Baillie Gifford Prize is the most prestigious non-fiction prize in the UK, worth £30,000 to the winner. From 2019 the prize amount increased to £50,000. 

The Baillie Gifford Prize aims to reward the best of non-fiction and is open to authors of any nationality. It covers all non-fiction in the areas of current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography, autobiography and the arts.

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