Baillie Gifford Prize shortlist 2021
18 October 2021
Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human
Landscape by Cal Flyn (William Collins)
and Things I have Withheld by Kei Miller (Canongate)
are among the six books shortlisted for the prestigious Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2021.
The shortlist in full is:
The winner will be announced on Tuesday 16 November 2021.
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.
Formerly known as The Samuel Johnson Prize (1999 - 2015) it is
the most prestigious non-fiction prize in the UK, worth £50,000 to