The shortlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction was announced.
Caroline Elkins, Legacy of Violence: A History of the British Empire (Knopf)
Jonathan Freedland, The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World (Harper)
Sally Hayden, My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World’s Deadliest Migration Route (Melville House)
Anna Keay, The Restless Republic: Britain Without a Crown (William Collins)
Polly Morland, A Fortunate Woman: A Country Doctor’s Story (Picador)
Katherine Rundell, Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne (Farrar, Straus)