This special one-off award marks the 25th anniversary of the UK’s premier non-fiction book prize. It will crown the best work of non-fiction from the last 25 years, recognising the outstanding work of all previous 24 prizewinners. The winner announcement takes place on Thursday 27 April at an event held at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh
The shortlist of 6 books were chosen by the Winner of Winners Award judging panel: New Statesman editor-in-chief, Jason Cowley (chair); academic, critic and broadcaster, Shahidha Bari; journalist, author and academic, Sarah Churchwell; and biographer and critic Frances Wilson. Their selection was made from the previous 24 prizewinning books.