The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2022 Winner

It is our great pleasure to confirm Super-infinite: The Transformations of John Donne by Katherine Rundell as the winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2022.

In this deeply researched and page-turning reconstruction of the leading metaphysical poet John Donne’s eventful life, scholar and lauded children’s author Katherine Rundell takes in the jaw-dropping escapades, private sorrows and joys of the man who switched between the roles of a celebrated preacher, religious outsider, social disaster and the darling of the establishment.

The Shortlist

Legacy of Violence
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The Escape Artist
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£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
My Fourth Time, We Drowned
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The Restless Republic
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£25.00   £22.99
Hardback
A Fortunate Woman
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£16.99
Hardback
Super-infinite
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£16.99   £14.99
Hardback

The Longlist

Legacy of Violence
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Invisible Child
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£16.99
Paperback
The Escape Artist
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£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
Otherlands
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£20.00
Hardback
Dinner with Joseph Johnson
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My Fourth Time, We Drowned
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Original Sins
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£16.99
Hardback
The Restless Republic
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£25.00   £22.99
Hardback
A Fortunate Woman
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£16.99
Hardback
The Barefoot Woman
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Super-infinite
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£16.99   £14.99
Hardback
Kingdom of Characters
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£20.00
Hardback

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