The Women's Prize for Non-Fiction 2024 Shortlist

A new sister prize for one of Britain’s most influential and popular literary awards, the Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction is launched this year to further amplify female voices and champion bold, extraordinary books that inform, connect, challenge and inspire.

Celebrating excellence in writing and research, the inaugural shortlist reflects the incredible breadth and depth of women’s narrative non-fiction and ranges from a breathtaking memoir of a radicalised childhood in Jamaica to a revelatory meditation on the complexities of artificial intelligence.

The winner will be announced on Thursday 13 June.

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Taking the dramatic 1654 explosion in Delft that killed the painter Carel Fabritius as a springboard for a profound meditation on Dutch art and culture, the author of On Chapel Sands casts light on an era of astonishing artistic creativity and innovation.
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Deftly following the threads from online keyboard warriors to conspiracy theorists and the instability of democracy itself, this astounding work from the author of No Logo and This Changes Everything tracks the extreme views of a woman frequently mistaken for the author.
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Powerful and searingly honest, Masud’s breathtaking memoir weaves reflections on Britain’s flatlands with poetry, history and insightful meditation on loss, identity and trauma.
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Blending searing history with arts and crafts, Miles tells the story of an embroidered sack that originally belonged to an enslaved woman in deeply affecting and erudite prose.
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A timely and revelatory meditation on the complexities of artificial intelligence and automated decision-making , Code Dependent explores the enormous effect of powerful and often exploitative technologies on individuals, communities and society at large.
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A searing and unflinching memoir of a radicalised childhood in Jamaica, How to Say Babylon recounts the tyrannical reign of Safiya Sinclair's father and how she escaped his strict Rastafari ideals.
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The Britannias
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Vulture Capitalism
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Eve
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Intervals
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Shadows At Noon
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Thunderclap
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Some People Need Killing
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Wifedom
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Matrescence
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Doppelganger
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A Flat Place
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All That She Carried
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Code Dependent
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The Dictionary People
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Young Queens
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How To Say Babylon
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