Meet the authors shortlisted for the 2021 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding at this special online event organised in partnership with the London Review Bookshop. Awarded annually since 2013, the British Academy’s £25,000 non-fiction book prize recognises work that searches for truth and reason in difficult places and shines a light on the connections and divisions that shape cultural identity worldwide. Join the four shortlisted authors, Cal Flyn, Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Mahmood Mamdani and Sujit Sivasundaram, for an exploration of urgent and globally significant topics.
The 2021 shortlist:
- Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape, by Cal Flyn
- Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and its Urgent Lessons for Today, by Professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
- Neither Settler nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities, by Professor Mahmood Mamdani FBA
- Waves across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire, by Professor Sujit Sivasundaram
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