British Academy Book Prize giveaway

Pile of shortlisted books for the British Academy Book Prize 2021

Book giveaway

Ten lucky winners will receive a complete set last year’s British Academy Book Prize shortlist. The set includes:

  • Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire by Sujit Sivasundaram (Harper Collins)
  • Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape by Cal Flyn (Harper Collins)
  • Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities by Professor Mahmood Mamdani FBA (Belkbap Press of HUP)
  • Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Today by Professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr (Chatto & Windus, VINTAGE)

The British Academy’s non-fiction book prize is awarded annually for a book that contributes to public understanding of world cultures. It is designed to illuminate the interconnections and divisions that shape cultural identity worldwide.

Enter this competition by answering a simple question and you could win this fantastic selection of books.

Entries close on 31 May 2022.

Terms and conditions

  1. This prize draw is open to UK residents aged 18 years or over.
  2. Entries must be received by 6pm BST Tuesday 31 May 2022. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the relevant closing date for any reason. Entries via agents or third parties are invalid.
  3. Maximum of two entries per person.
  4. To enter once, the entrant must provide their name, email address and answer to the first competition question in the form above.
  5. To enter twice, the entrant must also answer the second question in minimum of 140 characters.
  6. Ten winners will be chosen from a random draw of entries received in accordance with these terms and conditions. The draw will be performed by a random computer process.
  7. The prize is a set of books, consisting of Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire by Sujit Sivasundaram, Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape by Cal Flyn, Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities by Professor Mahmood Mamdani FBA, Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Today by Professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
  8. The Prize is non-transferable and non-refundable and the winners cannot request any alternative prize (cash or otherwise).
  9. Prizes are subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.
  10. The winners will be notified via email within 14 working days of the deadline closing. The winner must respond to the email to claim their prize within 14 working days of the Promoter sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules.
  11. The Promoter will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of running the competition, unless otherwise stated in the entry details. By entering this competition, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the purposes of the administration of this competition.
  12. By entering the competition each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  13. The Promoter is the British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St James’s, London, SW1Y 5AH. Tel: 0207 969 5200.

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