The Duff Cooper Prize

Duff Cooper’s bookplate,
designed by Rex Whistler

The Duff Cooper Prize

The Duff Cooper Prize

Since 2005 we have been generously supported by
Pol Roger
which donates the Champagne for the award presentation,
and contributes £1000 towards the £5,000 prize.


Duff Cooper


The Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize celebrates the best in non-fiction writing.The first award was made in 1956, and it has been given annually ever since

The Winner 2014

Other People's Countries: A Journey into Memory
By Patrick McGuiness
Jonathan Cape

‘A stunning piece of lyrical writing, rich in narrative and character - full of fresh ways of looking at how we grow up, how we remember, how we start to make sense of the world.’ 

Recent Winners

How to Live: A Life of Montaigne

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