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.

Past Winners

 
2012 Sue Prideaux Strindberg - A Life
2011 Robert Douglas Fairhurst Becoming Dickens: The Invention of a Novelist
2010 Sarah Bakewell How to Live: A life of Montaigne
2009 Robert Service Trotsky
2008 Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin American Prometheus
2007 Graham Robb The Discovery of France
2006 William Dalrymple The Last Mughal
2005 Maya Jasanoff Edge of Empire
2004 Mark Mazower Salonica: City of Ghosts
2003 Anne Applebaum Gulag: A History of the Soviet Camps
2002 Jane Ridley The Architect and his Wife:
Edwin Lutyens
2001 Margaret Macmillan Peacemakers
2000 Robert Skidelsky John Maynard Keynes
1999 Adam Hochschild King Leopold's Ghost
1998 Richard Holmes Coleridge: Darker Reflections
1997 James Buchan Frozen Desire
1996 Diarmaid MacCulloch Cranmer
1995 Gitta Sereny Albert Speer: His Battle with Truth
1994 David Gilmour Curzon
1993 John Keegan A History of Warfare
1992 Peter Hennessy Never Again
1991 Ray Monk Ludwig Wittgenstein
1990 Hugh and Mirabel Cecil Clever Hearts
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