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

 
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
1989 Ian Gibson Federico Garcia Lorca
1988 Humphrey Carpenter The Life of Ezra Pound
1987 Robert Hughes The Fatal Shore
1986 Alan Crawford C.R. Ashbee
1985 Ann Thwaite Edmund Gosse
1984 Hilary Spurling Ivy Compton-Burnett
1983 Peter Porter Collected Poems
1982 Richard Ellmann James Joyce
1981 Victoria Glendinning Edith Sitwell
1980 Robert Bernard Martin Tennyson: The Unquiet Heart
1979 Geoffrey Hill Tenebrae
1978 Mark Girouard Life in the English Country House
1977 E.R. Dodds Missing Persons
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