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 2021

The Greek Revolution: 1821 and the Making of Modern Europe
By Mark Mazower
Allen Lane

'His elegant and rigorous account...holds lessons about the galvanizing effects of violence, the role of foreign intervention and the design flaws in dreams.'
— The Economist
Photo Credit: Julie Fry

Recent Winners

A History of the Bible

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