2022 Shortlist

  • Straits: Beyond the Myth of Magellan, by Felipe Fernández-Armesto. Book cover showing woodcut of ship in a stormy sea

    Felipe Fernández-Armesto

    Straits: Beyond the Myth of Magellan

    Bloomsbury Publishing

  • Vic Gatrell

    Conspiracy on Cato Street: A Tale of Liberty and Revolution in Regency London

    Cambridge University Press

  • James Hamilton

    Constable: A Portrait

    Weidenfeld and Nicolson

  • Anna Keay

    The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown


  • Katherine Rundell

    Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne

    Faber & Faber

  • James Vincent

    Beyond Measure: The Hidden History of Measurement

    Faber & Faber