Today (11th September) the British Academy announced their shortlist for the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for global cultural understanding, which includes our own Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann. The prize rewards and celebrates the best works of non-fiction that have contributed to global cultural understanding. The winner will be announced at an evening ceremony held at the British Academy on Tuesday 30 October.

The six books that make up the 2018 shortlist are:

  • Black Tudors: The Untold Story by Miranda Kaufmann 
  • I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet
  • Tears of RangiExperiments Across Worlds by Dame Anne Salmond 
  • The Islamic EnlightenmentThe Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason by Christopher de Bellaigue 
  • Al-Britannia: A Journey Through Muslim Britain by James Fergusson 
  • Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova 

Find out more about the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize here.