BBC Samuel Johnson Prize Shortlist 2010
The shortlist for the 2010 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction was announced today.
Click on the titles to see what the critics made of the contenders:
Alex’s Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos (Bloomsbury)
Nothing to Envy: Real Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick (Granta)
Blood Knots by Luke Jennings (Atlantic)
Too Big to Fail: Inside the Battle to Save Wall Street by Andrew Ross Sorkin (Allen Lane)
A Gambling Man: Charles II and the Restoration by Jenny Uglow (Faber)
Catching Fire: How Cooking made us Human by Richard Wrangham (Profile)
The winner of the £20,000 prize will be announced on 1 July.
You can find more information about the prize over at its official website.