Edition 2012

Laureat 2012 :

Julia Lovell
Julia Lovell | The Opium War : Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China | History – Picador 2011

Finalists 2012 :

Julia Lovell
The Opium War : Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China
History – Picador 2011
Martin Pollack
Kaiser von Amerika : Die grosse Flucht aus Galizien
History – Paul Zsolnay Verlag 2010
Timothy Snyder
Bloodlands – Europe between Hitler and Stalin
History – Basic Books 2010

Selection 2012 :

Philippe Cassard
Franz Schubert
Essay – Actes Sud Classica 2008
Patrick Deville
Kampuchéa
Novel – Seuil 2011
Mark Gevisser
Thabo Mbeki : The Dream Deferred
Biography – Jonathan Ball Publishers 2007
Julia Lovell
The Opium War : Drugs, Dreams and the Making of China
History – Picador 2011
Martin Pollack
Kaiser von Amerika : Die grosse Flucht aus Galizien
History – Paul Zsolnay Verlag 2010
Donald Ray Pollock
The Devil All The Time
Thriller – Doubleday 2011
Maria Rybakova
A sharp knife for a tender heart
Novel – Vremia 2009
Bruno Smolarz
Hokusaï aux doigts d’encre
Novel – Arléa 2011
Timothy Snyder
Bloodlands – Europe between Hitler and Stalin
History – Basic Books 2010

See also

Jury and award of the prize

Ceremony of 22 November 2012 for the presentation of the Jan Michalski Prize

Read the press release

Speech of Vera Michalski-Hoffmann

Speech of Włodzimierz Bolecki

Speech of Isabel Hilton

See the video of Julia Lovell

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