BERLIOZ: Servitude and Greatness (Allen Lane) by David Cairns
Playing Moldovans at Tennis (Ebury) by Tony Hawks
George's Ghosts a new life of W.B. Yeats (Picador) by Brenda Maddox
Genome the Autobiography of the Species in 23 Chapters (4th Estate) by Matt Ridley
Deliver us from Evil: Warlords and Peacekeepers in a world of Endless Conflict (Bloomsbury) by William Shawcross
Karl Marx (4th Estate) by Francis Wheen
Submissions for the 2015 prize are now closed.