The Walter Scott Prize for Historical History has announced the shortlist for 2019:
A Long Way From Home Peter Carey (Faber)
After The Party Cressida Connolly (Viking)
The Western Wind Samantha Harvey (Jonathan Cape)
Now We Shall Be Entirely Free Andrew Miller (Sceptre)
Warlight Michael Ondaatje(Jonathan Cape)
The Long Take Robin Robertson (Picador)
The winner will be announced on 15th June.