- Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed
- Bad Science by Ben Goldacre
- The Lost City of Z by David Grann
- Leviathan by Philip Hoare
- The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
- Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality by Manjit Kumar
The winner will be announced on June 30th.