Frederick Studemann and Katherine Rundell on the 2023 Baillie Gifford Prize Shortlist
On the Baillie Gifford Prize Podcast, Read Smart
Tune into this special shortlist episode of the Read Smart podcast, which features the Baillie Gifford Prize live event from Cheltenham Literature Festival. Hear Chair of Judges Frederick Studemann speak to last year’s winner, Katherine Rundell, about her fascination for the electric life and work of poet John Donne, alongside the moment the six books on this year’s shortlist were revealed.
The 2023 Baillie Gifford Prize Longlist:
Time to Think: The Inside Story of the Collapse of the Tavistock’s Gender Service for Children by Hannah Barnes • Red Memory by Tania Branigan • Revolutionary Spring: Fighting for a New World 1848-1849 by Christopher Clark • Time’s Echo: The Second World War, The Holocaust, and The Music of Remembrance by Jeremy Eichler • Mr. B: George Balanchine’s Twentieth Century by Jennifer Homans • Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World by John Vaillant
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