Read Smart Podcast: The 2022 Longlist


Tune into the latest episode of The Read Smart Podcast, which is dedicated entirely to the much-anticipated longlist! Host Razia Iqbal will be joined by three members of our judging panel — Caroline Sanderson, Laura Spinney, and Samanth Subramanian. They will discuss all twelve longlisted books and why they have been chosen to be in the running for this year’s prize.

Listen now to hear all about the longlisted books. The podcast is generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation. To find out more about The Baillie Gifford Prize, click here.

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The announcement of the six books shortlisted for this year’s prize will take place on 10 October during an event at the Cheltenham Literature Festival. The winner will be announced on 17 November at the Science Museum at an award ceremony generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation. The announcement will also be live-streamed across the Baillie Gifford Prize social channels.

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