Tune into the latest episode of the Read Smart podcast, where two of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction judges – Arifa Akbar and Ruth Scurr – will be delving into the 2023 longlist with host, Razia Iqbal. Spanning the complex themes of war, memory, revolution, and science, this year’s longlist illuminates a myriad of historical topics, bringing to life forgotten stories that address the most urgent concerns for our future.
The podcast is generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation. For more podcast episodes from The Baillie Gifford Prize, click here. Follow @BGPrize on Instagram, Facebook, X, TikTok and YouTube.
The announcement of the six books shortlisted for this year’s prize will take place on Sunday 8 October during a live event at the Cheltenham Literature Festival.
The winner will be announced on Thursday 16 November at an award ceremony at the Science Museum, generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation. The announcement will also be live-streamed across the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction social channels.