Read Smart Podcast: Food Writing


This month, host Shahidha Bari is joined by food writer Bee Wilson and Tom Tivnan, managing editor of the Bookseller, to delve into the fascinating, complex, and endlessly enjoyable genre of food writing. In this episode, Shahidha and guests discuss the role the pandemic has played on food writing in our society, the controversial participation of celebrities in the genre, and the influence of famous campaigners battling food poverty.

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Read Smart Podcast is commissioned by The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction and is generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation.

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