Read Smart Podcast – George Floyd: Two Years On


Tune in to the latest episode of the Read Smart podcast, ‘George Floyd: Two Years On’ where writer and critic Tomiwa Owolade and Olivette Otele PhD, Professor of the Legacies and Memory of Slavery at SOAS University of London, discuss the widespread impact of George Floyd’s tragic death on both the cultural landscape and the publishing world. Guests delve into the role of the Black Lives Matter movement, unconscious bias, and which works of non-fiction have personally inspired them.

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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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The winner of the 2022 Baillie Gifford Prize will be announced on 17 November this year.

The Baillie Gifford Prize is also offering one lucky winner a lucky dip selection of fascinating non-fiction reads for completing a digital survey on their website. Find the survey and all terms and conditions on the homepage here. Good luck!

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