The Read Smart Podcast S2 Episode 5: Sports Writing

In the latest episode of the Read Smart podcast, host Razia Iqbal, is joined by sports journalist Alyson Rudd and novelist Boris Starling.

Together, Razia and guests delve into the topic of sports writing and what truly makes a good sports book. Alyson and Boris speak on their own experiences with researching and commentating sport, as well as the complex nature of ghostwriting. The podcast closes on the subject of which sports are the most exciting to read about and which particular sports novels the two guests will never forget.

Each month, Razia will be hosting a variety of guests, from prize winning authors and Baillie Gifford Prize judges to publishing insiders, to talk about the world of non-fiction. You can catch up on previous episodes of the Read Smart podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Entale and Stitcher.

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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