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An Evening With The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction Shortlist

Tuesday 13th November 19:00 - 21:30 at London - Tottenham Court Road

Waterstones TCR is delighted to host an evening featuring the authors shortlisted for the 2018 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, before the winner is announced on Nov 14.

Hosted by Razia Iqbal, the evening will include readings from and discussion with the shortlisted authors, an opportunity for questions from the audience, and a book signing.

The 2018 shortlist is:

Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine - Hannah Fry
The Spy and the Traitor - Ben Macintyre
Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man - Thomas Page McBee
Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age - Stephen R. Platt
Chernobyl: A History of a Tragedy - Serhii Plohky
She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions and Potential of Heredity - Carl Zimmer

The Baillie Gifford Prize is the most prestigious non-fiction prize in the UK, and aims to reward the best of non-fiction from authors across the world. Formerly known as The Samuel Johnson Prize (1999 – 2015), it covers all non-fiction in the areas of current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography, autobiography and the arts.


London - Tottenham Court Road Waterstones, London - Tottenham Court Road
Tuesday 13th November 19:00 - 21:30

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