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Read Smart: In Conversation - Jennifer Homans

15 November 2023

Tune into the latest episode of the Read Smart podcast, which is dedicated to Jennifer Homans and her shortlisted book, Mr B: George Balanchine’s 20th Century. Recognised as the first major biography of the legendary choreographer and based on more than one hundred interviews, Jennifer’s work takes readers through the tumultuous life of the man who has been hailed by The New York Times as being the “Shakespeare of dancing.”

Listen now to hear all about it. The podcast is generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation. 

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 livestreamed across the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction social channels.