Read Smart: Insight into a Year of Elections
19 February 2024
Tune into this special shortlist edition of the Read Smart podcast, where Toby Mundy speaks to shortlisted author Tania Branigan about her book, Red Memory: Living, Remembering and Forgetting China’s Cultural Revolution. Branigan’s book explores and uncovers forty years of rarely heard stories surrounding this Cultural Revolution, begging the question: what happens to the present when the past is repressed and buried?
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.