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Read Smart: The Winner of Winners Shortlist: Craig Brown

12 April 2023

The latest episode of The Read Smart Podcast features host Razia Iqbal speaking to Craig Brown about his book One, Two, Three, Four: The Beatles in Time, which won the Baillie Gifford Prize in 2020.

Brown’s book has been described by The Guardian as “not a biography so much as a group portrait in vignettes, a rearrangement of stories and legends whose trick is to make The Beatles gleam anew.” One Two Three Four is a kaleidoscopic and unique exploration of the timeless band. In the podcast, the originality of the book is explored, alongside how Brown feels ahead of the winner announcement.

Craig Brown will be appearing live at 6pm on 23rd April at Cambridge Literary Festival alongside two other shortlisted #WinnerofWinners authors - Barbara Demick and Patrick Radden Keefe. Click this link to buy tickets to the Cambridge Event:…winners/

Read Smart Podcast is commissioned by The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction and is generously supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation.