Read Smart: The Baillie Gifford Podcast
Coming trends in non-fiction publishing, with Matthew Hennessey, Non-Fiction Buyer at Waterstones and Alexis Kirschbaum, Publishing Director at Bloomsbury.
Welcome back for another season of Read Smart – the podcast that explores the world of non-fiction and provides you with some behind-the-scenes insights into the prestigious Baillie Gifford Prize.
In this episode Shahidha Bari discusses the biggest trends to watch out for in non-fiction publishing during 2022, with industry experts Matthew Hennessey, Non-Fiction Buyer at Waterstones and Alexis Kirschbaum, Publishing Director at Bloomsbury.
Toby Mundy, Director of the Baillie Gifford Prize, is also joined by Reeves Wiedeman, author and features writer at New York Magazine, who has been investigating the recent case of the ‘book thief’. A story of impersonation that has recently come to a light with the arrest of 29 year old Filippo Bernardini by the FBI. Listen now to hear more.
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