The Wellcome Book Prize is delighted to announce a series of events celebrating this year’s wonderfully eclectic shortlist, including the opportunity to hear from some of the authors as they discuss their critically acclaimed books.
We are delighted to announce that celebrated Scottish crime writer Val McDermid will be the Chair of the Wellcome Book Prize 2017 judging panel, which features leading figures from across the worlds of literature, academia, science and the media.
The Wellcome Book Prize celebrates medicine in literature. In the first of a two-part series, we ask some of our judges and former winners to pick their all-time favourite fiction books that touch on this fascinating topic.
The world is changing, sometimes incredibly fast. But one constant is that books can help us understand the world and our place in it. Some of our 2016 judges and a former winner offer their picks to make sense of it all this year.