5x15: Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist

Sun Apr 29 2018

3:00 PM

Cecil Sharp House

2 Regent's Park Rd London NW1 7AY

10.00

All Ages

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On the eve of the prize announcement, the finalists of the Wellcome Book Prize 2018 gather to present their work in a spirit of friendly competition. Come listen and decide who to your mind should win the coveted prize! 

Featuring: Sigrid Rausing on her memoir of loss and addiction, Lyndsey Fitzharris on her history of surgery 'The Butchering Art', Ayobami Adebayo on fertility, Kathryn Mannix on palliative care and Meredith Wadman on combatting killer viruses. Also shortlisted is Mark O'Connell for To Be A Machine.

The Wellcome Book Prize is awarded annually to celebrate the many ways in which literature can illuminate the breadth and depth of our relationship with health, medicine and illness.

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5x15: Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist

Sun Apr 29 2018 3:00 PM

Cecil Sharp House London
5x15: Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist
  • Sorry, you missed this event.
  • Check out other similar events on TicketWeb.

10.00 All Ages

On the eve of the prize announcement, the finalists of the Wellcome Book Prize 2018 gather to present their work in a spirit of friendly competition. Come listen and decide who to your mind should win the coveted prize! 

Featuring: Sigrid Rausing on her memoir of loss and addiction, Lyndsey Fitzharris on her history of surgery 'The Butchering Art', Ayobami Adebayo on fertility, Kathryn Mannix on palliative care and Meredith Wadman on combatting killer viruses. Also shortlisted is Mark O'Connell for To Be A Machine.

The Wellcome Book Prize is awarded annually to celebrate the many ways in which literature can illuminate the breadth and depth of our relationship with health, medicine and illness.

5x15: 5 Speakers, 15 Minutes Each

5x15: 5 Speakers, 15 Minutes Each

Spoken Word