Wellcome Book Prize’s 2018 Shortlist: Five of Six Titles Are by Women

Themed on medical science and society’s relationship to it, the Wellcome Book Prize announces a shortlist for 2018 that includes four debuts. One title is a novel, one is a memoir, and four are nonfiction. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Health and the Human Experience’ ne of the most interestingly specialized literature awards programs of each year is the ... The post Wellcome Book Prize’s 2018 Shortlist: Five of Six Titles Are by Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair

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Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

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Rausing and Adébáyọ̀ make female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

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