Tagged: Wellcome Book Prize

O'Connell's transhumanism debut scoops Wellcome Prize

Irish journalist Mark O’Connell’s “passionate, entertaining and cogent examination” into the use of technology to cheat death and push the human body beyond its current... Read more

Rausing and Adébáyọ̀ make female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Penguin Random House has published half the titles on the female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist, with the book finalists all linked by their complex relationship... Read more

Rausing and O'Farrell make Wellcome Prize longlist

Memoirs from Maggie O'Farrell, Sigrid Rausing and Allan Jenkins have been longlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize. Read more

Edmund de Waal to chair Wellcome Book Prize

Artist and writer Edmund de Waal is to chair the judging panel for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize which celebrates "exceptional books that engage with... Read more

'Compelling' story about organ donation wins £30k Wellcome Book Prize

Maylis de Kerangal’s Mend The Living, which explores the emotional and physical complexities of organ donation, has been named as the £30,000 winner of the... Read more

Kalanithi, Mukherjee, Moss shortlisted for Wellcome Book Prize

Paul Kalanithi’s "life-affirming" memoir When Breath Becomes Air (The Bodley Head) is one of the six-strong shortlist for this year's Wellcome Book Prize. ... Read more

McDermid to chair Wellcome Book Prize judging panel

Scottish crime writer Val McDermid is to chair the Wellcome Book Prize's 2017 judging panel, which features leading figures from across the worlds of literature,... Read more

Pictures of the week

Sir Chris Hoy, winners of the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize and the APS Awards, the Wellcome Book Prize judges and Shakespeare-loving schoolchildren feature in our... Read more

Rentzenbrink and Silberman shortlisted for Wellcome Prize

Cathy Rentzenbrink and Stephen Silberman are among six shortlisted authors for the £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize, awarded annually to the best new work of fiction or... Read more

Pictures of the week

From trophies to a literary showcase and a birthday, here are the latest pictures of the week. Read more

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