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The British Academy Book Prize Winner’s Announcement Event 2023
October 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us to discover the winner of the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding.
Awarded annually since 2013, the British Academy’s £25,000 non-fiction book prize recognises work that searches for truth and reason in difficult places and shines a light on the connections and divisions that shape cultural identity worldwide.
The six shortlisted books are:
- Red Memory: Living, Remembering and Forgetting China’s Cultural Revolution by Tania Branigan
- Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire by Nandini Das
- The Violence of Colonial Photography by Daniel Foliard
- Black Ghost of Empire: The Long Death of Slavery and the Failure of Emancipation by Kris Manjapra
- Papyrus: The Invention of Books in the Ancient World by Irene Vallejo
- Ritual: How Seemingly Senseless Acts Make Life Worth Living by Dimitris Xygalatas
You can find out more about the shortlisted books, and order a copy, via the London Review Bookshop.
- October 31
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
- Free, booking required
- Event Categories:
- Arts, Education, Events in London, Free Events, Literary, Literature
- Event Tags:
- Adult Education, Adult Learning, Book Signing, Books, Education, Events In London, Free Events, Literary, Literature, Social Sciences and Humanities
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