Wellcome Book Prize reveals shortlist for 2017

The shortlist for the Wellcome Book Prize has been announced, celebrating exceptional works of fiction and non-fiction that have breached the worlds of health and medicine. 

Consisting of 6 books, four of which are non-fiction and two fiction, the list was selected by a judging panel chaired by celebrated Scottish crime writer Val McDermid, alongside Simon Baron-Cohen, Gemma Cairney, Tim Lewens, and Di Speirs. 

This shortlist for the £30,000 prize includes the first posthumously published title in Paul Kalanithi’s memoir When Breath Becomes Aira book which Bill Gates said “left me in tears”, and the first translated text

To see the full content, share this page by clicking one of the buttons below

Click here to Read from the source


Check Also

MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of 'intense’ terror threat

Media playback is unsupported on your device The UK’s intelligence services are facing an “intense” ...