Win the Wellcome Book Prize Longlist

Lounge Books - Competition - Wellcome Prize

The Wellcome Prize Longlist includes:-

Stay With Me (Canongate Books) by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ (Nigeria) Fiction

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine (Allen Lane, Penguin Press) by Lindsey Fitzharris (USA) Non-fiction

In Pursuit of Memory: The fight against Alzheimer’s (John Murray) by Joseph Jebelli (UK) Non-fiction

Plot 29: A memoir (4th Estate, HarperCollins) by Allan Jenkins (UK) Non-fiction

The White Book (Portobello Books, Granta) by Han Kang (South Korea) translated by Deborah Smith (UK) Fiction

With the End in Mind: Dying, death and wisdom in an age of denial (William Collins, HarperCollins UK) by Kathryn Mannix (UK) Non-fiction

Midwinter Break (Jonathan Cape) by Bernard MacLaverty (Ireland) Fiction

To Be a Machine: Adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death (Granta Books) by Mark O’Connell (Ireland) Non-fiction

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen brushes with death (Tinder Press, Headline Publishing Group) by Maggie O’Farrell (UK/Ireland) Non-fiction

Mayhem: A memoir (Hamish Hamilton, Penguin Books) by Sigrid Rausing (Sweden) Non-fiction

Behave: The biology of humans at our best and worst (The Bodley Head, Vintage) by Robert Sapolsky (USA) Non-fiction

The Vaccine Race: How scientists used human cells to combat killer viruses (Doubleday, Transworld) by Meredith Wadman (USA/Canada) Non-fiction

Win 12 fabulous books that made it onto the prestigious Wellcome Book Prize Longlist.

The 2018 Wellcome Book Prize longlist celebrates the many ways in which literature can illuminate the breadth and depth of our relationship with health, medicine and illness.