Costa Book Awards 2021 Part 1

Episode 255,  Jan 21, 01:00 PM

In this, the first of our episodes on the Costa Book Awards, we introduce you to some of this year's winners.

Caleb Azumah Nelson, winner of the Debut Novel Award, introduces us to 'Open Water'.

Hannah Lowe discusses the influence of teaching in an inner city school on her book 'The Kids', winner of the Poetry Award.

We look back at last year's overall winner, Monique Roffey, with her enchanting tale 'The Mermaid of Black Conch'.

And we return to Caleb Azumah Nelson for the Books of Your Life.