Lisa Lucas: On Why Literary Awards Do (And Sometimes Don’t) Matter – Curiosity Lecture Series
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From the Oscars and the Grammys to international book awards, the decisions – and ethics – behind accolades are a constant topic of debate. As Executive Director of the organisation behind America’s prestigious National Book Awards, Lisa Lucas has thought about these issues more than most. Join her for a compelling talk on the challenges of measuring success, the importance of moving beyond lip service when it comes to diversity, and the relationship between literary excellence and literary popularity.
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