Episode 5: Sports Writing


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In our latest episode of the Read Smart podcast, host Razia Iqbal is joined by sports journalist Alyson Rudd and novelist Boris Starling.

Together, Razia and our guests delve into the topic of sports writing and what truly makes a good sports book. Alyson and Boris speak on their own experiences with researching and commentating sport, as well as the complex nature of ghostwriting. The podcast closes on the subject of which sports are the most exciting to read about and which particular sports novels the two guests will never forget.

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