Lunchtime shortlist readings at the Book Bar

This lunchtime we’re taking over Waterstones Tottenham Court Road for the Baileys Prize Book Bar shortlist readings!

If you can’t join us in person, scroll down for exclusive readings from each of the 2017 shortlisted novels performed by actors Tori Allen-Martin and James Rastall – the perfect escape for your lunch hour!

James Rastall performs Madeleine Thein’s Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Tori Allen-Martin performs Gwendoline Riley’s First Love

James Rastall performs Naomi Alderman’s The Power

Tori Allen-Martin performs Ayobami Adebayo’s Stay With Me

James Rastall performs C. E. Morgan’s The Sport of Kings

Tori Allen-Martin performs Linda Grant’s The Dark Circle