Welcome to the Baillie Gifford Lounge
Here you will find an array of content for non-fiction enthusiasts. You can read and subscribe to our award-winning magazine Trust, tune into podcasts, read exclusive author interviews and find out more about the UK’s leading non-fiction prize.
Baillie Gifford, the Edinburgh-based independent investment management partnership, has been a principal partner of The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival since 2009. Founded in 1908, the firm is a long-term supporter of the arts and academia, and a major sponsor of literary events taking place across the UK.
Authors taking part in the Baillie Gifford sponsored events at the festival this year include Tim Harford, Elif Shafak, Ian Goldin and Robert Winton. Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, managed by Baillie Gifford, is also supporting a panel discussion on China.
We do hope you enjoy this year’s online festival, where you can hear from a wide range of incredible writers. In the meantime, please do enjoy everything the Baillie Gifford Lounge has to offer.
Our award-winning free magazine
Trust is full of insightful articles about innovations that are transforming the way we live and work. Through features on the pioneering companies and conversations with visionary authors, readers can find out first-hand about the sources of disruption in our fast-changing world. You can also find out more about our literary festival sponsorship programme, with regular give-aways and exclusive author interviews.
Win a selection of non-fiction books
Subscribe to the digital version of our free award-winning magazine Trust and you could win a copy of the books from the Baillie Gifford sponsored events along with the winning titles from the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. There are 10 books in the prize, from authors including Tim Harford, Elif Shafak, Philippe Sands, Hallie Rubenhold and more.
Insights and Interviews
Read an array of exclusive author interviews with Sir Martin Rees, Michael Wood, Sue Armstrong, Lynda Gratton and Andrew J Scott, and more.
Hear frank, thought-provoking opinions from our investment teams about the companies that are transforming the world.
Read our thoughts on a variety of topics including investing for the long term, healthcare, technology and transformational change.
The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction
Find out about the UK’s leading prize for non-fiction, the judges, the 2020 longlist, podcasts and more.