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Henry and Ian BOSH! David Baddiel Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama Sam Baker Sarah Bakewell Ed Balls Kat Banyard Brigitte Baptiste Aja Barber Aja Barber Dan Barber Lynn Barber Shahidha Bari Patrick Barkham Emma Barnett Simon Baron-Cohen Damian Barr Hannah Barry Sebastian Barry Jamie Bartlett Nadine Batchelor-Hunt Laura Bates Camila Batmanghelidjh Guin Batten Stephen Bayley Peter Bazalgette Alex Beard Mary Beard Ned Beauman Alison Bechdel Jonathan Beckman Anthony Beevor Antony Beevor Steve Bell Lucinda Belle Alex Bellos Tal Ben-Shahar Melissa Benn Sarah Bennetto Tim Benton Mike Berners-Lee Liz Berry Peter Berthoud Ash Bhardwaj Fatima Bhutto Anne Biklé John Bird Lliana Bird Tim Birkhead Terence Blacker Chris Blackhurst Immodesty Blaize James Bloodworth Amy Bloom Ed Bloomer Crispin Blunt MP Alecky Blythe Jeffrey Boakye Chris Boardman Matthew Bolton Sam Bompas Michael Bond Wellcome Book Prize 2016 Tracy Borman Joanna Bourke Joanna Bowen Meg Bowles Rosie Boycott Joe Boyd Emma-Louise Boynton John Bradshaw Karren Brady Billy Bragg Melvyn Bragg Jo Brand Tania Branigan Clare Brass Candice Brathwaite Rutger Bregman Nick Bridge Emma Bridgewater James Bridle Octavia Bright Patrick Bringley Nick Broomfield Craig Brown Gabe Brown Greg Brown Matt Brown Natasha Brown Pete Brown Tina Brown Ariel Bruce Becci Bryant Gregory Buchakjian NoViolet Bulawayo Oliver Bullough Oliver Burkeman Dean Burnett Elizabeth-Jane Burnett John Burnham Schwartz Scott Burnham Catherine Burns Sarah Burns Jane Bussman Amber Butchart Tim Butcher George Butler AS Byatt Paula Byrne

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Neil MacGregor Hannah MacInnes Richard MacLean Smith Helen Macdonald Robert Macfarlane Ben Macintyre Bella Mackie Sabrina Mahfouz Imran Mahmood Emtithal Mahmoud Rosh Mahtani Lara Maiklem Kenan Malik Pippa Malmgren Henry Mance Kathryn Mannix Sarfraz Manzoor Jo Marchant Nina Marenzi Assemble’s Maria Lisogorskaya Dr Maria Neira Nic Marks Andrew Marr Helen Marriage Henry Marsh Tim Marshall Pedro Martins Christopher Mason Nick Mason Paul Mason James Massiah Alexander Masters Hisham Matar Cerys Matthews Ben Mauk Katherine May Catherine Mayer Emily Mayhew Mariana Mazzucato Colum McCann Kate McClymont Jeffrey McDaniel Val McDermid Chris McDougall Julie McDowall Ian McEwan Roger McGough Anthony McGrath Chris McGreal Bill McGuire Jay McInerney Laura McInerney Bill McKibben Hollie McNish Guy Meadows James Meek Maxine Mei-Fung Chung Paul Mendez Clara Mercer Claire Messud Tasha Mhakayakora Andrew Michael Hurley John Micklethwait Emily Midorikawa Thomasina Miers Ed Miliband Gina Miller Sarah Millican Paul Mines Andy Mitchell David Mitchell John Mitchinson Deborah Moggach Lottie Moggach Anahita Moghaddam Fahma Mohamed Hashi Mohamed George Monbiot Joanna Moncrieff Carlos Monreal Jack Monroe David R. Montgomery Tanya Moodie Chris Moore Tom Moorhouse Caitlin Moran Abi Morgan Eleanor Morgan Polly Morland Paul Morley Michael Morpurgo Jackie Morris Blake Morrison Helena Morrissey Benjamin Moser Ottessa Moshfegh Dr Michael Mosley Max Mosley Sarah Moss Kate Mosse Andrew Motion Leila Mottley Harry Mount Dambisa Moyo Siddhartha Mukherjee Paul Muldoon Simon Munnery Ben Murray Jenni Murray Paul Murray Tiffany Murray Omar Musa Tom Mustill Martin Myerscough

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Layla F. Saad Jonathan Safran Foer Sunjeev Sahota Angela Saini Dan Saladino Polly Samson Julia Samuel Michael Sandel Philippe Sands Jasvinder Sanghera Sathnam Sanghera Isabella Sankey Hashim Sarkis Noo Saro-Wiwa June Sarpong Koji Sasaki Reshma Saujani Cameron Saul George Saunders Roz Savage Gerald Scarfe Simon Schama Eric Schlosser Serge Schmemann Christine Schuler Deschryver Linda Scott Orlando Seale Simon Sebag Montefiore Kirsty Sedgman Abel Selaocoe Will Self Will Self Will Self Anil Seth Geeta Sethi Miranda Seymour Karen Shackleton Elif Shafak Kamila Shamsie Leanne Shapton Akhil Sharma Janis Sharp Fiona Shaw Madeleine Shaw Edward Shawcross Hofesh Shechter Owen Sheers Naomi Sheldon Merlin Sheldrake Rupert Sheldrake Siddarth Shrikanth Lionel Shriver Guy Shrubsole Nikesh Shukla Alexandra Shulman William Sieghart Lucy Siegle Shelley Silas Steve Silberman Rohan Silva Suzanne Simard Andrew Simms Christopher Simon Sykes Iain Sinclair Simon Sinek Simon Singh Adam Sisman Lemn Sissay Rebecca Skloot Gillian Slovo Tim Smedley Sam Smiles Tim Smit Alexander McCall Smith Ali Smith Ed Smith Jacqui Smith Noel Smith Phoebe Smith Samantha Smith Zadie Smith Jon Snow Rebecca Solnit Andrew Solomon Ahdaf Soueif Alistair Spalding Tim Spector Nicola Spence Charles Spencer Nick Spencer David Spiegelhalter Hilary Spurling Amia Srinivasan Love Ssega Kassia St Clair Clive Stafford Smith Kim Stanley Robinson Kostas Stasinopoulos Imelda Staunton Carolyn Steel Gloria Steinem Polly Stenham Jordan Stephens Louise Stern Melissa Sterry Juliet Stevenson Nina Stibbe Francine Stock Frances Stonor Saunders Cheryl Strayed Janet Street-Porter Nicola Streeten Clover Stroud Clover Stroud Rick Stroud Elizabeth Strout Douglas Stuart Keith Stuart Tristram Stuart Kate Summerscale Chief Superintendent Raj S. Kohli Tim Supple Rory Sutherland Isy Suttie Frank Swain John Sweeney Plum Sykes