‘Books are made for passing on’
Andrew Kidd on what he reads and the value of literary prizes today.
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Andrew Kidd is co-founder and chair of the Rathbones Folio Prize, as well as CEO of Alexi Books and Editor-at-Large for Weidenfeld & Nicolson. His previous positions included Publisher of Picador and Managing Director of literary agency Aitken Alexander Associates. Authors he has published include John Updike, Matthew Kneale, Deborah Eisenberg, Jonathan Safran Foer, Edward St Aubyn, Carol Ann Duffy, Jim Crace, Bret Easton Ellis, Jackie Kay, Alan Hollinghurst, Cormac McCarthy and John Banville (Photo by Jonathan Page).