Thanks to everyone who voted for Wendy Pollard. She didn’t win but was a worthy finalist.

We are delighted that Wendy Pollard has been voted as a finalist of the People’s Book Prize. Congratulations to her! Her book is the biography Pamela Hansford Johnson: Her Life, Work and Times.

The results of the People’s Book Prize will be announced live on Sky News on 27 May from 8.30pm.

This is the first biography of Pamela Hansford Johnson, and has been written with the co-operation of her three children, who allowed the author access to previously unexamined diaries and letters.

Comments from voters in the People’s Book Prize include:
“Fascinating, well researched biography very hard to put down.”
“Wendy Pollard’s excellently written biography brings Pamela, her work and views to life within the political and cultural context of a formative time for modern Britain.”
“Wendy Pollard has written a penetrating study of a very likeable and erudite woman.”
“An excellently written, beautifully drawn biography.”