Wednesday, June 12

2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner

The Man Who Went into the West: The Life of R.S. Thomas

The Man Who Went into the West: The Life of R.S. Thomas

Byron Rogers

Presenting the life of one of 20th century English literature’s greatest poets, this is a hilarious story of a singular man. Here the author unearths the story of R.S. Thomas’s life, and that of his household – one both comic, absurd and touching….

2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Shortlist

Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family and Fatherland
Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family and Fatherland
Carmen Callil
George Mackay Brown: The Life
George Mackay Brown: The Life
Maggie Fergusson
John Evelyn: Living for Ingenuity
John Evelyn: Living for Ingenuity
Gillian Darley
Mellon: An American Life
Mellon: An American Life
David Cannadine
The High Road to China: George Bogle, the Panchen Lama, and the First British Expedition to Tibet
The High Road to China: George Bogle, the Panchen Lama, and the First British Expedition to Tibet
Kate Teltscher

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