Sunday, December 4

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

2004 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2004 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2004 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerJohn Clare: A BiographyJonathan BateThe long-awaited literary biography of the supreme "poets' poet" John Clare (1793-1864) is the greatest labouring-class poet that England has ever produced. No one has ever written more powerfully of nature, of a rural childhood, and of the alienated and u...Amazon2004 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistA Life Of H. L. A. Hart: The Nightmare And The Noble DreamNicola LaceyAmazonEichmann: His Life and CrimesDavid CesaraniAmazonLike A Fiery Elephant: The Story Of B. S. JohnsonJonathan CoeAmazonMalinowski: Odyssey of an Anthropologist, 1884-1920Michael W. YoungAmazonNelson: A Dream of Glory, 1758-1797John SugdenAmazon
1995 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

1995 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1995 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerAlbert Speer: His Battle With TruthGitta SerenyA profile of Albert Speer is based on letters, interviews, and personal writings, and details his unhappy childhood, friendship with Hitler, and remorse over his crimes....Amazon
1996 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

1996 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1996 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerThomas Cranmer: A LifeDiarmaid MacCullochThe first major biography of its subject in more than thirty years makes use of new British manuscript sources to draw a rich portrait of Henry VIII's archbishop of Canterbury who guided England through the Reformation. UP....Amazon
1997 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

1997 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1997 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerW.B. Yeats: A Life: Volume 1. The Apprentice Mage, 1865-1914R.F. FosterThis is the first volume in what will be the definitive biography of William Butler Yeats. The text, written by eminent Irish historian R.F. Foster, illuminates not only the wellspring of Yeats' artistic vision, but the modern Irish identity he helped to c...Amazon1997 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistChe Guevara: A Revolutionary LifeJon Lee AndersonAmazonStanding in the Sun: A Life of J.M.W. TurnerAnthony BaileyAmazonThe Last Governor: Chris Patten and the Handover of Hong KongJonathan DimblebyAmazonTurner: A LifeJames HamiltonAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

1998 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1998 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerThe Life of Thomas MorePeter AckroydPeter Ackroyd's The Life of Thomas More is a masterful reconstruction of the life and imagination of one of the most remarkable figures of history. Thomas More (1478-1535) was a renowned statesman; the author of a political fantasy that gave a name to a li...Amazon1998 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistD.H. Lawrence: Dying Game, 1922-1930 (Volume 3 of The Cambridge Biography of D.H. Lawrence)David EllisAmazonThe Hidden Wordsworth: Poet, Lover, Rebel, SpyKenneth R. JohnstonAmazonThe Trials of Radclyffe HallDiana SouhamiAmazonVictor Hugo: A BiographyGraham RobbAmazon
1999 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

1999 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1999 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerGeorge Eliot: The Last VictorianKathryn HughesThis intensely engaging biography examines the extraordinary life of George Eliot from her childhood, through her scandalous liaison and social exile, to her hard-won status as one of Victorian England's literary elite....Amazon1999 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistIsaiah Berlin: A LifeMichael IgnatieffAmazonJohn Soane: An Accidental RomanticGillian DarleyAmazonLady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the EnlightenmentIsobel GrundyAmazonMandela: The Authorised BiographyAnthony SampsonAmazon
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2000 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2000 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerExperience: A MemoirMartin AmisMartin Amis is one of the most gifted and innovative writers of our time. With Experience, he discloses a private life every bit as unique and fascinating as his bestselling novels. The son of the great comic novelist Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis explores hi...Amazon2000 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistRimbaud: A BiographyGraham RobbAmazonThe Broken Tower: The Life of Hart CranePaul MarianiAmazonThe Pale Abyssinian: The Life of James Bruce, African Explorer and AdventurerMiles BredinAmazon
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2001 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2001 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerJohn Maynard Keynes: Fighting for Britain, 1937-1946Robert SkidelskyTraces the economist's life and work, offering a portrait of his public and private life....Amazon2001 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistA Past in Hiding: Memory and Survival in Nazi GermanyMark RosemanAmazonFrantz Fanon: A LifeDavid MaceyAmazonHitler: Volume 2. 1936-1945 NemesisIan KershawAmazonMartin Frobisher: Elizabethan PrivateerJames McDermottAmazon
2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2002 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2002 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerThe Lunar Men: The Friends Who Made the FutureJenny Uglow"In the 1760s a group of amateur experimenters met and made friends in the Midlands. Most came from poor families, all lived far from the centre of things, but they were young and their optimism was boundless: together they would change the world. Among th...Amazon2002 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistAnthony Blunt: His LivesMiranda CarterAmazonBecoming George: The Life of Mrs W.B. YeatsAnn SaddlemyerAmazonFlaubert: A LifeGeoffrey WallAmazonSilvertown: An East End Family MemoirMelanie McGrathAmazon
2003 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2003 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2003 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerCharles Darwin: The Power of PlaceJanet BrowneTraces the life of the great British scientist, describes his travels as a naturalist, and traces the development of his theories....Amazon2003 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistGellhorn: A Twentieth Century LifeCaroline MooreheadAmazonWhite Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century IndiaWilliam DalrympleAmazon