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James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

1994 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

1994 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1994 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerUnder My Skin: Volume 1 of My Autobiography, to 1949Doris May LessingThe first volume of the autobiography of Doris Lessing, author of ‘The Grass is Singing’ and ‘The Golden Notebook’, and Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2007. Winner of the James Tait Black Prize 1994....Amazon
2005 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2005 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2005 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerEdvard Munch: Behind the ScreamSue PrideauxThe biography of the artist who created the most haunting icon of the twentieth century Although almost everyone recognizes Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream, hardly anyone knows much about the man. What kind of person could have created this unive...Amazon2005 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistHaw-Haw: The Tragedy of William and Margaret JoyceNigel FarndaleAmazonSiegfried Sassoon: A LifeMax EgremontAmazonStuart: A Life BackwardsAlexander MastersAmazonThe Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio NelsonRoger KnightAmazonVoltaire Almighty: A Life in Pursuit of FreedomRoger PearsonAmazon
2006 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerThe Man Who Went into the West: The Life of R.S. ThomasByron RogersPresenting 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....Amazon2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistBad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family and FatherlandCarmen CallilAmazonGeorge Mackay Brown: The LifeMaggie FergussonAmazonJohn Evelyn: Living for IngenuityGillian DarleyAmazonMellon: An American LifeDavid CannadineAmazonThe High Road to China: George Bogle, the Panchen Lama, and the First British Expedition to TibetKate TeltscherAmazon
2007 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2007 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2007 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerGod's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic BritainRosemary HillDuring his short life Pugin was shipwrecked, bankrupted, widowed twice and driven to madness. Yet by the time of his death at forty he had changed the face of Britain with his visionary Gothic architecture, designing glorious churches, cathedrals, houses a...Amazon2007 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistEdith WhartonHermione LeeAmazonHand Me My Travelin' Shoes: In Search of Blind Willie McTellMichael GrayAmazonJohn Stuart Mill: Victorian FirebrandRichard ReevesAmazonYoung StalinSimon Sebag MontefioreAmazon
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2008 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2008 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerA Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable FamiliesMichael HolroydIt will be swiftly recognized as a classic. Please note: This ebook edition does not contain photos and illustrations that appeared in the print edition....Amazon2008 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistArthur MillerChristopher BigsbyAmazonChagall: A BiographyJackie WullschlagerAmazonEdward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and LoveSheila RowbothamAmazonGabriel García Márquez: A LifeGerald MartinAmazon
2009 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2009 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2009 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerWilliam Golding: The Man Who Wrote Lord of the FliesJohn CareyIn 1953, William Golding was a provincial schoolteacher writing books on his breaks, lunch hours and holidays. His work had been rejected by every major publisher—until an editor at Faber and Faber pulled his manuscript off the rejection pile. This was to ...Amazon2009 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistCheever: A LifeBlake BaileyAmazonDifferent Drummer: The Life of Kenneth MacMillanJann ParryAmazonMuriel Spark: The BiographyMartin StannardAmazonThe English Opium Eater: A Biography of Thomas De QuinceyRobert MorrisonAmazon
2010 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2010 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2010 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerBurying the Bones: Pearl Buck in ChinaHilary SpurlingA thrilling portrait of the extraordinary childhood of Pearl Buck, the now-forgotten bestselling Nobel Prize winning novelist and author of The Good Earth....Amazon2010 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistA Life in PicturesAlasdair GrayAmazonE.M. Forster: A New LifeWendy MoffatAmazonFordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle CityGreg GrandinAmazon
2011 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2011 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2011 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerThe Last Pre-Raphaelite: Edward Burne-Jones and the Victorian ImaginationFiona MacCarthyIn Fiona MacCarthy’s riveting account, Burne-Jones’s exchange of faith for art places him at the intersection of the nineteenth century and the Modern, as he leads us forward from Victorian mores and attitudes to the psychological, sexual, and artistic aud...Amazon2011 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistBen Jonson: A LifeIan DonaldsonAmazonMalcolm X: A Life of ReinventionManning MarableAmazonNikolaus Pevsner: The LifeSusie HarriesAmazon
2012 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

2012 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

2012 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerThe Last Sane Man: Michael Cardew: Modern Pots, Colonialism, and the CountercultureTanya HarrodBritish studio potter Michael Cardew (1901-1983) was a man of paradox, a modernist who disliked modernity, a colonial servant who despised Empire, and an intellectual who worked with his hands. After graduating from Oxford in 1923, he made majestic slipwar...Amazon2012 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography ShortlistCirculation: William Harvey's Revolutionary IdeaThomas WrightAmazonJoseph Anton: A MemoirSalman RushdieAmazonPortrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American MasterpieceMichael GorraAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography

1985 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1985 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Biography WinnerJonathan Swift: A Hypocrite Reversed, A Critical BiographyDavid NokesDepicts the life and personality of Jonathan Swift, analyzes his writings, and discusses his activities as a churchman, satirist, and politician...Amazon