Saturday, April 13

James Tait Black Memorial Prize

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
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
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
1996 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Fiction

1996 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1996 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Fiction WinnerJustineAlice ThompsonWhen an art collector comes upon a portrait of an unforgettable woman, he finds himself searching all over London to locate her, but he soon discovers more than he had anticipated when his quest leads him to identical twins. Reprint....AmazonLast Orders: A NovelGraham SwiftFour men gather in a London pub. They have taken it upon themselves to carry out the last orders of Jack Dodds, master butcher, and deliver his ashes to the sea. As they drive towards the fulfillment of their mission, their errand becomes an extraordinary ...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
1995 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Fiction

1995 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1995 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Fiction WinnerThe Prestige: A NovelChristopher PriestTwo 19th century stage illusionists, the aristocratic Rupert Angier and the working-class Alfred Borden, engage in a bitter and deadly feud; the effects are still being felt by their respective families a hundred years later. Working in the gaslight-and-ve...Amazon
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
1994 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Fiction

1994 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1994 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Fiction WinnerThe Folding StarAlan HollinghurstEdward Manners - thirty three and disaffected - escapes to a Flemish city in search of a new life. Almost at once he falls in love with seventeen-year-old Luc, and is introduced to the twilight world of the 1890s Belgian painter Edgard Orst....Amazon
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
1993 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, James Tait Black Memorial Prize, James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Fiction

1993 James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1993 James Tait Black Memorial Prize - Fiction WinnerCrossing the RiverCaryl PhillipsShortlisted for the Booker Prize Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Caryl Phillips’ ambitious and powerful novel spans two hundred and fifty years of the African diaspora. It tracks two brothers and a sister on their separate journey...Amazon