WH Smith Literary AwardWinner

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47 Works 97,967 Books 2,028 Reviews ½ 3.8
The WH Smith Literary Award is an award founded in 1959 by British high street retailer W H Smith. It founding aim was stated to be to "encourage and bring international esteem to authors of the vis mere British Commonwealth"; originally open to all residents of the UK, the Commonwealth and the Republic of Ireland, it latterly admitted foreign works in translation and works by US authors. The final three winners were Americans (Philip Roth, Donna Tartt and Richard Powers), and 2005 was the awards final year. vis mindre
Stages:
Alle, Winner (47), Shortlist (2)
Kategorier:
Alle, No Category (47)
Years:
Alle, 2005 (1), 2004 (1), 2003 (1), 2002 (1), 2001 (1), 2000 (1), 1999 (1), 1998 (1), 1997 (1), 1996 (1), 1995 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1992 (1), 1991 (1), 1990 (1), 1989 (1), 1988 (1), 1987 (1), 1986 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1983 (1), 1982 (1), 1981 (1), 1980 (1), 1979 (1), 1978 (1), 1977 (1), 1976 (1), 1975 (1), 1974 (1), 1973 (1), 1972 (1), 1971 (1), 1970 (1), 1968 (1), 1967 (1), 1966 (1), 1965 (1), 1964 (1), 1963 (1), 1962 (1), 1961 (1), 1960 (1), 1959 (1)

Winner 47

VærkÅr
Komplottet mod Amerika af Philip Roth2005
The Time of Our Singing af Richard Powers2004
Den lille ven af Donna Tartt2003
Soning af Ian McEwan2002
En menneskelig plet af Philip Roth2001
The Soldier's Return af Melvyn Bragg2000
Master Georgie af Beryl Bainbridge1999
Tales from Ovid af Ted Hughes1998
A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 af Orlando Figes1997
Landscape and Memory af Simon Schama1996
Offentlige hemmeligheder : noveller af Alice Munro1995
En passende ung mand af Vikram Seth1994
Daughters of the House af Michele Roberts1993
The Scramble for Africa: 1876–1912 af Thomas Pakenham1992
Omeros af Derek Walcott1991
A Careless Widow and Other Stories af V. S. Pritchett1990
A Tinker and a Poor Man: John Bunyan and His Church, 1628-88 af Christopher Hill1989
The Fatal Shore af Robert Hughes1988
Collected Poems: 1953-1985 af Elizabeth Jennings1987
Den gode terrorist af Doris Lessing1986
The Pork Butcher af David Hughes1985
Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-82 af Philip Larkin1984
Wise Virgin af A. N. Wilson1983
Last waltz in Vienna af George Clare1982
The Shooting Party af Isabel Colegate1981
Selected Poems, 1950–1975 af Thom Gunn1980
Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History af Mark Girouard1979
A Time of Gifts af Patrick Leigh Fermor1978
Slim: The Standardbearer : A Biography of Field-Marshal the Viscount Slim (Wordsworth Military Library) af Ronald Lewin1977
North af Seamus Heaney1976
Wilfred Owen af Jon Stallworthy1975
Temporary Kings af Anthony Powell1974
Catholics af Brian Moore1973
The lost country af Kathleen Raine1972
New lives, new landscapes af Nan Fairbrother1971
Den franske løjtnants kvinde af John Fowles1970
John Keats af Robert Gittings1968
The Mimic Men af V. S. Naipaul1968
Wide Sargasso Sea af Jean Rhys1967
A Child Possessed af R. C. Hutchinson1966
Beginning Again: An Autobiography of the Years 1911 to 1918 af Leonard Woolf1965
Meditations On a Hobby Horse and Other Essays On the Theory of Art af E. H. Gombrich1964
The Birthday King af Gabriel Fielding1963
We Think The World of You af J. R. Ackerley1962
Friday's Footprint and Other Stories af Nadine Gordimer1961
Cider with Rosie af Laurie Lee1960
Voss af Patrick White1959

Beskrivelser

The WH Smith Literary Award is an award founded in 1959 by British high street retailer W H Smith. It founding aim was stated to be to "encourage and bring international esteem to authors of the British Commonwealth"; originally open to all residents of the UK, the Commonwealth and the Republic of Ireland, it latterly admitted foreign works in translation and works by US authors. The final three winners were Americans (Philip Roth, Donna Tartt and Richard Powers), and 2005 was the awards final year. (English, Member-written)
discontinued in 2005 (Russian, Member-written)

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