WH Smith Literary Award

Given by WHSmith

49 Works 206,826 Books 3,035 Reviews 4.1
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 mostrar mais 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. mostrar menos
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Todos, Winner (47), Shortlist (2)
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Winner 47

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

Shortlist 2

Descrições

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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