WH Smith Literary Award

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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 mostra altro 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. mostra meno
Fasi:
Tutto, Winner (47), Shortlist (2)
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Tutto, 2005 (1), 2004 (2), 2003 (1), 2002 (2), 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

OperaAnno
Il complotto contro l'America di Philip Roth2005
Il tempo di una canzone di Richard Powers2004
Il piccolo amico di Donna Tartt2003
Espiazione di Ian McEwan2002
La macchia umana di Philip Roth2001
The Soldier's Return di Melvyn Bragg2000
Master Georgie di Beryl Bainbridge1999
Tales from Ovid di Ted Hughes1998
A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 di Orlando Figes1997
Paesaggio e memoria di Simon Schama1996
Segreti svelati di Alice Munro1995
Il ragazzo giusto di Vikram Seth1994
Figlie della casa di Michèle Roberts1993
The Scramble for Africa: 1876–1912 di Thomas Pakenham1992
Omeros di Derek Walcott1991
A Careless Widow and Other Stories di V. S. Pritchett1990
A Tinker and a Poor Man: John Bunyan and His Church, 1628-88 di Christopher Hill1989
La riva fatale: l'epopea della fondazione dell'Australia di Robert Hughes1988
Collected Poems: 1953-1985 di Elizabeth Jennings1987
La brava terrorista di Doris Lessing1986
The Pork Butcher di David Hughes1985
Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-82 di Philip Larkin1984
Wise Virgin di A. N. Wilson1983
Last waltz in Vienna di George Clare1982
The Shooting Party di Isabel Colegate1981
Selected Poems, 1950–1975 di Thom Gunn1980
Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History di Mark Girouard1979
Tempo di regali: a piedi fino a Costantinopoli: da Hoek Van Holland al medio Danubio di Patrick Leigh Fermor1978
Slim: The Standardbearer : A Biography of Field-Marshal the Viscount Slim (Wordsworth Military Library) di Ronald Lewin1977
North di Seamus Heaney1976
Wilfred Owen di Jon Stallworthy1975
Temporary Kings di Anthony Powell1974
Catholics di Brian Moore1973
The lost country di Kathleen Raine1972
New lives, new landscapes di Nan Fairbrother1971
La donna del tenente francese di John Fowles1970
John Keats di Robert Gittings1968
The Mimic Men di V. S. Naipaul1968
Il grande Mare dei Sargassi di Jean Rhys1967
A Child Possessed di R. C. Hutchinson1966
Beginning Again: An Autobiography of the Years 1911 to 1918 di Leonard Woolf1965
A cavallo di un manico di scopa: saggi di teoria dell'arte di E. H. Gombrich1964
The Birthday King di Gabriel Fielding1963
We Think The World of You di J. R. Ackerley1962
Friday's Footprint and Other Stories di Nadine Gordimer1961
Cider with Rosie di Laurie Lee1960
L'esploratore Voss di Patrick White1959

Shortlist 2

Descrizioni

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, Scritto da un membro)
discontinued in 2005 (Russian, Scritto da un membro)

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