James Tait Black Memorial Prize
The James Tait Black Memorial Prizes are literary prizes awarded for literature written in the English language. They are Britain's oldest literary awards. Based at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom, the prizes were founded in 1919 by Mrs Janet Coutts Black in memory of her late husband, James Tait Black, a partner in the publishing house of A & C Black Ltd.
... In 2012, a special prize will be given called the 'Best of the James Tait Black' (in addition to the normal prize for that year) ... at the Circus (1984) Graham Greene, The Heart of the Matter (1948) James Kelman, A Disaffection (1989) Cormac McCarthy, The Road (2006) Caryl Phillips, Crossing the River (1993) Muriel Spark ...
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