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 afficher plus 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. afficher moins
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Tous, Winner (47), Shortlist (2)
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Winner 47

ŒuvreAnnée
Le complot contre l'Amérique par Philip Roth2005
Le temps où nous chantions par Richard Powers2004
Le petit copain par Donna Tartt2003
Expiation par Ian McEwan2002
La tache par Philip Roth2001
The Soldier's Return par Melvyn Bragg2000
Master Georgie par Beryl Bainbridge1999
Tales from Ovid par Ted Hughes1998
La révolution russe. 1891-1924, La tragédie d'un peuple par Orlando Figes1997
Landscape and Memory par Simon Schama1996
Secrets de Polichinelle par Alice Munro1995
Un garçon convenable par Vikram Seth1994
Celle qui revient par Michèle Roberts1993
The Scramble for Africa: 1876–1912 par Thomas Pakenham1992
Omeros par Derek Walcott1991
A Careless Widow and Other Stories par V. S. Pritchett1990
A Tinker and a Poor Man: John Bunyan and His Church, 1628-88 par Christopher Hill1989
The Fatal Shore par Robert Hughes1988
Collected Poems: 1953-1985 par Elizabeth Jennings1987
La Terroriste par Doris Lessing1986
The Pork Butcher par David Hughes1985
Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-82 par Philip Larkin1984
Wise Virgin par A. N. Wilson1983
Dernière valse à Vienne. La destruction d'une famille, 1842-1942 par George Clare1982
The Shooting Party par Isabel Colegate1981
Selected Poems, 1950–1975 par Thom Gunn1980
Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History par Mark Girouard1979
Le Temps des offrandes par Patrick Leigh Fermor1978
Slim: The Standardbearer : A Biography of Field-Marshal the Viscount Slim (Wordsworth Military Library) par Ronald Lewin1977
North par Seamus Heaney1976
Wilfred Owen: A Biography par Jon Stallworthy1975
Temporary Kings par Anthony Powell1974
Catholics par Brian Moore1973
The lost country par Kathleen Raine1972
New lives, new landscapes par Nan Fairbrother1971
Sarah et le lieutenant français par John Fowles1970
John Keats par Robert Gittings1968
Les Hommes de paille par V. S. Naipaul1968
La prisonnière des Sargasses par Jean Rhys1967
A Child Possessed par R. C. Hutchinson1966
Beginning Again: An Autobiography of the Years 1911 to 1918 par Leonard Woolf1965
Méditation sur un cheval de bois et autres essais sur la théorie de l'art par E. H. Gombrich1964
The Birthday King par Gabriel Fielding1963
Tout le bien du monde par J. R. Ackerley1962
Friday's Footprint and Other Stories par Nadine Gordimer1961
Rosie, ou, Le goût du cidre par Laurie Lee1960
Voss par Patrick White1959

Shortlist 2

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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 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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