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 mehr anzeigen 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. weniger anzeigen
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Winner 47

WerkJahr
Verschwörung gegen Amerika von Philip Roth2005
Der Klang der Zeit von Richard Powers2004
Der kleine Freund von Donna Tartt2003
Abbitte von Ian McEwan2002
Der menschliche Makel von Philip Roth2001
The Soldier's Return von Melvyn Bragg2000
Master Georgie von Beryl Bainbridge1999
Tales from Ovid von Ted Hughes1998
A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 von Orlando Figes1997
Der Traum von der Wildnis. Natur als Imagination von Simon Schama1996
Offene Geheimnisse von Alice Munro1995
Eine gute Partie von Vikram Seth1994
Daughters of the House von Michèle Roberts1993
Der kauernde Löwe. Die Kolonialisierung Afrikas 1876 - 1912 von Thomas Pakenham1992
Omeros von Derek Walcott1991
A Careless Widow and Other Stories von V. S. Pritchett1990
A Tinker and a Poor Man: John Bunyan and His Church, 1628-88 von Christopher Hill1989
The Fatal Shore von Robert Hughes1988
Collected Poems: 1953-1985 von Elizabeth Jennings1987
Die Terroristin. Roman. von Doris Lessing1986
The Pork Butcher von David Hughes1985
Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-82 von Philip Larkin1984
Wise Virgin von A. N. Wilson1983
Last waltz in Vienna von George Clare1982
The Shooting Party von Isabel Colegate1981
Selected Poems, 1950–1975 von Thom Gunn1980
Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History von Mark Girouard1979
Die Zeit der Gaben: Zu Fuß nach Konstantinopel: Von Hoek van Holland an die mittlere Donau. Der Reise erster Teil von Patrick Leigh Fermor1978
Slim: The Standardbearer : A Biography of Field-Marshal the Viscount Slim (Wordsworth Military Library) von Ronald Lewin1977
Norden. Gedichte englisch und deutsch von Seamus Heaney1976
Wilfred Owen von Jon Stallworthy1975
Temporary Kings von Anthony Powell1974
Katholiken von Brian Moore1973
The lost country von Kathleen Raine1972
New lives, new landscapes von Nan Fairbrother1971
Die Geliebte des französischen Leutnants (7297 580). von John Fowles1970
John Keats von Robert Gittings1968
Herr und Sklave von V. S. Naipaul1968
Sargassomeer von Jean Rhys1967
A Child Possessed von R. C. Hutchinson1966
Beginning Again: An Autobiography of the Years 1911 to 1918 von Leonard Woolf1965
Meditations On a Hobby Horse and Other Essays On the Theory of Art von E. H. Gombrich1964
The Birthday King von Gabriel Fielding1963
We Think The World of You von J. R. Ackerley1962
Friday's Footprint and Other Stories von Nadine Gordimer1961
Des Sommers ganze Fülle von Laurie Lee1960
Voss von Patrick White1959

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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, Von Mitgliedern verfasst)
discontinued in 2005 (Russian, Von Mitgliedern verfasst)

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