James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction

 

Nominierung 2013

Harvest: A Novel

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2013

von Jim Crace

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of the Year

On the morning after harvest, the inhabitants of a remote English village awaken looking forward to a hard-earned day...


Nominierung 2011

You & Me

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2011

von Padgett Powell

The cult hit The Interrogative Mood—a Best Book of the Year selection by Amazon.com, GQ, The Believer, Time OutNew York, and elsewhere—reminded readers that Padgett Powell is one of the enduring stars of...


Nominierung 2010

The Lotus Eaters

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2010

von Tatjana Soli

A unique and sweeping debut novel of an American female combat photographer in the Vietnam War, as she captures the wrenching chaos and finds herself torn between the love of two men. 

On a stifling day in...


Nominierung 2009

The Children's Book

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2009

von A.S. Byatt

From the Booker Prize-winning, bestselling author of Possession: a deeply affecting story of a singular family.

 

When children’s book author Olive Wellwood’s oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching...


Nominierung 2008

The Secret Scripture: A Novel

Irish Book Award for Best Novel 2009, James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2008

von Sebastian Barry

An epic story of family, love, and unavoidable tragedy from the two-time Man Booker Prize finalist

Sebastian Barry 's novels have been hugely admired by readers and critics, and in 2005 his novel A Long Long...


Nominierung 2005

Saturday

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2005

von Ian Mcewan

In his triumphant new novel, Ian McEwan, the bestselling author of Atonement, follows an ordinary man through a Saturday whose high promise gradually turns nightmarish. Henry Perowne–a neurosurgeon, urbane,...


Nominierung 2004

GB84

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2004

von David Peace

Great Britain. 1984. The miners' strike. The government against the people. On initial publication, twenty years on from the strike, David Peace's bravura novel GB84 was hugely acclaimed. In a bloody and dramatic...


Nominierung 2002

The Corrections

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2002, National Book Award for Fiction 2001

von Jonathan Franzen

Winner of the 2001 National Book Award for Fiction

Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award

An American Library Association Notable Book

Jonathan Franzen's third novel, The Corrections, is a great work...


Nominierung 2000

White Teeth

Commonwealth Best First Book Prize 2001, James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2000, Guardian First Book Award 2000, Whitbread Book Award for First Novel 2000

von Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith’s dazzling debut caught critics grasping for comparisons and deciding on everyone from Charles Dickens to Salman Rushdie to John Irving and Martin Amis. But the truth is that Zadie Smith’s voice...


Nominierung 1996

Last Orders

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1996

von Graham Swift

Four men gather in a London pub. They have taken it upon themselves to carry out the last orders of Jack Dodds, master butcher, and deliver his ashes to the sea. As they drive towards the fulfillment of their...


Nominierung 1990

Brazzaville Beach: A Novel

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1990

von William Boyd

In the heart of a civil war-torn African nation, primate researcher Hope Clearwater made a shocking discovery about apes and man . . .

Young, alone, and far from her family in Britain, Hope Clearwater contemplates...


Nominierung 1984

Empire of the Sun

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1984

von J. G. Ballard

The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China.

Jim is separated from his parents in a world at war. To survive, he...


Nominierung 1981

The Mosquito Coast

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1981

von Paul Theroux

In a breathtaking adventure story, the paranoid and brilliant inventor Allie Fox takes his family to live in the Honduran jungle, determined to build a civilization better than the one they've left. Fleeing...


Midnight's Children: A Novel

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1981

von Salman Rushdie

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

Winner of the Booker of Bookers

Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India’s independence....


Nominierung 1977

The Honourable Schoolboy

George Smiley #6

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1977

von John le Carre

Featuring George Smiley, The Honourable Schoolboy is the second installment in the renowned Karla Trilogy, the follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, which was the inspiration...


Nominierung 1976

Doctor Copernicus

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1976

von John Banville

Sixteenth century Europe is teeming with change and controversy: wars are being waged by princes and bishops and the repercussions of Luther are being felt through a convulsing Germany. In a remote corner of...


Nominierung 1973

The Black Prince

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1973

von Iris Murdoch & Martha C. Nussbaum

Bradley Pearson, an unsuccessful novelist in his late fifties, has finally left his dull office job as an Inspector of Taxes. Bradley hopes to retire to the country, but predatory friends and relations dash...


Nominierung 1972

G.: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 1972, James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1972

von John Berger

In this luminous novel -- winner of Britain's prestigious Booker Prize -- John Berger relates the story of "G.," a young man forging an energetic sexual career in Europe during the early years of this century....


Nominierung 1952

Men At Arms

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1952

von Evelyn Waugh

Guy Crouchback, determined to get into the war, takes a commission in the Royal Corps of Halberdiers. His spirits high, he sees all the trimmings but none of the action. And his first campaign, an abortive affair...


Nominierung 1939

After Many a Summer Dies the Swan

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1939

von Aldous Huxley

A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death, whose personal physician happens to be working on a theory of longevity-these are the elements of Huxley's caustic and entertaining satire on man's desire to live...


Nominierung 1936

South Riding

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1936

von Winifred Holtby

The community of South Riding, like the rest of the country, lives in the long shadow of war. Blighted by recession and devastated by the loss, they must also come to terms with significant social change.Forward-thinking...


Nominierung 1935

The Root and the Flower

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1935

von L.H. Myers & Penelope Fitzgerald

Set in the war-torn world of Mughal India and first published in the gathering darkness of the 1930s, The Root and the Flower is an epic story of intrigue, murder, and romance; of Tantric abandonment and Buddhist...


Nominierung 1928

Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1928

von , Siegfried Sassoon

Originally published in 1928, 'Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man' by Siegfried Sassoon is the ever-popular novel featuring the young 'George Sherston', whom we follow through a series of frequently humorous stories...


Nominierung 1923

Riceyman Steps

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1923

von Arnold Bennett

The story takes place in 1919-1920 and deals with the final year in the life of its main character, Henry Earlforward, a miser, who keeps a second-hand bookshop in the Clerkenwell area of London. Henry marries...

Nominierung 1921

Memoirs of a Midget

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1921

von Walter De La Mare

Walter de la Mare (1873 - 1956) was an English poet, short story writer and novelist, probably best remembered for his works for children and the poem "The Listeners". De la Mare also wrote some subtle psychological...


Nominierung 1920

The Lost Girl

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1920

von David Herbert Lawrence

Alvina Houghton, the daughter of a widowed Midlands draper, comes of age just as her father’s business is failing. In a desperate attempt to regain his fortune and secure his daughter’s proper upbringing,...

Nominierung 1919

The Secret City