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19 November 2018

Saltire Scottish Book Awards 2013 winners

15 November 2013

 

The Saltire Books of the Year were announced at a ceremony in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow on 14 November. The winners are:

  • Scottish Book of the YearSomething Like Happy by John Burnside (Jonathan Cape)
  • Scottish First Book of the Year (joint winners): As Far As I Can See by Eunice Buchanan (Kettillonia) and Air Cuan Dubh Drilseach by Tim Armstrong (Clar)
  • Scottish History Book of the Year: An Enlightened Duke The Life of Archibald Campbell (1682-1761), Earl of Ilay, 3rd Duke of Argyll by Roger L. Emerson (Humming Earth)
  • Scottish Research Book of the Year: The Sunlit Summit - The Life of W H Murray by Robin Lloyd-Jones (Sandstone Press)

Particular congratulations to our member Sandstone Press, publisher of the Scottish Research Book of the Year 2013. And well done to our members Saint Andrew Press and Luath Press who had books shortlisted.

 

Saltire shortlist 2013

 

SCOTTISH BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST

  • Life After Life by Kate Atkinson (Doubleday)
  • The Professor of Truth by James Robertson (Hamish Hamilton)
  • Empire Antarctica by Gavin Francis (Chatto and Windus)
  • Mairi Dhall agus Sgeulachdan by Donnchadh Macgilliosa (Clar)
  • Something Like Happy by John Burnside (Jonathan Cape)
  • Looking for Mrs Livingstone by Julie Davidson (Saint Andrew Press)
  • Artful by Ali Smith (Penguin)

 

SCOTTISH FIRST BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST

  • The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter by Malcolm Mackay (Mantle)
  • As Far As I Can See by Eunice Buchanan (Kettillonia)
  • Nothing is Heavy by Vicky Jarrett (Linen Press)
  • Caleb's List by Kellan Macinnes (Luath Press)
  • Air Cuan Dubh Drilseach by Tim Armstrong (Clar)

 

SCOTTISH HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST

  • Death, Life and Religious Change in Scottish Towns, C. 1350-1560 by Mairi Cowan (Manchester University Press)
  • An Enlightened Duke The Life of Archibald Campbell (1682-1761), Earl of Ilay, 3rd Duke of Argyll by Roger L. Emerson (Humming Earth)
  • Scotland No More? The Scots who left Scotland in the Twentieth Century by Marjory Harper (Luath Press)
  • The Firth of the Forth: An Environmental History by T.C. Smout and Mairi Stewart (Birlinn)
  • Annie's Loo: the Govan origins of Scotland's Community Based Housing Associations by Raymond Young (Argyll Publishing)

 

SCOTTISH RESEARCH BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLIST

In association with The National Library of Scotland

  • A Dictionary of Scottish Phrase and Fable by Ian Crofton (Birlinn)
  • Visions of Britain, 1730-1830 by Sebastian Mitchell (Palgrave McMillan)
  • Nancy Brysson Morrison: A Literary Life by Mary Seenan (Kennedy and Boyd)
  • The Sunlit Summit - The Life of W H Murray by Robin Lloyd-Jones (Sandstone Press)