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Book awards: Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year

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Hotel World by Ali Smith2002
White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India by William Dalrymple2003
Joseph Knight by James Robertson2004
The Tree House by Kathleen Jamie2005
The People's Act of Love by James Meek2006
The Boy and the Sea by Kirsty GunnFiction, 2007
George Mackay Brown: The Life by Maggie FergussonFirst Book, 2007
A Lie About My Father: A Memoir by John BurnsideNon-fiction,2007
Swithering by Robin RobertsonPoetry, 2007
A Book of Lives by Edwin MorganPoetry, 2008
Girl Meets Boy: The Myth of Iphis by Ali SmithFiction, 2008
The Wild Places by Robert MacfarlaneNon-fiction, 2008
Dear Alice: Narratives of Madness (Salt Modern Poets) by Tom PowPoetry, 2009
Kieron Smith, Boy by James KelmanFiction, 2009
Moonshine in the Morning by Andrea McNicollFirst Book, 2009
This is Not About Me by Janice GallowayNon-fiction, 2009
Eating Pomegranates: A Memoir of Mothers, Daughters, and the BRCA Gene by Sarah GabrielFirst Book, 2010
Outside the Narrative: Poems 1965-2009 by Tom LeonardPoetry, 2010
A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir by Donald WorsterNon-fiction, 2010
Strip the Willow by John AberdeinFiction, 2010
The Breakfast Room by Stewart ConnPoetry, 2011
The Death of Lomond Friel by Sue PeeblesFirst Book, 2011
Lyrics Alley by Leila AboulelaFiction, 2011
Red Dust Road by Jackie KayNon-fiction, 2011
All Made Up by Janice Galloway2012
Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence, and Emperor Penguins by Gavin Francis2013

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- Scottish Arts Council’s Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Awards – is Scotland’s richest book awards, and the fourth largest in the UK. The Awards, started in 1970s and have gone from strength to strength, reflecting the growing prominence and prestige of Scottish literature.

Winners of four categories of fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry and first book each receive an award of £5,000, and the opportunity to go forward and have their book considered for the title of Sundial Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year 2008, an accolade which will net the author a total prize of £30,000.


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