This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Book awards: John Llewellyn Rhys Prize Shortlist

Book awards by cover

Works (38)

A Pocketful of Rye [anthology] by Anthony MastersAuthor's Debut, 1964
In Xanadu: A Quest by William Dalrymple1990
From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium by William Dalrymple1998
The Book of Love by Roddy Lumsden2000
Hungry for Home: Leaving the Blaskets: A Journey from the Edge of Ireland by Cole Moreton2000
The Hunter by Julia Leigh2000
Pobby and Dingan by Ben Rice2000
Pobby and Dingan / Specks in the Sky by Ben Rice2000
White Teeth by Zadie Smith2000
The Afterglow by Anthony Cartwright2004
The Broken String: The Last Words of an Extinct People by Neil Bennun2004
The Places In Between by Rory Stewart2004
Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie2004
Some Great Thing by Colin McAdam2004
Gem Squash Tokoloshe by Rachel Zadok2005
Newfoundland by Rebbecca Ray2005
The Short Day Dying by Peter Hobbs2005
State of the Prisons by Sinéad Morrissey2005
Tokyo Cancelled by Rana Dasgupta2005
Blood Kin by Ceridwen Dovey2006
Inglorious by Joanna Kavenna2006
Joshua Spassky by Gwendoline Riley2006
The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane2006
The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq by Rory Stewart2007
The Bloody White Baron: The Extraordinary Story of the Russian Nobleman Who Became the Last Khan of Mongolia by James Palmer2008
The Broken Word by Adam Foulds2008
God's Own Country by Ross Raisin2008
Selling Your Father's Bones: America's 140-Year War against the Nez Perce Tribe by Brian Schofield2008
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga2008
Between the assassinations by Aravind Adiga2009
Six Months in Sudan: A Young Doctor in a War-Torn Village by James Maskalyk2009
The Striped World by Emma Jones2009
The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie2009
Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal by Tristram Stuart2009
Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed2010
Bomber County: The Poetry of a Lost Pilot's War by Daniel Swift2010
Corrag by Susan Fletcher2010
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference by Cordelia Fine2010

Award description

The award was founded in 1942 by the young wife of the author and RAF pilot John Llewellyn Rhys, who was killed in action during the second world war. Worth £5,000, it goes to the best work of literature – encompassing fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama – by a writer under 35.


Related book awards

Related new series

Related people/characters


bergs47 (63), zmeischa (17), lottpoet (4), Conkie (3), Shortride (3), gilroy (3), norabelle414 (3), homeless (2), jburlinson (2), joannasephine (2), Stbalbach (2), auntmarge64 (2), SimoneA (2), gsides78 (2), macart3 (2), timspalding (1), Rose-Marie (1), Bretzky1 (1), hipdeep (1), JonHutchings (1), rsterling (1), kirstenlund (1), KingRat (1), sduff222 (1), Hughie2 (1), supersidvicious (1), ablachly (1), sjmccreary (1)
About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 151,787,910 books! | Top bar: Always visible