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Book awards: Saltire Society

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Works (105)

TitlesOrder
Highland River by Neil Miller GunnBook of the Year, 1937
Lord Bothwell and Mary Queen of Scots: A Study of the Life, Character and Times of James Hepbu by Robert Gore-BrowneScottish Book of the Year, 1937
One foot in Eden by Edwin MuirScottish Book of the Year, 1956
Scotland Before History (Cosmos) by Stuart PiggottScottish Book of the Year, 1958
Lanark by Alasdair GrayScottish Book of the Year, 1982
Poems of thirty years by Edwin MorganScottish Book of the Year, 1983
God and the Poets (Gifford Lecture) by David DaichesScottish Book of the Year, 1984
Intimate Voices: Selected Works, 1965-83 by Tom LeonardScottish Book of the Year, 1984
Collected Poems by Norman MacCaigScottish Book of the Year, 1985
A Storm from Paradise by Stuart HoodScottish Book of the Year, 1986
The Stories of Muriel Spark by Muriel SparkScottish Book of the Year, 1987
The Enchanted Glass: Britain and Its Monarchy by Tom NairnScottish Book of the Year, 1988
Games With Shadows by Neal AschersonScottish Book of the Year, 1988
Cells of Knowledge by Sian HaytonScottish First Book of the Year, 1989
A Question of Loyalties by Allan MassieScottish Book of the Year, 1989
The Ballad of Sawney Bain (Fiction series) by Harry TaitScottish First Book of the Year, 1990
From Wood to Ridge: Collected Poems by Sorley MacLeanScottish Book of the Year, 1990
Night Geometry and the Garscadden Trains by A. L. KennedyScottish First Book Of The Year, 1991
Scottish Art, 1460-1990 by Duncan MacmillanScottish Book of the Year, 1991
Adoption Papers by Jackie KayScottish First Book of the Year, 1992
Dreams of Exile: Robert Louis Stevenson : A Biography by Ian BellScottish First Book of the Year, 1993
R.B.: A Biography of Robert Burns by James MackayScottish Book of the Year, 1993
Beside the Ocean of Time by George Mackay BrownScottish Book of the Year, 1994
Music, in a Foreign Language by Andrew CrumeyScottish First Book of the Year, 1994
Black Sea by Neal AschersonScottish Book of the Year, 1995
Free Love and Other Stories by Ali SmithScottish First Book of the Year, 1995
The Kiln by William McIlvanneyScottish Book of the Year, 1996
Slattern by Kate ClanchyScottish First Book of the Year, 1996
The Early Stewart Kings: Robert II and Robert III, 1371-1406 by Stephen BoardmanScottish History Book of the Year, 1997
Grace Notes by Bernard MacLavertyScottish Book of the Year, 1997
A painted field by Robin RobertsonScottish First Book of the Year, 1997
The Identity of the Scottish Nation by William FergusonScottish History Book of the Year, 1998
The Pied Piper's Poison by Christopher WallaceScottish First Book of the Year, 1998
The Sopranos by Alan WarnerScottish Book of the Year, 1998
Patrick Sellar and the Highland Clearances by Eric RichardsScottish History Book of the Year, 1999
Some Rain Must Fall and Other Stories by Michel FaberScottish First Book of the Year, 1999
The Lantern Bearers by Ronald FrameScottish Book of the Year, 2000
The Rising Sun by Douglas GalbraithScottish First Book of the Year, 2000
Under the Skin by Michel FaberScotish First Book, 2000
In the Blue House by Meaghan DelahuntScottish First Book of the Year, 2001
Medea by Liz LochheadScottish Book of the Year, 2001
Burns the radical : poetry and politics in late eighteenth-century Scotland by Liam McIlvanneyScottish First Book of the Year, 2002
Clara by Janice GallowayScottish Book of the Year, 2002
The Culture of Protestantism in Early Modern Scotland by Margo ToddScottish History Book of the Year, 2002
The Cutting Room by Louise WelshScottish First Book of the Year, 2002
Adventurers and Exiles: The Great Scottish Exodus by Marjory HarperScottish History Book of the Year, 2003
Ath-aithne: Re-acquaintance by Màrtainn Mac an t-SaoirScottish First Book of the Year, 2003
Joseph Knight by James RobertsonScottish Book of the Year, 2003
In Another Light by Andrew GreigScottish Book of the Year, 2004
Stargazing: Memoirs of a Young Lighthouse Keeper by Peter HillScottish First Book of the Year, 2004
Amande's Bed by John AberdeinScottish First Book of the Year, 2005
Case Histories by Kate AtkinsonScottish Book of the Year, 2005
George Mackay Brown: The Life by Maggie FergussonScottish First Book of the Year, 2006
A Lie About My Father: A Memoir by John BurnsideScottish Book of the Year, 2006
Scotland's Historic Heraldry by Bruce A. McAndrewScottish History Book of the Year, 2006
Day by A. L. KennedyScottish Book of the Year, 2007
Fresh by Mark McNayScottish First Book of the Year, 2007
The Scots and the Union by Christopher A. WhatleyScottish History Book of the Year, 2007
From Pictland to Alba: Scotland, 789-1070 by Alex WoolfScottish History Book of the Year, 2008
The Good Mayor: A Novel by Andrew NicollScottish First Book of the Year, 2008
Kieron Smith, Boy by James KelmanScottish Book of the Year, 2008
The Bard: Robert Burns, A Biography by Robert CrawfordScottish Book of the Year, 2009
A History of Scottish Philosophy by Alexander BroadieScottish History Book of the Year, 2009
The Tin Kin by Eleanor ThomScottish First Book of the Year, 2009
And the Land Lay Still by James RobertsonScottish Book of the Year, 2010
The Death of Lomond Friel by Sue PeeblesScottish First Book of the Year, 2010
The History of Orkney Literature by Simon HallScottish First Book of the Year, 2010
Whaur Extremes Meet: Scotland's Twentieth Century by Catriona M. M. MacDonaldScottish History Book of the Year, 2010
The Echo Chamber: A Novel by Luke WilliamsFirst Book of the Year, 2011
The Inner Life of Empires: An Eighteenth-Century History by Emma RothschildScottish History Book of the Year, 2011
A Life in Pictures by Alasdair GrayScottish Book of the Year, 2011
The Last Highlander by Sarah FraserScottish First Book of the Year, 2012
A Military History of Scotland by Edward M. SpiersScottish History Book of the Year, 2012
Mo Said She Was Quirky by James KelmanScottish Book of the Year, 2012
Air cuan dubh drilseach by Tim ArmstrongScottish First Book of the Year, 2013
Something like happy by John BurnsideScottish Book of the Year, 2013
Bones & Breath by Alexander HutchisonPoetry, 2014
How to Be Both by Ali SmithLiterary Book, 2014
Moontide by Niall CampbellFirst Book, 2014
Scottish Gods : religion in modern Scotland, 1900-2012 by Steve BruceScottish History Book of the Year, 2014
Adventures in human being by Gavin FrancisNon Fiction, 2015
The Book of Strange New Things by Michel FaberScottish Fiction Book of the Year, 2015
A Chasm in Time: Scottish War Art and Artists in the Twentieth Century by Patricia R. AndrewScottish History Book of the Year, 2015
On the Edges of Vision by Helen McCloryFirst Book of the Year, 2015
The Bonniest Companie by Kathleen JamieBook of the Year, 2016
Expecting: The Inner Life of Pregnancy by Chitra RamaswamyFirst Book of the Year, 2016
His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae by Graeme Macrae BurnetFiction Book of the Year, 2016
Other People's Money: The Real Business of Finance by John KayNon-Fiction Book of the Year, 2016
Set Adrift Upon the World: The Sutherland Clearances by James HunterHistory, 2016
Trials: On Death Row in Pakistan by Isabel BuchananFirst Book of the Year, 2016
Bird-Woman by Em StrangScottish Poetry Book of the Year, 2017
Border : a journey to the edge of Europe by Kapka KassabovaBook of the Year, 2017
Goblin by Ever DundasFirst Book of the Year, 2017
Memory and Straw by Angus Peter CampbellScottish Fiction, 2017
All That Remains: A Life in Death by Sue BlackBook of the Year, 2018
The Drowned and the Saved by Les WilsonHistory Book of the Year, 2018
Elsewhere, Home by Leila AboulelaFiction Book of the Year, 2018
Sal by Mick KitsonFirst Book of the Year, 2018
Wristwatch by Jay WhittakerPoetry, 2018
Alexander III, 1249-1286: First Among Equals by Norman H. ReidHistory, 2019
Nina X by Ewan MorrisonFiction, 2019
The Seafarers: A Journey Among Birds by Stephen RuttFirst Book, 2019
Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle by Clare HunterFirst Book, 2019
The Wind That Lays Waste by Selva AlmadaBook Cover of the Year, 2019
The World I Fell Out Of by Melanie ReidNon-Fiction, 2019

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The Saltire Society Awards promote excellence in the arts and sciences.

Awards run throughout the year in many different disciplines. The general public and members of the Saltire Society are encouraged to support and to put forward nominations for any of the Awards.

Awards are presented in the following categories

•Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun Award
•Arts & Crafts in Architecture (bi-annual)
•Civil Engineering
•Housing Design
•National Scottish Song Competition
•Science
•Scottish Book of the Year
•Scottish First Book of the Year
•Scottish History Book of the Year
•Scottish Research Book of the Year

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