James Tait Black Prize

posted on 18 Aug 2015


Debut novelist and best-selling writer scoop oldest book awards

A novel that intertwines global finance, politics and personal relationships, and a biography that offers a portrait of working-class family life have won Britain’s oldest literary awards.

Debut novelist Zia Haider Rahman and author, journalist and critic Richard Benson have joined the distinguished list of writers who have won the James Tait Black Prizes

Read the press release from the University of Edinburgh here.