News Archive: March 2018

Walter Scott Prize Academy announces Recommended List

26th March, 2018

The Walter Scott Prize Academy has released its twenty ‘recommended’ historical novels of 2017 from across the UK, Ireland and Commonwealth countries .  Subjects and settings range from steamships in the Chilean Civil War to warships in Greenock during WW2, and from 1920s Hollywood to 18th century slavery in The Cape, and the list includes newly… Read More »

The Walter Scott Prize 2018 longlist is out!

1st March, 2018

We’re thrilled to announce our 2018 Longlist.  The thirteen books are: The Clocks In This House All Tell Different Times  by Xan Brooks Birdcage Walk  by Helen Dunmore Manhattan Beach  by Jennifer Egan  The Last Man In Europe  by Dennis Glover  Sugar Money  by Jane Harris Prussian Blue  by Philip Kerr The Draughtsman  by Robert Lautner Grace  by Paul Lynch The… Read More »