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James Robertson


UK flag (b.1958)

James Robertson is the author of the novel The Fanatic, as well as two collections of short stories, Close and The Ragged Man's Complaint, several collections of poetry, and a book of Scottish ghost stories. He lives in Fife.

Genres: General Fiction
 
Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
Dictionary of Scottish Quotations (1996) (with Angela Cran)
A Scots Parliament (2002)
Who Built Scotland (2017) (with James Crawford, Kathleen Jamie, Alexander McCall Smith and Alistair Moffat)
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Awards
Saltire Literary Awards Best Book winner (2003) : Joseph Knight
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2006) : The Testament of Gideon Mack
The Richard and Judy Best Read of the Year Best Book nominee (2007) : The Testament of Gideon Mack
Saltire Literary Awards Best Book winner (2010) : And the Land Lay Still
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Book nominee (2017) : To Be Continued...