Prof. James Shapiro Wins James Tait Black Award
Prof. James Shapiro and Benjamin Markovits have been announced as the winners of the prestigious James Tait Black Prizes. The £10,000 prizes were announced by Sally Magnusson at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The prizes are awarded by the University of Edinburgh and are Britain's oldest literary awards. Previous prize winners include Graham Greene, DH Lawrence, Cormac McCarthy, Ian McEwan, Muriel Spark, Evelyn Waugh, Martin Amis and Quentin Bell. For more information, visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/events/james-tait-black.