James Meek wins Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year

For the first time ever, the prestigious Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year winner was announced at a public session at this year’s Book Festival, chaired by Richard Holloway.
There were three contenders for the prize:Kathleen Jamie “Findings”, James Meek “The People’s Act of Love” and Ali Smith “The Accidental”.
Each of the contenders received a £2,000 cheque, but the outright winner was James Meek.

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