Stuart Kelly

Stuart Kelly

Stuart Kelly is a Scottish critic and author. His works include The Book Of Lost Books: An Incomplete Guide To All The Books You’ll Never Read and Scott-Land: The Man Who Invented A Nation, which was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize for Non-Fiction. Literary editor of the Scotsman, Kelly also writes for Scotland on Sunday, the Guardian and The Times. In 2013 he was a judge for the Man Booker Prize.

Event 13: The Booker Prize at 50

Alexander McKenzie Stage

The Booker Prize turns 50 this year. ¬†Once dismissed as ‘posh bingo’ by Julian Barnes (but not after he himself won it), the Booker is one of the leading literary prizes in the world. ¬†Eleanor Catton, whose novel The Luminaries won the prize in 2013, discusses the importance of prizes to writers with Stuart Kelly […]