James Kelman

James Kelman

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April 23rd, 2024: All We Have Is the Story

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Below is a complete list of James Kelman books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
A Chancer
1985
2
Greyhound for Breakfast
1988
3
A Disaffection
1989
4
How Late It Was, How Late
1994
5
The Good Times
1998
6
Translated Accounts
2001
7
You Have to be Careful in the Land of the Free
2004
8
Kieron Smith, Boy
2008
9
Mo Said She Was Quirky
2012
10
Dirt Road
2016
11
God's Teeth and Other Phenomena
2020

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
An Old Pub Near the Angel
1973
2
Not, Not While the Giro
1983
3
The Bus Conductor Hines
1984
4
The Burn
1991
5
Hardie and Baird & Other Plays
1991
6
Essays and Stories
1995
7
Seven Stories
1997
8
Selected Stories
2001
9
If it is Your Life
2010
10
A Lean Third
2015
11
That Was a Shiver
2017
12
Keep Moving and No Questions
2022

List of James Kelman Anthologies in Publication Order

James Kelman: Biography

James Kelman was born on June 9th, 1946 and is currently 77 years old. James Kelman was born in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland.

James Kelman is the author of the James Kelman Collections series which currently consists of 12 novels. The James Kelman Collections series started in 1973 with the novel An Old Pub Near the Angel. The most recently released novel in the James Kelman Collections series was Keep Moving and No Questions which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming novels for the James Kelman Collections series.

James Kelman: Awards & Accolades

James Kelman was nominated for multiple awards including: The International Booker Prize, Outstanding Achievement in Fiction, in 2009, and the International Booker Prize, Outstanding Achievement in Fiction, in 2011. Kelman's books have won multiple awards, How Late It Was, How Late won the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1994. Kieron Smith, Boy won the Scottish Arts Council Book Awards, Book of the Year, in 2009 as well as the Scottish Arts Council Book Awards - Fiction in 2009.

James Kelman books have also been nominated for multiple awards, A Disaffection was nominated for the Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book, in 1989. You Have to be Careful in the Land of the Free was nominated for the Scottish Arts Council Book Awards, Book of the Year, in 2005.

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James Kelman: F.A.Q

When was James Kelman Born? How old is James Kelman?

James Kelman was born on June 9th, 1946. James Kelman is currently 77 years old.

Where was James Kelman Born?

James Kelman was born in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, .

What book awards has James Kelman won?

How Late It Was, How Late: Booker Prize Best Fiction Book (1994).
Kieron Smith, Boy: Scottish Arts Council Book Awards Book of the Year (2009), Scottish Arts Council Book Awards Fiction (2009).

What was the first book James Kelman wrote?

The first novel written by James Kelman was An Old Pub Near the Angel, published in 1973.

What was the most recent book James Kelman wrote?

Their most recently released work was The State is the Enemy on August 1st, 2023.

Will there be any more books by James Kelman?

James Kelman has a new book coming out on April 23rd, 2024 called All We Have Is the Story.

How many books has James Kelman written?

James Kelman has written 29 books. 11 Standalone Novels, 6 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 12 books in the Collections.

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