I’m really pleased to say that A Mysterious Something In The Light has been short listed for the HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize. It’s run by The Biographer’s Club and sponsored by HW Fisher. The short listed titles are:
Ben Jonson: A Life by Ian Donaldson (OUP)
Amateurs in Eden by Joanna Hodgkin (Virago)
A Fine Brother: The Life of Captain Flora Sandes by Louise Miller (Alma Books)
Winter King by Thomas Penn (Penguin)
Muckraker: The Scandalous Life and Times of W.T. Stead by W. Sydney Robinson (Robson Press)
A Mysterious Something in the Light: Raymond Chandler by Tom Williams (Aurum)
More information can be found here: The HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize.