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Book awards: Thwaites Wainwright Prize Shortlist

Book awards by cover

Works (32)

Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal by Patrick Barkham2014
Field Notes from a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary by Esther Woolfson2014
The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot by Robert Macfarlane2014
Under Another Sky: Journeys in Roman Britain by Charlotte Higgins2014
Walking Home by Simon Armitage2014
Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet by Mark Cocker2015
H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald2015
The moor: lives landscape literature by William Atkins2015
Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place by Philip Marsden2015
Running Free: A Runner's Journey Back to Nature by Richard Askwith2015
Common Ground by Rob Cowen2016
The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream by Katharine Norbury2016
Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane2016
The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy by Michael McCarthy2016
The Shepherd's Life: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape by James Rebanks2016
The January Man: A Year of Walking Britain by Christopher Somerville2017
Love of Country: A Hebridean Journey by Madeleine Bunting2017
The Running Hare: The secret life of farmland by John Lewis-Stempel2017
Wild Kingdom: Bringing Back Britain's Wildlife by Stephen Moss2017
The Wild Other: A Memoir by Clover Stroud2017
The Dun Cow Rib: A Very Natural Childhood by John Lister-Kaye2018
Hidden Nature: A Voyage of Discovery by Alys Fowler2018
The Last Wilderness: A Journey into Silence by Neil Ansell2018
The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane2018
Outskirts: Living Life on the Edge of the Green Belt by John Grindrod2018
The Salt Path by Raynor Winn2018
The Easternmost House by Juliet Blaxland2019
Our Place: Can We Save Britain’s Wildlife Before It Is Too Late? by Mark Cocker2019
Out of the Woods by Luke Turner2019
Thinking on My Feet: The Small Joy of Putting One Foot in Front of Another by Kate Humble2019
Time Song: Searching for Doggerland by Julia Blackburn2019
Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm by Isabella Tree2019

Award description

The Wainwright Prize seeks to reward the best writing on the outdoors, nature and UK-based travel writing and is sponsored by Wainwright Golden Beer.

The prize will be awarded to the work which best reflects Wainwright’s core values of Great British writing and culture and a celebration of the outdoors.


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