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#WorldFromMyArmchair

This is one of my favorite challenges I discovered at Paul’s Halfman, Halfbook.

  1. I love to travel….but don’t want to leave home.
  2. In books I can go anywhere I want!
  3. Paul has introduced me to some great
  4. …UK  travel. science and non-fiction awards:
  5. Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards (shortlist 10 January; winners 01 Febr)
  6. The Wainwright
  7. Royal Society Science Book Prize
  8. Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction

 

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2018 list:

  1. Wild Kingdom – S. Moss – READ  (Britain)
  2. Towards Mellbreak – M. Bragg  – READ  (Britain)
  3. The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland’s Borders – G. Carr – READ (Ireland)
  4. River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze – P.  Hessler – READ (China)
  5. Border – K. Kassabova – READ  (Bulgaria) -(Winner Stanford Best Travel Book 2018)
  6. Feeling the Heat – J. Chandler – READ (Antarctica)
  7. Saga Land – R. Fidler and K. Gislason – READ (Iceland)
  8. Wounds – F. Keane – READ  (Ireland)  winner  Best  Irish Non-fiction  2017
  9. Deep South – P. Theroux – READ (USA) (shortlist Stanford Best Travel Book of  2017)
  10. Islander: Journey Around Our Archipelago – P. Barkham (NF) – READ (UK)
  11. From the Edge: Australia’s Lost Histories – M. McKenna (NF) – READ (Australia)
  12. The Revolutionary Ride – L. Pryce – READ (Iran)
  13. Christ Stopped at Ebloi – Carlo Levi – READ  (Italy)

 

2017:

  1. The Marches – R. Stewart
  2. Foxes Unearthed – L. Jones
  3. Village Christmas – L. Lee
  4. The Bush – D. Watson
  5. The Voices of Marrakesh – E. Canetti
  6. The Shepherd’s Life – J. Rebanks
  7. The Story of Ireland – N. Hegarty
  8. Interstate – J. Sayarer
  9. The Story of Israel – D. Gordis
  10. Walking the Nile – L. Wood
  11. The Running Hare J. Lewis-Stempel
  12. Into the Heart of Tasmania – R. Taylor