Edward Stanford award shortlist reveals 'formidable line up' | The BooksellerPlease refresh the page and retry. The seven titles include two on the topical subject of borders and one on small islands off Britain, a portrait of Pakistan and one of Kolkata, a book driven by the wind and one brimming with stories of the sea. The winner will be announced on February 1. Here are extracts from the chosen books. Buy on amazon. The Sheerwater bounces over the waves past trim great northern divers and seals as fat as slugs.
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The award is named for Edward Stanford who published the Stanford's Guides travel guide-books and is sponsored by Stanfords, a travel books and map store established in England in The Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year is one of the two principal annual travel book awards in Britain, and the only one that is open to all writers. The other award is that made each year by the British Guild of Travel Writers, but that is limited to authors who are members of the Guild. The first Dolman award was given in , just two years after the only other travel book award - the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award which ran for 25 years - was abandoned by its sponsor. Kapka Kassabova Goodreads Author. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards celebrate the best travel writing and travel writers in the world. The award is named after Edward Stanford and is sponsored by Stanfords , a travel books and map store established in London in The Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year is one of the two principal annual travel book awards in Britain, and the only one that is open to all writers. The first Dolman award was given in , just two years after the only other travel book award - the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award which ran for 25 years - was abandoned by its sponsor. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Daily Telegraph.
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Barnaby Rogerson , the chair of judges, has written half a dozen guidebooks and an equal number of histories about North Africa and early Islam. He also works at Eland, which keeps in print over a hundred travel classics.
Nominations include both multi-award winning titles and debut authors certain to captivate and inspire readers, provoke new thoughts and offer fresh perspectives. Each book will tantalise taste buds as well as unlocking the secrets of the local culture. These shortlisted fictional novels populist or literary have been selected for their highly developed and integral sense of a real location interwoven within the plot or narrative:. These fiction or non-fiction title for pre-teens have been selected as they inspires a love of travel, exploration and adventure:. This award is for a book of photography, illustrations, maps or infographics relating to travel, adventure or world cultures.