It’s our pleasure this afternoon to confirm that Amy Liptrot’s masterful debut The Outrun has clinched this year’s Wainwright Prize. From an almost impossibly strong field, Liptrot’s sometimes breathtakingly candid account of breakdown and salvation has emerged as the victor for this increasingly influential literary award. Last year’s winner, Meadowland by John Lewis-Stempel, stormed to the top of our charts and has established the standard for fine rural writing.
Posted on 30th Jun, 2016 by Sally Campbell
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Posted on 2nd Nov, 2015 by Robert MacFarlane
The winner of the Samuel Johnson Award 2015 will soon be announced - in the meantime, the shortlisters have answered seven quick questions.
Posted on 9th Mar, 2015 by Greg Eden
Waterstones bookseller and keen bird-watcher Greg Eden on Robert Macfarlane's latest book, Landmarks, and the connection between language and nature.
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