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Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2014 Shortlist

Posted at 5:13PM Friday 11 Apr 2014

Publishers Frances Lincoln in association with the National Trust, are delighted to announce the shortlist for The Thwaites Wainwright Prize, a new annual award that seeks to reward the best UK nature and travel writing.

And the shortlisted titles are . . .

Badgerlands, Patrick Barkham, Granta

The Old Ways, Robert Macfarlane, Penguin Books

Walking Home, Simon Armitage, Faber

Field Notes from a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary, Esther Woolfson, Granta

Under Another Sky, Charlotte Higgins, Jonathan Cape

The Green Road into the Trees: A Walk Through England, Hugh Thomson, Windmill, Random House

The winner's announcement will take place 8th May 2014 at The Royal College of Surgeons' Library in Central London, with the winning author receiving a £5,000 prize.

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