Wainwright prize longlists announced

https://wainwrightprize.com/news/james-cropper-wainwright-prize-2022-longlists-announced/    

Here are three interesting lists of books which have been compiled by these three interesting lists of judges.

 

The 2022 James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing longlist is:

  • Otherlands: A World in the MakingDr Thomas Halliday (Allen Lane)
  • 12 Birds to Save Your Life: Nature’s Lessons in HappinessCharlie Corbett (Penguin)
  • Goshawk Summer: A New Forest Season Unlike Any OtherJames Aldred (Elliott & Thompson) – reviewed here
  • Much Ado About Mothing: A year intoxicated by Britain’s rare and remarkable moths, James Lowen (Bloomsbury Wildlife) – reviewed here
  • On Gallows Down: Place, Protest and Belonging, Nicola Chester (Chelsea Green Publishing) – reviewed here
  • Shadowlands: A Journey Through Lost BritainMatthew Green (Faber & Faber)
  • The HeedingRob Cowen, illustrated by Nick Hayes (Elliott & Thompson)
  • The Instant, Amy Liptrot (Canongate)
  • The Sea Is Not Made of Water: Life Between the Tides, Adam Nicolson (William Collins)
  • The Trespasser’s CompanionNick Hayes (Bloomsbury) – reviewed here
  • Time on Rock: A Climber’s Route into the MountainsAnna Fleming (Canongate)
  • Wild Green Wonders: A Life in Nature, Patrick Barkham (Guardian Faber Publishing) – reviewed here

And then there is;

The 2022 James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Writing on Conservation is:

  • Abundance: Nature in Recovery, Karen Lloyd (Bloomsbury Wildlife)
  • Aurochs and AuksJohn Burnside (Little Toller Books)
  • Climate Change is RacistJeremy Williams and Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu (Icon Books)
  • Divide: The relationship crisis between town and countryAnna Jones (Kyle Books) – to be reviewed here soon
  • Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them, Dan Saladino (Jonathan Cape)
  • Our Biggest Experiment: A History of the Climate Crisis, Alice Bell (Bloomsbury Sigma)
  • Regenesis: Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet, George Monbiot (Allen Lane) – to be reviewed here soon
  • Silent Earth: Averting the Insect ApocalypseDave Goulson (Vintage) reviewed here
  • Soundings: Journeys in the Company of Whales, Doreen Cunningham (Virago)
  • The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires that Run the WorldOliver Milman (Atlantic Books)
  • The Treeline: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on EarthBen Rawlence (Jonathan Cape)
  • The Women Who Saved the English CountrysideMatthew Kelly (Yale University Press)
  • Wild Fell: Fighting for nature on a Lake District hill farmLee Schofield (Doubleday) reviewed here

And also:

The 2022 James Cropper Wainwright Prize for Children’s Writing on Nature and Conservation longlist is:

  • A Bug’s World, Dr Erica McAlister, illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Wren & Rook)
  • Around the World in 80 Trees, Ben Lerwill, illustrated by Kaja Kajfež (Welbeck)
  • By Rowan and YewMelissa Harrison (Chicken House)
  • Julia and the SharkKiran Millwood Hargrave, illustrated by Tom de Freston (Orion Children’s Books)
  • NestsSusan Ogilvy (Particular Books)
  • October, OctoberKatya Balen, illustrated by Angela Harding (Bloomsbury Children’s Books)
  • One World: 24 Hours on Planet EarthNicola Davies, illustrated by Jenni Desmond (Walker Books)
  • Spark, Mitch Johnson (Orion Children’s Books)
  • The Biggest Footprint: Eight billion humans. One clumsy giant, Rob Sears, illustrated by Tom Sears (Canongate)
  • The Summer We Turned GreenWilliam Sutcliffe (Bloomsbury YA)
  • TwitchG. Leonard (Walker Books)
  • Wild Child: A Journey Through NatureDara McAnulty, illustrated by Barry Falls (Macmillan Children’s Books)

 

 

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