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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Authors’ Club Dolman Travel Book Award (2006-2009)

From Dolman Best Travel Book Award accessed 7/14/10

The Dolman Award is Britain’s only dedicated prize for travel; founded in 2006 by retired coroner William Dolman, it is open to any travel writers whose book has been published first in Britain.

Each year five works are shortlisted and a winner is announced in early July at a dinner gala with the authors and publishers in attendance.

Along the Enchanted Way by William Blacker (John Murray)
A Single Swallow by Horatio Clare (Chatto & Windus)
Eleven Minutes Late by Mathew Engel (Macmillan)
Lost and Found in Russia by Susan Richards (I B Tauris & Co)
Out of Steppe by Daniel Metcalfe (Hutchinson)
Tequila Oil: Getting Lost in Mexico by Hugh Thomson (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
(winner) The Dead Yard by Ian Thomson (Faber)

* (winner) Alice Albinia, Empires of the Indus
* Andrew Brown, Fishing in Utopia
* Richard Grant, Bandit Roads
* Kapka Kassabova, Street Without a Name
* Grevel Lindop, Travels on the Dance Floor
* Dervla Murphy, The Island that Dared

* (winner) John Lucas, 92 Acharnon Street, Eland Books
* Tim Butcher, Blood River
* Robert Macfarlane, The Wild Places
* Henry Hemming, Misadventure in the Middle East
* Christopher Robbins, In Search of Kazakhstan: The Land that Disappeared

* (winner) Claire Scobie, Last Seen in Lhasa
* David McKie, Great British Bus Journeys
* Tom Parry, Thumbs Up Australia: Hitchhiking the Outback
* Rory McCarthy, Nobody Told Us We Are Defeated
* ?, ?

* (winner) Nicholas Jubber, The Prester Quest
* Ruth Padel, Tigers in Red Weather: A Quest for the Last Wild Tigers
* Joanna Kavenna, The Ice Museum
* Stevie Smith, Pedalling to Hawaii
* Richard Lloyd Parry, In the Time of Madness

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