9 Read the new travel books of the year

The win­ners of the Ed­ward Stan­ford Travel Writ­ing Awards 2018 have been an­nounced…

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Wan­der­lust Travel Magazine Ad­ven­ture Travel Book of the Year Shark Drunk by Morten Stroksnes

Stroksnes and his friend em­bark on a pur­suit of the Lo­foten ar­chi­pel­ago’s Green­land shark in a tiny rub­ber dinghy. A life-af­firm­ing read that tack­les ex­is­ten­tial ques­tions on friend­ship and en­vi­ron­ment through the musings of its two ad­ven­tur­ers, and teaches you much with­out you even real­is­ing it.

Hayes & Jarvis Fic­tion (with a sense of place) Hum­ming­bird by Tris­tan Hughes

A com­ing of age tale that brings alive the forests of north­ern On­tario, Canada.

Na­tional Book To­kens Chil­dren’s Travel Book of the Year The Ex­plorer by Kather­ine Run­dell

Ex­quis­ite de­scrip­tions of the rain­for­est and depth of char­ac­ter com­bine to cre­ate a wild Ama­zo­nian ad­ven­ture for lit­tle ex­plor­ers.

Food and Travel Magazine Travel Cook­ery Book of the Year Bart’s Fish tales by Bart van Olphen

More than 100 dif­fer­ent en­vi­ron­men­tally re­spon­si­ble fish recipes have been pulled from all cor­ners of the globe. An eco won­der.

Des­ti­na­tions Show Il­lus­trated Travel Book of the Year Lon­don­ist Mapped by AA Pub­lish­ing

Lon­don is brought to life through car­to­graphic works of art and trivia. Marco Polo Out­stand­ing Travel Themed Book of the Year the Amaz­ing story of the man who cy­cled from in­dia to europe for love by Per J An­der­s­son An up­lift­ing and en­light­en­ing ro­man­tic tale 7,000 miles in the mak­ing. A true story that will re­store your faith in hu­man­ity.

Stan­ford Dol­man Travel Book of the Year Bor­der by Kapka Kass­abova

The au­thor re­vis­its Eastern Europe to tell the sto­ries of those af­fected by cur­rent and past mi­gra­tion crises. A wor­thy en­deav­our.

Ed­ward Stan­ford Out­stand­ing Con­tri­bu­tion to Travel Writ­ing Award Jan mor­ris

With a ca­reer stretch­ing back to the ’50s, Mor­ris’ writ­ings on places and peo­ple set the stan­dard.

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