Country Book of the Year 2014/2015

BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2014/15: Our Country Book of the Year shortlist.

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Our Country Book of the Year shortlist, compiled by BBC Countryfile Magazine editor Fergus Collins

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H IS FOR HAWK by Helen Donald

Stirring account of trying to train a goshawk against a background of family tragedy.

ENGEL’S ENGLAND by Matthew Engel

A quest for local identity through a hilarious tour of England’s 39 historic counties.

MEADOWLAND by John Lewis-Stempel

An enchanting year of immersion in a wildlife-rich meadow.

THE MOOR by William Atkins

A brilliant examination of the power of uplands – weaving history with modern controversy. 

THE WALKER’S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS by Tristan Gooley

Charming journey of discovery: how to read the landscape and its wildlife.

THE SEASONS by Nick Groom

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Expert insight into why we need to connect more closely with the seasons and traditions associated with them.

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Vote for the Country Book of the Year here.