THOMAS COOK 
TRAVEL BOOK AWARD
1980-2003

BORA BORA

This award, made since 1980, is for the best travel narrative published in the English language during the calendar year preceding the year in which the award is presented.

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2003 Jenny Diski Stranger on a Train
2002 Ma Jian Red Dust
2001 Stanley Stewart In the Empire of Genghis Khan
2000 Jason Elliot An Unexpected Light
1999 Philip Marsden The Spirit-Wrestlers
1998 Tim Mackintosh-Smith Yemen: Travels in Dictionary Land
1997 Nicholas Crane Clear Waters Rising
1996 John Murray Frontiers of Heaven
1995 Gavin Bell In Search of Tusitala: Travels in the South Pacific after Robert Louis Stevenson
1994 William Dalrymple City of Djinns
1993 Nick Cohn The Heart of the World
1992 Norman Lewis A Goddess in the Stones
1991 Jonathan Raban Hunting Mister Heartbreak
1990 Mark Hudson Our Grandmothers' Drums
1989 Paul Theroux Riding the Iron Rooster
1988 Colin Thubron Behind the Wall
1986/87 Patrick Leigh Fermor Between the Woods and the Water
1985 Patrick Marnham So Far from God
1984 Geoffrey Moorhouse To the Frontier
1983 Vikram Seth From Heaven Lake
1982 Tim Severin The Sinbad Voyage
1981 Jonathan Raban Old Glory
1980 Robyn Davidson Tracks

 
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