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Fathoms Highly Commended at Wainwright Prize 2021

We are delighted to share that Fathoms: the world in the whale by Rebecca Giggs has been Highly Commended for the The Wainwright Prize for Writing on Global Conservation, with the winner being Merlin Sheldrake for Entangled Life

This years’ ceremony took place on 7th September 2021, at the WWT London Wetland Centre in Barnes. For more information about the prize and the winning titles, please visit The Wainwright Prize website here.

Congratulations to Rebecca and Merlin!

Fathoms

Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, Finalist for the Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction, and the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, Shortlisted for the Stella Prize, and Highly Commended in the Wainwright Prize for writing on global conservation.

How do whales experience environmental change? Has our connection to these animals been transformed by technology? What future awaits us, and them?

Fathoms blends natural history, philosophy, and science to explore these questions. Giggs introduces us to whales so rare they have never been named and tells us of whale ‘pop’…

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Rebecca Giggs is a writer from Perth, Western Australia. Her work has…

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