★October 2020 

‘THE SAKURA OBSESSION’ , the American version of ‘Cherry’ Ingram, The Englishman Who Saved Japan’s Blossoms, has been given the CBHL’s ‘Award of Excellence in History’ as part of its 2020 annual literature awards.        https://www.cbhl.net/award-winners

 The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL) is an international  professional organization in the field of botanical and horticultural information services.

The literature award is given to the author and publisher of a work that makes ‘a significant contribution to the literature of botany or horticulture’.

American paperback cover

—-Other awards and citations given to the ‘Cherry’ Ingram (The Sakura Obsession) book — 

The Nihon Essayist Club Award  2016  (for the original Japanese version)

BBC Radio4: ‘Book of the Week’, March 2019

The Sunday Times: Best Gardening Books, 2019

NPR’s Science Friday: Best Science Books, 2019

The Irish Times: Best Gardening Books, 2019 

PopMatters: Best Non-Fiction Books, 2019

The Daily Mail: Best Books for Nature Lovers, Christmas 2019

Woodland Trust: Best Books of the Year, 2019


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