★October 2020 

American paperback cover

‘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’. —-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’, …

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