The shortlists for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards in association with Hayes & Jarvis was announced last night at the National Liberal Club, London.
You can find out more details about the 43 shortlisted books here.
As well as the book categories we have the Bradt Travel Guides New Travel Writer of the Year and the Lonely Planet Pathfinders Travel Blog of the Year:
You can read the shortlisted entries for New Travel Writer of the Year:
You can view the shortlisted entries for Travel Blog of the Year:
All the winner will be announced on the evening of 1st February, when the Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing will also been announced.