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Jay Griffiths

Jay Griffiths’s books include A Sideways Look at Time, A Country Called Childhood, and Savage Grace, originally published as Wild: An Elemental Journey, winner of the Orion Book Award.


Jay Griffiths’s Reading List

Our Word is Our Weapon, by that masked philosopher of eternal truths, Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos. Hold Everything Dear, by John Berger. The poetry of polemic, under Berger’s tender, unflinching gaze, telling Continue reading

Past Winners: The Orion Book Award

2015 Winners Nonfiction Feral: Rewilding the Land, the Sea, and Human Life, by George Monbiot (University of Chicago Press) “George Monbiot’s well-researched book of narrative storytelling, speculation, and bold imagination is a Continue reading

2007 Orion Book Award Winner

May 20, 2007 Of Wild, selection committee chairperson Scott Slovic wrote, “In this stunningly rich work of literary nonfiction, Jay Griffiths traces her efforts to rediscover in the mind, in culture, Continue reading