Orion Book Awards Revealed

By Dianna Dilworth 

orionbookaward AMOrion, the bimonthly magazine that publishes writing that explores the connection between nature and culture, has revealed the winners for the 2015 Orion Book Award.

The Bees by Laline Paull is the winner of the 2015 Orion Book Award in the fiction category. Feral: Rewilding the Land, the Sea, and Human Life by George Monbiot won the award in the nonfiction category.

The books were chosen based on their ability to “deepen the reader’s connection to the natural world through fresh ideas and excellence in writing.” The winner in each category was selected from a list of five finalists. The Orion Book Award finalists and winners are chosen by the Orion magazine staff.