Andre Simon Memorial Funds Awards

Awards 2020

We welcome you to the André Simon Food and Drink book awards longlist for 2020

Due to the increased volume of submissions and the exceptional quality of writing, we are delighted to announce a longlist of books for the first time in the history of the awards. This comes on the 50th anniversary of André Simon's death in 1970.
A shortlist will be announced in the New Year.

Longlisted Food Books 2020

The longlisted food books for 2020 are:
  • The Pie Room
    by Calum Franklin (Bloomsbury Absolute)
  • Jikoni
    by Ravinder Bhogal (Bloomsbury Publishing)
  • Summer Kitchens
    by Olia Hercules (Bloomsbury Publishing)
  • Entangled Life
    by Merlin Sheldrake (Bodley Head)
  • Falastin: A Cookbook
    by Sami Tamimi & Tara Wigley (Ebury Press)
  • The Chicken Soup Manifesto
    by Jenn Louis (Hardie Grant)
  • The Whole Chicken
    by Carl Clarke (Hardie Grant)
  • Nose Dive
    by Harold McGee (John Murray)
  • Eating for Pleasure, People & Planet
    by Tom Hunt (Kyle Books)
  • Oats in the North, Wheat from the South
    by Regula Ysewijn (Murdoch Books)
  • Parwana
    by Durkhanai Ayubi (Murdoch Books)
  • Salmon
    by Mark Kurlansky (Oneworld)
  • Victory in the Kitchen: The Life of Churchill's Cook
    by Annie Gray (Profile Books)
  • Red Sands
    by Caroline Eden (Quadrille)
  • Spoon-Fed
    by Tim Spector (Jonathan Cape)

Longlisted Drink Books 2020

The longlisted drink books for 2020 are:
  • On Bordeaux
    by Multiple (Académie du Vin Library)
  • Inside Bordeaux: the châteaux, their wines and the terroir
    by Jane Anson (Berry Bros. & Rudd Press)
  • Which Wine When
    by Bert Blaize & Claire Strickett (Ebury Press)
  • The Wines of Georgia
    by Lisa Granik (Infinite Ideas)
  • Wine Girl
    by Victoria James (Little, Brown)
  • Wine from Another Galaxy: Noble Rot
    by Dan Keeling & Mark Andrew (Quadrille)
  • Intoxicating: Ten Drinks that Shaped Australia
    by Max Allen (Thames & Hudson Australia)

For further information contact Katie Lander on or 0780 131 0973.

Awards 2019
Awards 2019
Awards 2019