Sunday 15 February 2015
Jerry Brotton's latest two books receive accolades from across the globe.
A History of the World in Twelve Maps (Penguin, 2012) was named Scientific Book of the Year (Social Sciences and Humanities) by a popular vote in Austria. Over 24,000 people voted on a selection of books shortlisted by a team of Austrian scientists.
Great Maps (DK, 2014) was placed on the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children's Book Council list of Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2015.