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Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford is the author of five highly praised books of nonfiction. His first book, I May Be Some Time , won the Writers' Guild Award for Best Nonfiction Book of 1996, the Banff Mountain Book Prize, and a Somerset Maugham Award. It was followed by The Child That Books Built , Backroom Boys , Red Plenty (which was translated into nine languages), and most recently, Unapologetic . His first novel, Golden Hill , won the Costa First Novel Award. In 2007 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal...See more