Cocker, Mark

BA Year : 1982

Awards and recognition

  • EDP Jarrold East Anglian Book Awards shortlist for Birds and People (2014)
  • New Angle Prize for Literature shortlist for Claxton (2015)
  • East Anglian Book of the Year Award shortlist for Claxton (2015)
  • Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize shortlist for Our Place (2019)
  • East Anglian Book of the Year Award shortlist for A Claxon Diary (2019)
  • Works

  • A Himalayan Ornithologist: The Life and Work of Brian Houghton Hodgson (with Carol Inskipp, 1988)
  • Richard Meinertzhagen: Soldier, Scientist and Spy (1989)
  • Loneliness and Time: British Travel Writing in the Twentieth Century (1992)
  • Rivers of Blood, Rivers of Gold: Europe’s Conflict with Tribal People (1998)
  • Birders: Tales of a Tribe (2001)
  • Birds Britannica (with Richard Mabey, 2005)
  • A Tiger in the Sand (2006)
  • Crow Country (2007)
  • Birds and People (with David Tipling, 2013)
  • Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet (2014)
  • Our Place: Can We Save Britain’s Wildlife Before It Is Too Late? (2018)
  • A Claxon Diary: Further Field Notes From A Small Planet (2019)