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About Michael Booth


Michael Booth is the award-winning, best-selling author of five works of non-fiction, as well as a journalist, broadcaster and speaker.

He writes predominantly about travel, food, France, Japan and the Nordic region.

His writing appears regularly in The Guardian, The Independent, Independent on Sunday, The Times, The Telegraph and Condé Nast Traveller magazine among many other publications globally. He is a correspondent for Monocle magazine and Monocle 24 Radio, and travels regularly to give talks and lectures on the Nordic lands.

Author Michael Booth

The Almost Nearly Perfect People by Michael BoothThe Almost Nearly Perfect People, Winner: 2016 British Guild of Travel Writers’ Book of the Year; BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. Currently being translated into numerous languages.

Eat Pray Eat by Michael Booth
Eat Pray Eat
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2010, nominated for British Travel Press Book of the Year.

Sushi and Beyond by Michael Booth
Sushi and Beyond: What the Japanese Know About Cooking
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2008, winner of the Guild of Food Writers’ Kate Whiteman Award for travel writing.

Sacré Cordon Bleu
Sacré Cordon Bleu: What the French Know About Cooking, 2006, a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week.

Just As Well I'm Leaving by Michael Booth
Just As Well I’m Leaving: To The Orient With Hans Christian Andersen
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2004, nominated for an Irish Times first book award.