Andrea Wulf is the author of five acclaimed books, including “The Brother Gardeners”, "Chasing Venus" and "Founding Gardeners". and the co-author of “This Other Eden”. Her latest book 'The Invention of Nature" has received rave reviews and awards - and is a New York Times bestseller. She has written for New York Times, the Atlantic, the LA Times, Wall Street Journal, the Sunday Times and the Guardian and many others.
She has lectured across the world – from the Royal Geographical Society and Royal Society in London to Monticello and the New York Public Library in the US. She’s spoken to audiences from Colombia to Europe, as well as to 15,000 people at the Esri User Conference in San Diego and literary festivals in the UK. She is a three-time fellow of the International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello and the Eccles British Library Writer in Residence 2013. She's a member of PEN American Center, an International Fellow of the Explorer's Club, a member of The Society of Woman Geographers, a Fellow of the Linnean Society, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature..
The “Brother Gardeners” was long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2008, the most prestigious non-fiction award in the UK and won the American Horticultural Society 2010 Book Award. “Founding Gardeners” and 'The Invention of Nature" were both on the New York Times Best Seller List.
'The Invention of Nature" has won more than 10 awards, including the Royal Society Science Book Award 2016, Costa Biography Award 2015, the Inaugural James Wright Award for Nature Writing 2016 (Kenyon Review in association with the Nature Conservancy) and the LA Times Book Prize 2016, as well as awards in Germany and Italy.
It was selected by New York Times "10 Best Books of 2015".
'The Invention of Nature" will be published in 25 countries.
Her next book The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt is a graphic novel about Humboldt's daring 5-year expedition through South America, illustrated by Lillian Melcher. It will be published in spring 2019 in the US, UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and South America.