The American Horticultural Society (AHS) honors “The Melon” with the 2020 National Book Award.

Every year, the American Horticultural Society (AHS) celebrates great gardening literature. This year, “The Melon” was selected for The National Book Award.

Amy Goldman’s personal commitment to growing and preserving heirloom  melons,  along  with  her  clear  expertise, pushed this book into the winner’s  circle.  “Meticulously  researched,  masterfully  written,  and  beautifully  illustrated,  The  Melon  showcases the remarkable diversity within this group of delectable fruits. It was a joy to read,” said Campion. “The Melon warmed my soul the instant I opened the book,” said Holmes. “I was delighted to find a wealth of information accompanying the beautiful photography.”

Read the article from The American Horticultural Society