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March 23, 2015
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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The Books for a  Better Life Awards is pleased to announce the honorees for the 19th Annual  Awards ceremony. The event, hosted by television personality Meredith Vieira will honor Dr. Mark Hyman, founder of The UltraWellness Center and Director of The Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, and Mark Tauber, Senior Vice President and Publisher of HarperOne, a division of HarperCollins Publishers.

Five finalists in 10 categories have been chosen with the winners being announced at the event ceremony. Listed below are the finalists:

 

CHILDCARE/ PARENTING
The Price of Silence
Liza Long
Hudson Street Press

Beyond Magenta
Susan Kuklin
Candlewick Press

Strong Mothers, Strong Sons
Meg Meeker, M.D.
Ballantine Books

All Joy and No Fun
Jennifer Senior
HarperCollins

How Toddlers Thrive
Tovah P. Klein, Ph.D.
Touchstone

COOKBOOK
Plenty More
Yotam Ottolenghi
TenSpeed Press 

The Kitchen Ecosystem
Eugenia Bone
Clarkson Potter/Publishers 

The Oh She Glows Cookbook
Angela Liddon
Avery 

Ikaria
Diane Kochilas
Rodale 

The Family Cooks
Laurie David
Rodale 

FIRST BOOK
Both Sides Now
Nancy Sharp
Books & Books Press 

Seriously Not All Right
Ron Capps
Schaffner Press 

Life in Motion
Misty Copeland with Charisse Jones
Touchstone 

Napkin Notes
Garth Callaghan
HarperOne 

Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson
Spiegel & Grau

GREEN
How to Change Minds about Our Changing Climate
Seth B. Darling and Douglas L. Sisterson
The Experiment

Seeds of Hope
Jane Goodall with Gail Hudson
Grand Central Publishing

Plastic Purge
Michael SanClements
St. Martin’s Griffin

The Soil will Save Us
Kristin Ohlson
Rodale

Local
Douglas Gayeton
HarperDesign 

INSPIRATIONAL MEMOIR
I’ll Drink to That
Betty Halbreich with Rebecca Paley
The Penguin Press 

Not Fade Away
Rebecca Alexander with Sascha Alper
Gotham Books 

Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?Roz Chast
Bloomsbury 

The Opposite of Loneliness
Marina Keegan
Scribner 

Redefining Realness
Janet Mock
Atria Books 

MOTIVATIONAL
Getting Life
Michael Morton
Simon & Schuster 

Small Move, Big Change
Caroline L. Arnold
Viking 

Dream Year
Ben Arment
Portfolio/Penguin 

Thanks for the Feedback
Douglas Stone & Sheila Heen
Viking 

Congratulations, by the way
George Saunders
Random House 

PSYCHOLOGY
A Deadly Wandering
Matt Richtel
William Morrow/HarperCollins 

Who We Be
Jeff Chang
St. Martin’s Press 

The Marshmallow Test
Walter Mischel
Little, Brown and Company 

Risk Savvy
Gerd Gigerenzer
Viking 

The Narcissist Next Door
Jeffrey Kluger
Riverhead Books

RELATIONSHIPS
Coming Back Together
Steven L. Sayers, Ph.D
New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 

Beyond Addiction
Jeffrey Foote, Ph.D, Carrie Wilkins, Ph.D & Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D with Stephanie Higgs
Scribner 

The Energies of Love
Donna Eden & David Feinstein
Tarcher/ Penguin 

Haatchi & Little B
Wendy Holden
Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press 

Refeathering the Empty Nest
Wendy Aronsson
Roman & Littlefield 

SPIRITUAL
Bulletproof Spirit
Captain Dan Willis
New World Library 

The Power of the Heart
Baptist de Pape
Atria Books 

Small Miracles from Beyond
Yitta Halberstam & Judith Leventhal
Sterling Ethos 

Real Happiness at Work
Sharon Salzberg
Workman Publishing 

Small Victories
Anne Lamott
Riverhead Books

WELLNESS
Raw Energy in a Glass
Stephanie Tourles
Storey Publishing 

Plant-Powered for Life
Sharon Palmer, RDN
The Experiment 

The Silver Lining
Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW
Atria Books 

The Body Keeps the Score
Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D.
Viking 

Being Mortal
Atul Gawande
Metropolitan

 

 

For more information or to purchase tickets email Gina Nicoletti at gina.nicoletti@nmss.org or call 212-453-3235.

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