2020 NAUTILUS SPECIAL HONORS

GRAND WINNER

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT - GOLD

 

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds,
Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures

Merlin Sheldrake
Random House

 

(From Introduction)
"Fungi are everywhere but they are easy to miss. They are inside you and around you. They sustain you and all that you depend on. As you read these words, fungi are changing the way that life happens, as they have done for more than a billion years. They are eating rock, making soil, digesting pollutants, nourishing and killing plants, surviving in space, inducing visions, producing food, making medicines, manipulating animal behavior, and influencing the composition of Earth's atmosphere. Fungi provide a key to understanding the planet on which we live, and the ways that we think, feel, and behave."

Photo ©Hanna-Katrina Jedrosz

 

 


SPECIAL HONORS AS BEST OF SELF-PUBLISHED

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES - GOLD

Conscious Nature: The Art and Neuroscience of
Meditating in Nature

Josh Lane
Conscious Nature LLC

 

 


SPECIAL HONORS AS BEST OF SMALL PRESS

MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS - SILVER

Spirits of the Coast: ORCAS in Science, Art and History 
Martha Black, Gavin Hanke, & Lorne Hammond, Editors; with Nikki Sanchez
Royal BC Museum, Canada

 

 


SPECIAL HONORS AS BEST OF ANTHOLOGY

 

POETRY  - GOLD

Poems from the Edge of Extinction: An Anthology
of Poetry in Endangered Languages

Chris McCabe, Editor
Chambers | Hachette

 

 


SPECIAL HONORS AS BEST OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS

 

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - GOLD

Salma the Syrian Chef
Danny Ramadan & Anna Bron, Illustrator
Annick Press

 


SPECIAL HONORS AS BEST OF MID-GRADE/YA

MID-GRADE BOOKS | FICTION - GOLD


Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions
About Small-Town America
Nora Shalaway Carpenter, Editor
Candlewick Press

 


SPECIAL HONORS FOR LIFETIME CONTRIBUTION

BARRY LOPEZ

Barry Lopez’s legacy of stunning, lyrical writing has spanned 50 years, reflecting his extensive exploration of the multi-faceted wonders of nature, animals and cultures. From his earliest Arctic Dreams to his last book, Horizon, he has threaded potent themes of anthropology, environmental preservation, spirituality, and the impact of human interaction. 

Lopez has been likened to Thoreau and John Muir for the expansive landscape of his writings that knit together our kinship with nature, and the urgent call to embrace and protect it.

The Nautilus team honors Barry Lopez for the many seeds he planted that  deepen spiritual relationships between persons and all dimensions of earth.


Horizon
Barry Lopez
Vintage (2019-2020)

 

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