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Book awards: Books for a Better Life Award

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I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression by Terrence Real
Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart by John Welwood
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman2008
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan2008
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch2008
Learning from the Heart: Lessons on Living, Loving, and Listening by Daniel Gottlieb2008
Made from Scratch: Discovering the Pleasures of a Handmade Life by Jenna Woginrich2008
The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan2008
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor2008
September Songs: The Good News About Marriage in the Later Years by Maggie Scarf2008
The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do by Peg Tyre2008
The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology by Jack Kornfield2008
Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives by Nicholas A. Christakisnot in English Common Knowledge2009
The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even The Toughest Times by Jean Chatzkynot in English Common Knowledge2009
The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite by David A. Kesslernot in English Common Knowledge2009
Josie's Story: A Mother's Inspiring Crusade to Make Medical Care Safe by Sorrel Kingnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Just Food: Where Locavores Get it Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly by James E. McWilliamsnot in English Common Knowledge2009
NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronsonnot in English Common Knowledge2009
Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kiddernot in English Common Knowledge2009
Throw Out Fifty Things: Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life by Gail Blankenot in English Common Knowledge2009
Writing In The Sand: Jesus, Spirituality, and the Soul of the Gospels by Thomas Moorenot in English Common Knowledge2009
You Were Always Mom's Favorite!: Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives by Deborah Tannennot in English Common Knowledge2009
Back to Life After a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8-Step Cardiac Comeback Plan by M.D. Wallack, Marcnot in English Common Knowledge2010
Brave Girl Eating: A Family's Struggle with Anorexia by Harriet Brownnot in English Common Knowledge2010
Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard by Liz Murraynot in English Common Knowledge2010
Composing a Further Life: The Age of Active Wisdom by Mary Catherine Batesonnot in English Common Knowledge2010
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibbennot in English Common Knowledge2010
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjeenot in English Common Knowledge2010
Let's Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship by Gail Caldwellnot in English Common Knowledge2010
Life Unlocked: 7 Revolutionary Lessons to Overcome Fear by Srinivasan S. Pillay MDnot in English Common Knowledge2010
The New Good Life: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less by John Robbinsnot in English Common Knowledge2010
The Ten Things to Do When Your Life Falls Apart: An Emotional and Spiritual Handbook by Daphne Rose Kingmanot in English Common Knowledge2010
Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times: 250 Ways to Buy Smarter, Spend Smarter, and Save Money by Clark Howardnot in English Common Knowledge2011
Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War by Annia Ciezadlonot in English Common Knowledge2011
Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day as If It Were Your Last by Lee Lipsenthalnot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory, and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School by Alexandra Robbinsnot in English Common Knowledge2011
Holy Ghost Girl: A Memoir by Donna M. Johnsonnot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Longevity Project: Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Landmark Eight-Decade Study by Howard S. Friedmannot in English Common Knowledge2011
Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love by Xinrannot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Neighborhood Project: Using Evolution to Improve My City, One Block at a Time by David Sloan Wilsonnot in English Common Knowledge2011
Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes by Paula Szuchmannot in English Common Knowledge2011
Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now by Tourénot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Best Care Possible: A Physician's Quest to Transform Care Through the End of Life by Ira Byock MDnot in English Common Knowledge2012
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalannot in English Common Knowledge2012
Crazy Sexy Kitchen: 150 Plant-Empowered Recipes to Ignite a Mouthwatering Revolution by Kris Carrnot in English Common Knowledge2012
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brownnot in English Common Knowledge2012
The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbenot in English Common Knowledge2012
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomonnot in English Common Knowledge2012
Happily Even After: A Guide to Getting Through (and Beyond) the Grief of Widowhood by Carole Brody Fleetnot in English Common Knowledge2012
Seven Thousand Ways to Listen: Staying Close to What Is Sacred by Mark Neponot in English Common Knowledge2012
Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-Being by Linda Grahamnot in English Common Knowledge2013
Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life by Glennon Doyle Meltonnot in English Common Knowledge2013
Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir by Beth Kephartnot in English Common Knowledge2013
Isa Does It: Amazingly Easy, Wildly Delicious Vegan Recipes for Every Day of the Week by Isa Chandra Moskowitznot in English Common Knowledge2013
Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death by Katy Butlernot in English Common Knowledge2013
Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World by Rosalind Wisemannot in English Common Knowledge2013
Outsmarting Anger: 7 Strategies for Defusing Our Most Dangerous Emotion by Joseph Shrandnot in English Common Knowledge2013
Taylor's Gift: A Courageous Story of Giving Life and Renewing Hope by Todd Storchnot in English Common Knowledge2013
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation by Dan Faginnot in English Common Knowledge2013
What We Talk About When We Talk About God by Rob Bellnot in English Common Knowledge2013
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawandenot in English Common Knowledge2014
Beyond Addiction: How Science and Kindness Help People Change by Jeffrey Footenot in English Common Knowledge2014
Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder's Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing Mind and Heart by Dan Willisnot in English Common Knowledge2014
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chastnot in English Common Knowledge2014
Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die by Diane Kochilasnot in English Common Knowledge2014
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevensonnot in English Common Knowledge2014
The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control by Walter Mischelnot in English Common Knowledge2014
The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness by Liza Longnot in English Common Knowledge2014
The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet by Kristin Ohlsonnot in English Common Knowledge2014
Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well (Even When It Is Off Base, Unfair, Poorly Delivered, And, Frankly, You're Not in the Mood) by Douglas Stonenot in English Common Knowledge2014
Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nuttnot in English Common Knowledge2015
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget by Sarah Hepolanot in English Common Knowledge2015
The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World's Healthiest People by Dan Buettnernot in English Common Knowledge2015
Cook for Your Life: Delicious, Nourishing Recipes for Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment by Ann Ogden Gaffneynot in English Common Knowledge2015
A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life by Brian Grazer2015
Girl in Glass: How My "Distressed Baby" Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles by Deanna Feinot in English Common Knowledge2015
Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better Every Day by Gene Baurnot in English Common Knowledge2015
My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinemnot in English Common Knowledge2015
NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silbermannot in English Common Knowledge2015
Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World by Megan Feldman Bettencourtnot in English Common Knowledge2015
Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction by Elizabeth Vargasnot in English Common Knowledge2016
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama XIVnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life by Susan David2016
The End of Dieting: How to Live for Life by Joel Fuhrmannot in English Common Knowledge2016
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orensteinnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworthnot in English Common Knowledge2016
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohllebennot in English Common Knowledge2016
Marrow: Love, Loss, and What Matters Most by Elizabeth Lessernot in English Common Knowledge2016
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood by Lisa D'Amournot in English Common Knowledge2016
Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore: Dinner for Everyone at the Table by Anna Thomasnot in English Common Knowledge2016
The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table by Tracie McMillannot in English Common Knowledge2018

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Honors the best self-improvement books of the year, Sponsored by the New York City Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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