Our 2016 Nautilus Book Award Winners

NautilusBookAwardsLogoThe Nautilus Book Awards, honoring titles that “inspire and connect our lives as individuals, communities, and global citizens while also valuing spiritual growth and conscious living,” have been announced. NEGOTIATING THE NONNEGOTIABLE by Daniel Shapiro (Viking), which won the Grand Prize “for expressing Nautilus values that help create a better world,” is among our 14 award-winning titles published in 2016 by Penguin Random House imprints, in the following categories:

Aging Consciously

Gold Award: IT’S NEVER TOO LATE to Begin Again by Julia Cameron, with Emma Lively (TarcherPerigee)

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Silver Award: EMOTIONAL RESCUE by Ponlop Dzogchen (TarcherPerigee)

Business & Leadership

Gold Award: NEGOTIATING THE NONNEGOTIABLE by Daniel Shapiro (Viking)

Creative Process

Gold Award: ORIGINALS: How Nonconformists Move the World by Adam Grant (Viking)

Gift & Specialty

Silver Award: I AM HERE NOW: A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal  by The Mindfulness Project (TarcherPerigee)

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Silver Award: IT’S OK TO GO UP THE SLIDE: Renegade Rules for Raising Confident & Creative Kids by Heather Shumaker (TarcherPerigee)

Personal Growth

Silver Award: THIS IS WHERE YOU BELONG: The Art & Science of Loving the Place You Live by Melody Warnick (Viking)

Silver Award: PATHWAYS TO POSSIBILITY: Our Relationships with Ourselves, Each Other, and The World by Rosamund Stone Zander (Viking)


Silver Award: DOG MEDICINE: How My Dog Saved Me From Myself  by Julie Barton (Penguin)

IT DIDN’T START WITH YOU: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle by Mark Wolynn (Viking)

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Silver Award: FINDING THE BLUE SKY: A Mindful Approach to Choosing Happiness Here and Now by Joseph Emet (TarcherPerigee)

Social Sciences & Education

Gold Award: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING LITTLE: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups by Erika Christakis (Viking)

Silver Award: THE BRIDGE TO BRILLIANCE: How One Principal in a Tough Community is Inspiring the World by Nadia Lopez, with Rebecca Paley (Viking)

Young Adult Fiction

Silver Award: ATLANTIS LOST by T.A. Barron (Philomel/Penguin Young Readers)

Congratulations to all of our award-winning authors, their editors and publishers.

View the complete list of 2016 Nautilus Book Award winners here.

Posted: May 4, 2017