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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Books for a Better Life Awards (2010)

The winners of the Books for a Better Life Awards, sponsored by the Southern New York Chapter of the National MS Society and honored last night, are:

Childcare/Parenting: NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman (Twelve)
First Book: Josie's Story: A Mother's Inspiring Crusade to Make Medical Care Safe by Sorrel King (Grove/Atlantic)
Green: Just Food by James E. McWilliams (Little, Brown)
Inspirational Memoir: Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder (Random House)
Motivational: Throw Out Fifty Things by Gail Blanke (Grand Central)
Personal Finance: The Difference by Jean Chatzky (Crown)
Psychology: Connected by Nicholas A. Christakis, M.D. and James H. Fowler, Ph.D. (Little, Brown)
Relationships: You were Always Mom's Favorite: Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives by Deborah Tannen (Random House)
Spiritual: Writing in the Sand by Thomas Moore (Hay House)
Wellness: The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite by David A. Kessler, M.D. (Rodale)

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