Orion Book Award Winners

Each year, the Orion Book Award is presented to books that deepen the reader’s connection to the natural world, represent excellence in writing, and t ...more

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The Soul of an Octopus: A S...

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3.88 avg rating — 30,976 ratings
Orion Book Award (2016)
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The Bees

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3.71 avg rating — 33,958 ratings
Orion Book Award for Fiction (2015)
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Feral: Rewilding the Land, ...

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4.17 avg rating — 3,465 ratings
Orion Book Award for Nonfiction (2015)
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MaddAddam (MaddAddam, #3)

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3.99 avg rating — 68,256 ratings
Orion Book Award for Fiction (2014)
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Sightlines

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4.25 avg rating — 1,274 ratings
Orion Book Award for Nonfiction (2014)
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Apocalyptic Planet: Field G...

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4.02 avg rating — 701 ratings
Orion Book Award (2013)
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The View from Lazy Point: A...

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4.28 avg rating — 444 ratings
Orion Book Award (2012)
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The Illustrated Insectopedia

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3.64 avg rating — 395 ratings
Orion Book Award (2011)
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Some of the Dead Are Still ...

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3.89 avg rating — 119 ratings
Orion Book Award (2010)
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Trespass: Living at the Edg...

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3.78 avg rating — 258 ratings
Orion Book Award (2009)
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The Zookeeper's Wife

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3.48 avg rating — 83,423 ratings
Orion Book Award (2008)
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Wild: An Elemental Journey

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4.13 avg rating — 703 ratings
Orion Book Award (2007)
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A River Runs Again: India's...

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4.42 avg rating — 89 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2016)
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H is for Hawk

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3.72 avg rating — 64,690 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2016)
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The Oyster War: The True St...

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4.01 avg rating — 269 ratings
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The Mountain and the Father...

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4.38 avg rating — 174 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2013)
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The Old Ways: A Journey on ...

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4.16 avg rating — 6,956 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2013)
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Things That Are

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4.12 avg rating — 878 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2013)
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Flight Behavior

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3.78 avg rating — 86,680 ratings
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Raising Elijah: Protecting ...

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4.17 avg rating — 308 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2012)
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Swamplandia!

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3.28 avg rating — 55,559 ratings
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Oil on Water

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3.63 avg rating — 1,202 ratings
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Fire Season: Field Notes fr...

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3.94 avg rating — 3,647 ratings
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Deep Blue Home: An Intimate...

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3.82 avg rating — 138 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2011)
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The Tiger: A True Story of ...

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4.05 avg rating — 11,165 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2011)
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About a Mountain

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3.77 avg rating — 1,251 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2011)
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Becoming Animal: An Earthly...

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4.14 avg rating — 1,141 ratings
Orion Book Award Nominee (2011)
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Barbaric Heart: Faith, Mone...

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Orion Book Award Nominee (2010)
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Reasons for and Advantages ...

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3.95 avg rating — 777 ratings
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Rewilding the West: Restora...

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3.69 avg rating — 36 ratings
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