Announcement: 2010 Orion Book Award Finalists

We’re happy to announce the five finalists for the 2010 Orion Book Award:

Some of the Dead Are Still Breathing: Living in the Future, by Charles Bowden (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World, by Wade Davis (House of Anansi Press)

Rewilding the West: Restoration in a Prairie Landscape, by Richard Manning (University of California Press)

Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing: Stories, by Lydia Peelle (Harper Perennial)

The Barbaric Heart: Faith, Money, and the Crisis of Nature, by Curtis White (PoliPointPress)

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