Annual Literature Award >> Winners and Nominees >> 2018 Nominees
Nominees for the 2018 Annual Literature Award are:
Ancient Oaks in the English Landscape
by Aljos Farjon. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2017.
Are We Pears Yet?
by Miranda Paul; ill. by Carin Berger. Roaring Brook Press, 2017
Bibliography of Natural History Travel Narratives
by A. S. Troelstra. KNNV Publishing, 2016.
Bloom: An Ode to Spring
by Deborah Diesen. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2017.
Botanical Shakespeare: An illustrated compendium of all the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited by the world’s greatest playwright
by Gerit Quealy; ill. by Sumié Hasegawa-Collins. Harper Design, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers, 2017.
by Helen Bynum and William Bynum. Princeton Architectural Press, in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2017.
The Botany of Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century
ed. by Yota Batsaki, Sarah Burke Cahalan and Anatole Tchikine. Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2016. (Dumbarton Oaks Symposia and Colloquia)
Charles Parish: Plant Hunter and Botanical Artist in Burma
by Dudley Clayton. The Ray Society, 2017.
Chinese Medicinal Plants, Herbal Drugs and Substitutes: An identification guide
by Christine Leon and Lin Yu-Lin. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2017.
Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum
by James Delbourgo. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017.
Colors of the West: An Artist’s Guide to Nature’s Palette
by Molly Hashimoto. Skipstone, 2017.
Du Iz Tak?
by Carson Ellis. Candlewick Press, 2016.
Eye for detail: Images of plants and animals in art and science, 1500-1630
by Florike Egmond. Reaktion Books, 2017.
Field life: Science in the American west during the railroad era
by Jeremy Vetter. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016.
Gardens of Court and Country: English Design, 1630-1730
by David Jacques. Yale University Press (Publ. for the Paul Mellon Centre in British Art), 2017.
Get Plants: How to bring green into your life
by Katherine Price. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2017.
Global Scientific Practice in an Age of Evolutions, 1750-1850
edi. by Patrick Manning & Daniel Rood. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017.
Growing a Life: Teen Gardeners Harvest Food, Health, and Joy
by Illène Pevec. New Village Press, 2016.
Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life
by David R. Montgomery. W. W. Norton & Company, 2017.
Hedera: The Complete Guide
by Hugh McAllister and Rosalyn Marshall. Royal Horticultural Society, 2017.
The Illustrated History of Apples in the United States and Canada
Daniel J. Bussey; ed. by Kent Whealy. Mount Horeb / JAK KAW Press, LLC, 2016. 7 volumes.
Karl, Get Out of the Garden!: Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything
by Anita Sanchez; ill. by Catherine Stock. Charlesbridge, 2017.
The Living Jigsaw: The Secret Life in Your Garden
by Val Bourne. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2017.
Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution
by Anurag Agrawal. Princeton University Press, 2017.
Montana’s pioneer botanists: Exploring the mountains and prairies
ed. by Rachel Potter and Peter Lesica. Montana Native Plant Society, 2017.
Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story
by Suzanne Slade; ill. by Jessica Lanan. Sleeping Bear Press, 2017.
People, Plants & Passion: The Story of Ray Halward
by Marie Nagloren Minaker and Alex Henderson. Royal Botanical Gardens (Ontario, Canada), 2016.
Philadelphia Trees : A Field Guide to the City and the Surrounding Delaware Valley
by Paul W. Meyer, Edward Sibley Barnard and David Hewitt; ill. by Catriona Bull Briger. Columbia University Press, 2017.
by James Hitchmough. Timber Press, 2017.
Thomas Walter and his Plants: The Life and Works of a Pioneer American Botanist
by Daniel Ward. New York Botanical Garden, 2017.
Tower Hill: The First Twenty-Five Years, Selective Memories of a Benign Dictator
by John W. Trexler. TidePool Press, 2017.
Visual Voyages: Images of Latin American Nature from Columbus to Darwin
by Daniela Bleichmar. Yale University Press, in association with The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, 2017.
Winter Gardens: Reinventing the Season
by Cédric Pollet. Frances Lincoln, 2017.
Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak
ed. by Lynda Mapes. Bloomsbury, 2017.
Xerophile: Cactus Photographs from Expeditions of the Obsessed
ed. by The Cactus Store. Hat & Beard Press, 2017.
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Please note: Winners have been announced at the 2018 Annual Meeting.