The Shortlist & Winners:
Every year we select less than 10% of all the books we review to be included in our Non-Obvious Book Awards Longlist or Shortlist. 2020 was an extremely competitive year with more books submitted and considered than any previous year.
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See the Shortlist Selections ...
by Rutger Bregman
by Shaun King
by Joanne McNeil
by Libby Copeland
by Cindy Otis
by Vivek H. Murthy, MD
by Dan Heath
by Scott Berkun
by Jenara Nerenberg
by Kara Kinney Cartwright
by Margaret Sullivan
by Mori Taheripour
by Virginia Postrel
by Ben Cohen
by Andrew Whitby
*Note - All reviews above will be written by Non-Obvious Company founder Rohit Bhargava.
See the Longlist Selections ...
2020 was our most competitive year yet - and we considered more hundreds of titles to narrow down our Longlist and Shortlist. The titles selected for this list were the very best non-fiction titles published all year.
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Here are our finalist selections for the 2020 Non-Obvious Book Awards Longlist: (listed alphabetically by book title):
About the Non-Obvious Book Awards
These awards are organized and judged by the team at the Non-Obvious Company. Our mission is to help leaders, organizations and curious minds learn the habits that allow them to see what others miss and face the unknown. We do this through our published books, popular keynotes, custom workshops, annual book awards and our weekly Non-Obvious Insights Show.
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