Ryan Gravel

WHERE WE WANT TO LIVE by Ryan Gravel

May 1, 2015

Ryan Gravel, author of the forthcoming book WHERE WE WANT TO LIVE and urban designer, will be a panel member of The New York Times’s Cities of Tomorrow conference. Gravel’s 1999 master’s thesis became the basis for the Atlanta Beltline, a 22-mile greenway that is revitalizing the former industrial neighborhood of downtown Atlanta. The conference will be held in New York City from July 20th to 21st this summer. Palgrave Macmillan will publish the book in March 2016.

John H. Richardson

“The Abortion Ministry of Dr. Willie Parker” by John H. Richardson

May 1, 2015

John H. Richardson has won the 2015 Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism for his story in Esquire which tells the story of the last abortion clinic in Mississippi and the courageous evangelical doctor who works there. The Hillman Prize aims to support and foster investigative reporting and deep storytelling in service of the common good. Esquire published the piece in September, 2014.

REPORT FROM NUREMBERG by Harold Burson

REPORT FROM NUREMBERG by Harold Burson

April 30, 2015

REPORT FROM NUREMBERG has been selected by the Audie Judges in the Special Category of DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION. Audible’s audio edition was released November 19, 2013.

THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson

THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson

April 30, 2015

Maggie Nelson’s THE ARGONAUTS was featured as a “Hot Topic” in Publishers Weekly, which called the book “a disarmingly blushing work about trying to simultaneously embrace her identity, her marriage with nomadic transgender filmmaker Harry, and motherhood.” Graywolf publishes the book May 5, 2015.

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS by David McCullough

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS by David McCullough

April 17, 2015

HBO and Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman have acquired the rights to David McCullough’s book about Wilbur and Orville Wright. This is the second time HBO and Playtone have teamed up to produce a miniseries based on Mr. McCullough’s work; the first being the Golden Globe and Emmy-winning JOHN ADAMS starring Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney. Simon & Schuster will publish the book on May 5, 2015.

10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

April 17, 2015

In the 10th week on the New York Times paperback bestseller list, Mr. Harris’ true story is ranked 10th. IT Books published the book in paperback December 30, 2014.

HOT PURSUIT by Stuart Woods

HOT PURSUIT by Stuart Woods

April 17, 2015

HOT PURSUIT, the most recent Stone Barrington novel by Stuart Woods, will debut on the New York Times Bestsellers list for the week of April 26, 2015 at #4 for hardcovers, #2 on the eBook list, and #3 on combined print and eBook. HOT PURSUIT was published by Putnam on April 7th, 2015.

THE NIGHT CREW by Brian Haig

THE NIGHT CREW by Brian Haig

April 17, 2015

In this latest Sean Drummond book, Five US soldiers, tasked with guarding Iraqi prisoners, stand accused of committing depraved atrocities against their charges. Drummond is assigned to defend one of them: a hardscrabble young woman who is either incredibly naive or deceptively evil…and whose incriminating photos made the case an international scandal. “Another Best of 2015! I was captivated by the book’s description, and riveted from the first page.” Says Mallory Anne-Marie Forbes. Thomas and Mercer published March 10th.

GREEN ON BLUE by Elliot Ackerman

GREEN ON BLUE by Elliot Ackerman

April 10, 2015

Elliot Ackerman was on PBS with Tavis Smiley discussing GREEN ON BLUE, which is inspired by his own experiences in Afghanistan, and is told from the perspective of a young Afghan orphan. Scribner published the book on February 17, 2015.

Brooke Borel, INFESTED

April 10, 2015

Brooke Borel was interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air about her new book INFESTED: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World. University of Chicago Press published the book on April 8, 2015.