10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

September 12, 2014

Dan Harris’ 10% HAPPIER: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works – A True Story is on Denver Post (#10) and LA Times (#15) bestseller lists for the week ending 9/7 and has won the Living Now Award for Inspirational Male Memoir. IT books published the book in hardcover March 11, 2014.

THE HOT ZONE by Richard Preston

THE HOT ZONE by Richard Preston

August 28, 2014

With the Ebola virus in the news, Richard Preston’s, THE HOT ZONE has reappeared on the New York Times Bestseller list. The book at #7 on the Paperback Non-Fiction and #8 on the Combined Print & E-book Non-fiction for the week of August 24th. Random House originally published the book in 1994.

FRIENDSWOOD by Rene Steinke

FRIENDSWOOD by Rene Steinke

August 28, 2014

NPR’s Linda Wertheimer interviewed Rene Steinke about her recent novel FRIENDSWOOD for the Weekend Edition. Riverhead published the book on August 1, 2014.

THE MAGICIAN’S LAND by Lev Grossman

THE MAGICIAN’S LAND by Lev Grossman

August 28, 2014

In an op-ed for the New York Times, bestselling author Lev Grossman writes about how he found his way to writing fantasy. He discusses his many literary influences, both genre and not, and advocates for a better understanding of the place fantasy holds in our cultural conversation. THE MAGICIANS LAND, the final novel in his trilogy that began with the MAGICIANS, was published by Viking on August 5, 2014.

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

August 22, 2014

The adaptation of Ted Thompson’s debut novel, THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS, will be written and directed by Nicole Holofcener and produced by Anthony Bregman for Fox Searchlight. Holofcener recently won an Independent Spirit Award for her movie “Enough Said,” and is also known for such acclaimed films as “Lovely & Amazing,” “Friends with Money,” and “Please Give.”

COSBY: HIS LIFE AND TIMES by Mark Whitaker

COSBY: HIS LIFE AND TIMES by Mark Whitaker

August 22, 2014

An excerpt from Mark Whitaker’s biography of Bill Cosby was published in The Hollywood Reporter. Simon & Schuster will publish the book on September 21, 2014.

10% HAPPIER  by Dan Harris

10% HAPPIER by Dan Harris

August 22, 2014

Mr. Harris’ book is now in its ninth printing and for the week ending 8/17 was ranked #16 on the LA Times and #34 on Indie Bound best seller list. Learn more about the science of meditation in this clip from his Big Think interview. IT books published the book in hardcover March 11, 2014.

Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman

August 15, 2014

Elliot Ackerman’s appeared on CNN to discuss, the air strikes in Iraq and the U.S. Strategy to combat ISIS. His essay “The Islamic State’s Strategy Was Years in the Making” was recently published in the New Republic. Scribner will publish his first novel, GREEN ON BLUE, in spring 2015.

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

August 15, 2014

NPR’s Arun Rath talks to Josh Weil about his new novel THE GREAT GLASS SEA, which imagines a dystopian Russia of 24-hour daylight and 24-hour labor under a greenhouse dome. Grove Atlantic published the book on Jul 2, 2014.

I AM CHINA by Xiaolu Guo

I AM CHINA by Xiaolu Guo

August 15, 2014

Xiaolu Guo will be in the US during September and October, promoting her new novel I AM CHINA, which Nan A Talese will publish on September 2, 2014. The dates are as followed: Wednesday, 9/3: Asia Society Texas Center (Houston, TX), Tuesday, 9/9: PEN American Center (New York, NY), Wednesday, 9/10: Asia Society (New York, NY), Sunday, 9/21: Brooklyn Book Festival (Brooklyn, NY) Monday, 9/22: University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) Tuesday, 9/23: Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA) Thursday, 9/25: Colgate University (Hamilton, NY) Wednesday, 10/1: British Consulate General New York (New York, NY) Saturday, 10/4: Brown University (Providence, RI).