Read the review in The New York Times of Jacob Hacker’s and Paul Pierson’s just released Let Them Eat Tweets, a book that examines the ways in which the wealthy control the Republican Party.
Congratulations to Lucy Knisley whose book, Stepping Stones made the Indie Best Seller List.
Read the rave reviews of Mario Livio’s Galileo and the Science Deniers in The Washington Post, The Times (of London), and Science News. Listen to Dr. Livio speak about the book on NPR’s Science Friday And look who tweeted about the book: Margaret Atwood.
Listen to Barbara Freese, author of Industrial-Strength Denial: Eight Stories of Corporations Defending the Indefensible—From the Slave Trade to Climate Change, discuss her book on the Joe Rogan’s podcast.
Read excerpts from Bruce Tulgan’s The Art of Being Indispensable at Work in the September/October issue of The Harvard Business Review and the 7/21 issue of Fast Company. See the book reviewed in Publishers Weekly.
Read Stephanie Coontz’s moving speech to the graduates of Evergreen College.
Nancy MacLean’s book, Democracy in Chains, was a finalist for the National Book Award and was named one of the top five books of the year by the Rev William Barber.
Andres Resendez, whose book, The Other Slavery, was a finalist for the National Book Award, has just been named a 2020 Carnegie Foundation Fellow.
Kazoo Magazine has won the Ellie Award for General Excellence in Journalism at the 54th National Magazine Awards – the only kids’ magazine ever to win this award. Kazoo has also won two consecutive Parents Choice Gold Awards.
Writer and illustrator Lucy Knisley’s Kid Gloves, a memoir that explores fertility and complications during pregnancy hit the New York Times nonfiction best seller list.
Martha Nussbaum has won the prestigious Berggruen Prize for advancing ideas that “have profoundly shaped human self-understanding and advancement in a rapidly-changing world.”
Listen to Helen Zia discuss Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao’s Revolution, a finalist for the 2020 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography, on Morning Edition. Read her op-ed in the New York Times.
Follow Nate Silver and FiveThirtyEight.com for the latest political data and analysis.
Ditto Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball.
The New York Times has named Alison Bechdel‘s The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For one of the top fifteen books in the “New Vanguard” of women shaping 21st-century fiction.
Will Hitchcock’s The Age of Eisenhower was named one of the twenty best history books of 2018.
Ellen Forney’s new book, Rock Steady, has received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly
Read Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson‘s latest New York Times op-ed, based on their new book, Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality.
Nicole J. Georges’ memoir Fetch: How A Bad Dog Brought Me Home is a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Best Graphic Novel.
Dalton Conley has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his distinguished work in the social, economic and political sciences, including path-breaking research at the intersection of race, class, genetics and health.