Steve Harvey talks to Huffington Post about how Greg McKeown’s Essentialism helped him get his priorities back on track.
Steve Olson’s Eruption is one of five finalists for The Boardman Tasker Prize. The award commemorates the lives of Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker and is given to authors who have made an outstanding contribution to mountain literature.
Following Hillary Clinton’s inclusion of Robert Putnam’s Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis in her top three policy books, Vox checks in with Robert Putnam to discuss his “we vs. I” view of the election.
From Publisher’s Weekly’s starred review of A Kingdom of Their Own by Joshua Partlow: “American military and political arrogance butts up against deep-rooted cultural customs and family networks throughout this excellent account of a vastly difficult topic.”
A quarter of the world’s population cares a lot about the Chinese zodiac. Even if you don’t believe in it, you’d be wise to know how it works, says ICM/Sagalyn client and entrepreneur ShaoLan Hseuh.
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights newsroom announced that David Maraniss’s Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story has won the 2016 RFK Book Award. It was called “an insightful look at Detroit’s history as a once-powerful manufacturing metropolis fueled by the motor industry, but with foreshadowing of an imminent decline.”
The Washington Post’s take on Professor Sundararajan’s optimistic vision for The Sharing Economy, where individuals are empowered by the transition from traditional work to profit off their own assets and time.
From the Library Journal’s review of Here Comes Exterminator! by Eliza McGraw: “Readers who couldn’t get enough of Laura Hillenbrand’s Seabiscuit will welcome this new title; with its colorful cast of characters and exciting down-to-the-wire action, it should have wide appeal.”
From the New York Times DealBook’s rave review of Dark Territory, Fred Kaplan’s history of cyberwarfare: “Kaplan has written a consistently eye-opening history of our government’s efforts to effectively manage our national security in the face of the largely open global communications network established by the World Wide Web.”
The L.A. Times has selected Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story, by David Maraniss, as a Book Prize finalist in the category of history.
How ICM/Sagalyn client Doug Lemov is attempting to train a generation of globally competitive players—starting with their coaches. Be sure to read Doug’s response to the profile, including his disagreement with the title.
Steve Olson’s Eruption, on bookshelves 3/7/16, has been selected for the March Indie Next List, a collection of books chosen by independent booksellers. They call it “Everything a nonfiction book should be: Marvelous storytelling mixed with a great cast of characters, fascinating science, and little-known history.”