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Foer’s World Without Mind named an NYT Notable Book of 2017

The New York Times‘ annual list of 100 notable books praised Foer’s “persuasive brief against the big four tech giants who he believes pose a threat to the individual and society.”

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WIRED: Ignatius on The Quantum Spy & the Future of High-Tech Espionage

WIRED’s Garrett M. Graff sat down with David Ignatius to discuss The Quantum Spy, out now, which revolves around a central theme of spy literature: the race for a new technology, to discover something new that, even if only for a moment, will provide a geopolitical advantage.

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Reich’s Saving Capitalism Premieres on Netflix 11/21

When it comes to politics, everyone wants to be heard. Robert Reich has a few ideas about how Americans can make that happen.  

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NYT raves about Finn Murphy’s THE LONG HAUL

Meghan Daum of the New York Times calls Finn’s memoir “terrific,” “nuanced,” and “refreshing,” praising Murphy’s “sharp diversion from the expected up-by-the-bootstraps allegories.”

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The Quantum Spy picked as an Amazon Best Book of the Month

David Ignatius’ upcoming spy thriller–a tale of global espionage, state-of-the-art-technology, and unthinkable betrayal–was picked by Amazon as a November book of the month.

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Steve Olson’s Eruption wins Washington State Book Award

In Olson’s Eruption, survival narrative meets scientific, natural, and social history in the riveting story of a volcanic disaster.

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King of Spies picked as an Amazon Best Book of the Month

Blaine Harden’s fascinating account of how one man helped burn down North Korea was chosen by Amazon as one of their best biographies of the month.

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Franklin Foer’s “Georgetown” to be Directed by Christoph Waltz, Star Annette Bening

Annette Bening has joined Christoph Waltz and Vanessa Redgrave in the crime drama “Georgetown.” The project, based on the New York Times Magazine article “The Worst Marriage in Georgetown” by Franklin Foer, centers on Albrecht Muth (played by Waltz), an eccentric social climber who seduced and married a wealthy older widow, Viola Drath, portrayed by Redgrave.

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NPR: ‘World Without Mind’ Is An Urgent, Personal Polemic

NPR praises Foer’s “lucid, absorbing” book, from Foer’s assertion that democracy and technology have collided to his “concise, insightful psychological profiles” of the movers-and-shakers in Big Tech.

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Kirkus Raves about David Ignatius’ Quantum Spy

Bestselling novelist and Washington Post columnist David Ignatius’ “geeky” spy thriller is  “fun—and the complex intrigue will please thriller fans.”

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PW Review of Cartoon County

Publisher’s Weekly lauds Cartoon County, describing Cullen Murphy’s depiction of his father’s experience in the war and his relationship with mentor Norman Rockwell as “particularly fascinating.”

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The Meditation Cure: Robert Wright’s Answer to Anxiety

In his new book Why Buddhism is True, Robert Wright describes how this basic practice of Buddhism turns out to be one of the best ways to deal with the anxieties and appetites bequeathed to us by our evolutionary history