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.”
The BBC interviews Doug Lemov, who believes that every educator can learn to teach better. Reading Reconsidered will be released in February 2016.
Titles from three ICM/Sagalyn authors have been selected by Amazon as Best Books of 2015. SAVING CAPITALISM, by Robert Reich, is a best book in Business & Investing; ONCE IN A GREAT CITY, by David Maraniss, and THE GREAT LEADER AND THE FIGHTER PILOT, by Blaine Harden, are best books in History; and THE GREAT … [Read More]
David Maraniss and Marketplace‘s Kai Ryssdal ventured out to take a first-hand look at Detroit and talk about the city’s decline. Click the image above to listen to their conversation.