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NYT Book Review Lauds The Common Good

Reviewer Michael Sandel writes “One of the most prominent voices among progressives, Reich has written insightfully about the changing nature of work brought about by globalization and the growing inequality it has generated.”

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Kirkus Raves about Rauch’s The Happiness Curve

Kirkus lauds, “This uplifting report offers hope and encouragement for aging readers doubting the longevity of bliss.

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Kirkus Praises The Fallows’ OUR TOWNS

Kirkus lauded The Fallows’ “well-reported, optimistic portrait of America’s future,” and “textured portraits of 29 American cities” written “with lively curiosity and open minds.”

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Kirkus Praises Davenport’s The Space Barons in Starred Review

Kirkus lauds Christian Davenport’s “lucid, detailed, and admiring account of wealthy space buffs who are spending their own money, making headlines, producing genuine technical advances, and resurrecting the yearning to explore the cosmos.”

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NYT Lauds Bergman’s Rise and Kill First

New York Times writer Jennifer Szalai writes, “What follows is an exceptional work, a humane book about an incendiary subject. Blending history and investigative reporting, Bergman never loses sight of the ethical questions that arise when a state, founded as a refuge for a stateless people who were targets of a genocide, decides it needs to … [Read More]

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Harper’s praises Dan Pink’s When

Harper’s Bazaar praises Pink, “one of the few non-fiction authors alive today capable of filtering the work of so many scientific minds through his original human stories and onto the page. He is doggedly diligent in his academic research yet his examples are accessible… Like a long walk with a good, funny, wise friend in … [Read More]

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National Book Review raves about Cartoon County

Ann Fabian of the National Book Review praises Cullen Murphy’s Cartoon County, a “visual record of a particular time and place” that stirs fond memories of the cartoon-friendly world “a lot of us grew up in.”

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Kirkus praises Harrington’s “Insightful biography of German theologian Meister Eckhart”

Joel Harrington’s Dangerous Mystic: Meister Eckhart’s Path to the God Within is lauded as “extremely well-researched and fluidly written,” and “a meaningful resource for students of mysticism and of late Medieval Christianity.”

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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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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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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.”