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    • May 1, 2017 Gary Younge Wins 2017 Lukas Prize!

      Gary Younge accepts the 2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize for his book ANOTHER DAY IN THE DEATH OF AMERICA. [Read more]

    • April 6, 2017 10 Business Books by Women

      Which lady business book should be your new career bible? Alex Daly’s THE CROWDSOURCERESS of course! [Read more]

    • April 13, 2017 Jochen Hellbeck, author of STALINGRAD, named Guggenheim Fellow!

      Jochen Hellbeck’s research centers on individual life stories and the shaping of the self in modern Europe, with a primary focus on the Soviet Union. He particularly seeks to understand the place of individuals in the context of cataclysmic events of the 20th century: the Russian Revolution, Stalin’s terror regime, and the Second World War. [Read more]

    • February 9, 2017 Pause! We Can Go Back!

      "One is grateful to David Sax for mapping the eddies where we might, at least for a moment, find some stillness, respite, and fun." [Read more]

    • January 31, 2017 Boston Marathon bombing survivor to wed fireman who saved her

      On the day of the bombing in April 2013, Sdoia, 48, a long-distance runner, was a spectator near the marathon finish line when the pressure-cooker bombs went off. Materia, 37, rushed to her aid and comforted her during the ride to Massachusetts General Hospital in a police vehicle. Roseann Sdoia and Mike MateriaAP "I asked him if I was going to die. And he told me that I was going to be OK, that I only had a flesh wound," she recalled. [Read more]

    • May 2, 2016 Tom Burgis receives the Overseas Press Club Cornelius Ryan Award for best non-fiction book on international affairs!

      "Exceptionally detailed reporting on a critical topic: how resource-rich African countries have been looted by their political leaders working hand-in-hand with international corporations. Burgis carries out remarkable on-the-ground investigations to identify the government and corporate officials who, in country after country, collude to amass tremendous fortunes while leaving their citizens impoverished and powerless. The book is a must-read for those eager to understand the problems plaguing a wide swath of Africa today." [Read more]

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