Liza Mundy, author of The Richer Sex, is set to publish her next book, Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II, this October. Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War… Read more »
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At the Wall Street Journal, new speaker Daniel McGinn has published an excerpt from his book, “How to Psych Children Up to Perform.” A few Saturdays ago, I drove my 16-year-old son to take the SATs. He didn’t say much—a sign that he was a little nervous. With three children, I make these drives—to sports… Read more »
George Anders, author of The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else, has just announced his next book, You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education––available for preorder now. In this book, you will learn why resume-writing is fading in importance and why “telling your story” is taking its place. You… Read more »
Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes’ new book, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign, is a #1 NY Times Best Seller. It has also charted on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Seller list (#7 Hardcover, #1 Ebook, and another #1 for Combined sales). Congrats!
The cover art for Gretchen’s latest book, The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People’s Lives Better, Too), has been revealed. Visit gretchenrubin.com to check it out.
Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes is out today. “Moving blow-by-blow from the campaign’s difficult birth through the bewildering terror of election night, Shattered tells an unforgettable story with urgent lessons both political and personal, filled with revelations that will change the way readers understand just what happened to… Read more »
Tim David’s latest book True Influence is coming out soon. Now you can download a free excerpt at Tim’s site, GoodatPeople.com.
Sue Klebold’s A Mother’s Reckoning one of 13 to make the cut. The story of a parent who loses a child is always painful. But when that child and his friend took guns to school and shot other students—killing 12 teenagers and a teacher and wounding 24 others before taking their own lives in one… Read more »
Gretchen Bakke’s The Grid among the mentions. This book, about our aging electrical grid, fits in one of my favorite genres: “Books About Mundane Stuff That Are Actually Fascinating.” Part of the reason I find this topic fascinating is because my first job, in high school, was writing software for the entity that controls the… Read more »
Congratulations to David Greenberg and Carol Anderson for making the Washington Post’s Notable Non-Fiction book list. [WashingtonPost.com]