***Updated April 13, 2010***
Robert Wright is a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction!
EVOLUTION OF GOD in New York Times Book Review and Podcast and NPR Interview
The New York Times Book Review featured Robert Wright’s Evolution of God in their June 24th issue, in which Paul Bloom writes: “[Wright's] views, though, are provocative and controversial. There is something here to annoy almost everyone.” In additon to selecting Evolution of God for the Book Review, Sam Tanenhaus, the editor of the Book Review also interviewed Wright in the weekly New York Times Book Review Podcast. This week, NPR’S Diane Rehm followed suit and interviewed Robert Wright for the popular “Diane Rehm Show.”
The Evolution of God (International), Robert Wright; INT’L C, $16, 9780316054874; Little, Brown;
Open Market, Excluding Europe, Exclusive Asia; US Pub : June 8, 2009; US Release : May 15, 2009
I HATE PEOPLE Review in Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal featured Jonathon Littman and Marc Hershon’s I Hate People in their June 17th issue in which Doug Colligan writes: “All you loyal foot soldiers of business who have endured the forced camaraderie of team-building,… whose office shelves bulge,… who have wearily committed to memory the latest makeover of the company’s inscrutable Mission Statement, rejoice. Jonathan Littman and Marc Hershon offer a way to cope in their breezily cynical survival guide, “I Hate People.”"
I Hate People! (International): Kick Loose from the Overbearing and Underhanded Jerks at Work and Get What You Want Out of Your Job, Jonathan Littman, Marc Hershon; INT’L C, $14, 9780316068826;
Little, Brown; World; US Pub: June 10, 2009; US Release: May 15, 2009
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THE AGE OF THE UNTHINKABLE in New York Times Book Review
The New York Times Book Review featured Joshua Cooper Ramo’s The Age of the Unthinkable in their June 21st issue, in which Gary Rosen writes: “The formula on display here — reported vignettes, grand theorizing, surprising juxtapositions — will be familiar to readers of Thomas L. Friedman and Malcolm Gladwell, and Ramo executes it with verve.”
The Age of the Unthinkable (International), Joshua Cooper Ramo; INT’L C, $16, 9780316056519; Business/Politics; Little, Brown; Open Market, Excluding Europe, Exclusive Asia; US Pub: March 23, 2009; US Release: March 3, 2009
Two Hong Kong Hits— Malcolm Gladwell’s OUTLIERS and Stephenie Meyer’s THE HOST
We heard from one of Chinese booksellers that Malcolm Gladwell’s OUTLIERS and Stephenie Meyer’s THE HOST are both hit #1 on the fiction and non-fiction best seller lists in Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post.
Outliers (International): The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell
INT’L MM, $7.99, 9780316056281
Back Bay Bks
US Release Date: 1 May 2009
US Pub Date: 1 June 2009
The Host (International): A Novel, Stephenie Meyer
INT’L MM, $8.99, 9780316056427
Back Bay Bks
US Release Date: 3 June 2009
US Pub Date: 1 July 2009
Open Market, Excluding Europe, Exclusive Asia