Representing some of the country’s most compelling authors and academics for speeches, lectures, and readings
Speakers by Subject
New & Noteworthy
Praise for The Family Roe
[A] prodigiously researched, richly detailed, sensitively told account of McCorvey’s strange, and very American, odyssey.
The New Yorker
Praise for Cloud Cuckoo Land
Doerr demonstrates a singular gift for bringing these complex, fully realized characters to empathetic life in this brilliantly imagined story.
Booklist, starred review
Praise for Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
An important memoir that should be required reading for anyone who has never struggled with poverty.
Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Praise for My Book of the Dead
With a sharp eye and even sharper wordplay, the poems radiate with emotion, from anger to heartbreak.… My Book of the Dead is a striking poetry collection that honors the lost, known and unknown.
Praise for Climate Chaos
Can we survive climate change? This learned book suggests that we can, but it won’t be easy.
Praise for On Animals
Delightful…. Another winner featuring the author’s trademark blend of meticulous research and scintillating writing.
Kirkus (starred review)
Praise for South to America
It is given to few people to scale the peaks of the academy and of the public square, but Dr. Perry is one of those precious few. She’s the best of best right now.
Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
Praise for Voices from the Pandemic
The breadth of Saslow’s reporting astonishes, as does the directness and vulnerability of his interview subjects. This powerful, unputdownable account should be required reading.
Publishers Weekly, starred review
Praise for Preaching on Wax
Martin has crafted a tight, well-conceived narrative… a pleasure to read.
Journal of American History
Praise for The Book of Magic
Filled with secrets and splendor and light and dark, the novel works as well as a stand-alone as it does as a conclusion to a mesmerizing series. It casts a spell.
Matt Haig, New York Times best-selling author of The Midnight Library