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Recent NewsAmy Stewart's The Drunken Botanist hits the New York Times' best-seller list and Amazon names it one of the 10 Best Books of Spring. Listen to Amy on Morning Edition.
Frans de Waal's new book, The Bonobo and the Atheist, is given a glowing review in Nature and NPR and is excerpted in The Wall Street Journal and Salon.
From Entertainment Weekly: Underwater Dogs sequel Underwater Puppies splashing your way soon.
Feature article about Robin Nagle and her book Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Stacy Perman's A Grand Complication is given a starred review in Kirkus and The New York Journal of Books and is featured in The Wall Street Journal.
Seth Casteel's Underwater Dogs is an instant New York Times' best-seller and now in its seventh printing. As featured on Good Morning America, CNN, CBS News and many other outlets.
Nancy Marie Brown's Song of the Vikings is selected as an Indie Next Pick, and Tolkien scholar Tom Shippey names it Book of the Year in the Times Literary Supplement.
Andrew Blackwell's Visit Sunny Chernobyl is selected as a Best Travel Book by Outside Magazine and named one of the Best non-fiction Books of 2012 by Kirkus.
Taras Grescoe's Straphanger, selected as a finalist for the Hilary Weston Prize and for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, wins the Quebec Writers' Federation Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction.
The Chemistry Between Us by Larry Young, PhD and Brian Alexander gets a nice write up in New York Magazine, New Scientist, Scientific American, among other publications.
Taras Grescoe's Straphanger hits the best-seller list in Canada.
Listen to Frans de Waal's popular TED talk on moral behavior in animals.
Freeman Dyson gives an amazing review to Margaret Wertheim's Physics on the Fringe in The New York Review of Books.
The Neighborhood Project by David Sloan Wilson wins the Books for a Better Life Award.
Underwater Dogs by Seth Casteel sells to Little, Brown in an auction involving eight bidders. Publishing in Fall 2012. Read the PW Daily announcement.
Visit Sunny Chernobyl by Andrew Blackwell gets a starred, spectacular review in Publishers Weekly.
A Slave in the White House by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor hits The New York Times' best-seller list.
Elizabeth Dowling Taylor discusses her book A Slave in the White House on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Paul Collins' Murder of the Century is nominated for an Edgar Award in the "Best Fact Crime" category.
The Christian Science Monitor names Elizabeth Dowling Taylor's A Slave in the White House the #1 book of 20 non-fiction books to watch for in 2012.
Amanda Eyre Ward's beautiful novel, Close Your Eyes, wins the 2011 Elle Lettres Readers Prize!
Susan Freinkel's Plastic: A Toxic Love Story is named one of the Best Non-fiction Books of 2011 by The Boston Globe.
Kirkus names Amanda Eyre Ward's Close Your Eyes one of the Best Novels of 2011.
Michael Shermer gives a stunning review to Margaret Wertheim's Physics on the Fringe in the Wall Street Journal, calling it "a splendid book."
Paul Collins' Murder of the Century is one of 12 nominees in the History/Bio category for the 2011 Goodreads Choice Award.
David Sloan Wilson's The Neighborhood Project is nominated for a Books for a Better Life Award.
Paul Collins' Murder of the Century is optioned by BBC America.
Frans de Waal is named one of the top innovators in science in The Guardian.
David Sloan Wilson discusses his book The Neighborhood Project on Weekend Edition.
Amanda Eyre Ward gets a four star full page review in People Magazine for her novel Close Your Eyes. They describe the book as "an absorbing mystery and a stirring journey to redemption."
Of Larrie Ferrario's Measure of the Earth, the Washington Post says: "If you enjoy reading popular histories of science -- such as Dava Sobel's "Longitude" or Jonathan Weiner's "The Beak of the Finch" -- you should certainly add Ferreiro's "Measure of the Earth" to this tropical summer's reading list."
Of Michelle Owens' Grow The Good Life, the New York Times' Book Review says: "A bumper crop of books about vegetable gardening claims that the answer is in our own backyards.... The best is the breezy, cantankerous and funny GROW THE GOOD LIFE... Owens's warm, enthusiastic, bossy-boots tone will make you want to swipe your credit card in soil."
Katherine Ellison appears on the Leonard Lopate show to discuss her riveting memoir, Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention, about parenting a child with ADHD.
Paul Collins appears on Weekend Edition to discuss his new book, Murder of the Century.
Amy Stewart hits the New York Times' best-seller list for the third time! This time for Wicked Bugs.
Amy Stewart's awesome book trailer for Wicked Bugs is featured on Boing Boing.
Amy Stewart's Wicked Bugs publishes and debuts on the national Indie bestseller list!
Amy Stewart talks about Wicked Bugs on NPR's Fresh Air.
Susan Frienkel discusses Plastic: A Toxic Love Story on NPR's Fresh Air.
Important New York Times' op-ed entitled "Plastic: Too Good to Throw Away" by Susan Frienkel.
Hannah Holmes' Quirk: Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Personality is excerpted in Salon.
Fascinating Q&A with Nathan Hodge about his book Armed Humanitarians in Wired Magazine.
Guy Winch, the author of The Squeaky Wheel, releases a must-see book trailer.
Frans de Waal on Morals Without God in The New York Times.
People Magazine gives Katherine Ellison's Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention four stars and calls the book "an insightful, fast-paced unexpectedly funny read..."
Edward Kohn's Hot Time in the Old Town called "a hell of a story" in the Wall Street Journal.
Boston Globe correspondent Carol Stocker says: "Paradise Under Glass by Ruth Kassinger is my favorite gardening book of the year."
Library Journal says of Katherine Ellison's memoir Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention: "Reading this was like downing venti triple espressos."