Highlights

Our Speakers on The New York Times Bestseller List for 1/22/17

The Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau is thrilled that each week many of our speakers are on The New York Times Bestseller List. Check back here for a current selection of who is on this week’s list:

Combined Print & E-Book Fiction

The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)

11: The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club) - Colson Whitehead

“[Whitehead] has told a story essential to our understanding of the American past and the American present.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Sweet Tomorrows

16: Sweet Tomorrows - Debbie Macomber

“Overflowing with the poignancy, sweetness, conflicts and romance… captivates from beginning to end.” —Book Reporter

Combined Print & E-Book Nonfiction

Alexander Hamilton

10: Alexander Hamilton - Ron Chernow

“…[N]obody has captured Hamilton better than Chernow…” —The New York Times Book Review

The Case Against Sugar

17: The Case Against Sugar - Gary Taubes

“Taubes builds his case through lawyerly layering of rich detail… Extraordinary and refreshing.” —The Atlantic

Hardcover Fiction

The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)

5: The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club) - Colson Whitehead

“[Whitehead] has told a story essential to our understanding of the American past and the American present.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Night School

13: Night School - Lee Child

“Reacher [is] one of this century’s most original, tantalizing pop-fiction heroes.” —The Washington Post

Hardcover Nonfiction

The Case Against Sugar

10: The Case Against Sugar - Gary Taubes

“Taubes builds his case through lawyerly layering of rich detail… Extraordinary and refreshing.” —The Atlantic

Mass-Market Fiction

Sweet Tomorrows

1: Sweet Tomorrows - Debbie Macomber

“Overflowing with the poignancy, sweetness, conflicts and romance… captivates from beginning to end.” —Book Reporter

Paperback Nonfiction

Alexander Hamilton

2: Alexander Hamilton - Ron Chernow

“…[N]obody has captured Hamilton better than Chernow…” —The New York Times Book Review

Just Mercy

8: Just Mercy - Bryan Stevenson

“Inspiring…a work of style, substance and clarity…Stevenson is not only a great lawyer, he’s also a gifted writer and storyteller.” —The Washington Post

E-Book Nonfiction

Alexander Hamilton

9: Alexander Hamilton - Ron Chernow

“…[N]obody has captured Hamilton better than Chernow…” —The New York Times Book Review

Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous

Zero Sugar Diet

13: Zero Sugar Diet - David Zinczenko

“A user-friendly guide [that provides] a wealth of helpful information and tools for those wishing to limit added sugars in their diet.”—Library Journal

Children’s Series

The Maze Runner Series

10: The Maze Runner Series - James Dashner

“[A] mysterious survival saga that passionate fans describe as a fusion of Lord of the FliesThe Hunger Games, and Lost.” —EW.com

Middle Grade Hardcover

Wonder

2: Wonder - R. J. Palacio

“Rich and memorable…It’s Auggie and the rest of the children who are the real heart of ‘Wonder,’ and Palacio captures the voices of girls and boys, fifth graders and teenagers, with equal skill.” —The New York Times

Middle Grade Paperback

Brown Girl Dreaming

10: Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson

“This is a book full of poems that cry out to be learned by heart.” —The New York Times Book Review

Middle Grade E-Book

Wonder

5: Wonder - R. J. Palacio

“Rich and memorable…It’s Auggie and the rest of the children who are the real heart of ‘Wonder,’ and Palacio captures the voices of girls and boys, fifth graders and teenagers, with equal skill.” —The New York Times

Young Adult Paperback

Thirteen Reasons Why

2: Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher

“Eerie, beautiful, and devastating.” —Chicago Tribune

The Book Thief

3: The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

“This hefty volume is an achievement…a challenging book in both length and subject…” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Monthly Lists: Health

Zero Sugar Diet

Zero Sugar Diet - David Zinczenko

“A user-friendly guide [that provides] a wealth of helpful information and tools for those wishing to limit added sugars in their diet.”—Library Journal