Our Speakers on The New York Times Bestseller List for 3/26/17

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:

Hardcover Fiction

The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)

9: 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

Paperback Nonfiction

Alexander Hamilton

6: Alexander Hamilton - Ron Chernow

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

Just Mercy

9: 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

Middle Grade Hardcover


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

Monthly Lists: Business

Black Edge

6: Black Edge - Sheelah Kolhatkar

“A tour de force of groundbreaking reporting and brilliant storytelling… an unsettling portrayal of how Wall Street works today.”—Jeffrey Toobin

Monthly Lists: Sports and Fitness

Barbarian Days

6: Barbarian Days - William Finnegan

“Gorgeously written and intensely felt… Dare I say that we all need Mr. Finnegan…as a role model for a life fully, thrillingly, lived.” —The Wall Street Journal