PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: August 22


Please find below a roundup of this week’s recent news articles, media, and essays from PRH Speakers Bureau speakers.

Our top speakers shaping current discourse and featured in the news.

News Media Spotlight

  • Current Topic: FUTURE OF WORK
    Anne Helen Petersen and Charlie Warzel speak on the Ezra Klein Show about how the great retreat from office life could make work better for everyone.
    Colson Whitehead talks with TODAY’s Jenna Bush Hager on how working on Harlem Shuffle was a return to his roots.
  • Current Topic: FUTURE OF WORK
    Speaking with Time, Seth Goldenberg explains why why business leaders need to ask more difficult questions to create value and thrive.

PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas

Books for the Current Moment

  • CARRIE SOTO IS BACK: Taylor Jenkins Reid tells a story about the sacrifices for success.
  • PATCHWORK: Matt de la Peña explores the endless possibilities each child contains.
  • GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE: Diana Gabaldon returns with a new novel in the epic Outlander series.
  • LUCY BY THE SEA: Elizabeth Strout writes about human connections that unite us even when we’re apart.