PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: August 29


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

    Taylor Jenkins Reid speaks with Time about her forthcoming novel Carrie Soto Is Back, and how she has made herself into a “bestseller machine.”
  • urrent Topic: FUTURE OF WORK
    Anne Helen Petersen joins LinkedIn’s Hello Monday to talk about how our relationship to offices has changed.
  • Current Topic: ENVIRONMENT
    In her Bloomberg opinion piece, Amanda Little interviews experts on the environmental havoc caused by the farmed fish industry.
  • Current Topic: AFGHANISTAN
    Elliot Ackerman talks with Amanpour and Company about his belief that America’s disastrous withdrawal symbolized the collapse of its morals.

PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas

Books for the Current Moment

  • SOLITO: Javier Zamora tells the unforgettable story of his harrowing migration from El Salvador to the United States.
  • PATCHWORK: Matt de la Peña explores the endless possibilities each child contains.
  • THE EMERGENCY: Dr. Thomas Fisher calls for reform that offers a fresh vision of health care as a foundation of social justice.
  • OUR UNFINISHED MARCH: Eric Holder provides a playbook for how we can save our democracy.