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PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: October 10

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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: HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
    Kali Fajardo-Anstine speaks with ABC News about WOMAN OF LIGHT being a Good Morning America Buzz Pick.
  • Current Topic: BLACK HISTORY
    The New York Times reviews Dr. Matthew Delmont’s upcoming book HALF AMERICAN, which provides a fresh account of World War II, stressing the particular challenges confronted by Black service members.
  • Current Topic: YOUNG AUDIENCES
    Oliver Jeffers joins CBS to discuss how he works to bring big topics to younger audiences.
  • Current Topic: FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY
    Anand Giridharadas shares with The Atlantic an excerpt from his upcoming book, THE PERSUADERS.

PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas

Books for the Current Moment

  • TRANQUILITY BY TUESDAY: Laura Vanderkam shares nine strategies for building joy, nourishment, and fulfillment into your week.
  • THE BOOK ON BOUNDARIES: Melissa Urban provides a powerful and practical guide to setting boundaries, prioritizing your needs, and revolutionizing your relationships.
  • SIGNAL FIRES: Dani Shapiro returns with a riveting, deeply felt novel that examines the ties that bind families together and the secrets that can break them apart.
  • JUSTICE OF THE PIES: Sharing more than 85 recipes, Maya-Camille Broussard tells stories of heroes who inspired her as they sought social justice and equity.