PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: October 10


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

    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.