PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: September 19


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

PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas

Books for the Current Moment

  • LUCY BY THE SEA: Elizabeth Strout reflects on her most recent works and addresses how truth inspires fiction, how literature can spark compassion, and how the books we read can shape our identities.
  • DRUNK ON LOVE: Set against a lush backdrop of Napa Valley wine country, Jasmine Guillory brings an intoxicating and sparkling new romance.
  • THE STUDY OF HUMAN LIFE: Dr. Joshua Bennett recalls and reimagines social worlds, touching on themes such as Black ecological consciousness and poetry’s role in activism.
  • ADRIFT: From the state of our democracy, the overreach of Big Tech, and our post-pandemic future, Scott Galloway offers a unique take on where we are headed and what it will take to keep up.