PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: September 6


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: #READWITHJENNA 
    Jenna Bush Hagar talked to Javier Zamora about his new memoir, SOLITO, on TODAY: “I don’t think I’ve ever read a memoir which captivated me in so many ways.”
  • Current Topic: STUDENT LOANS
    “If you want to talk about student loan cancellation, you have to talk about wealth.” Anne Helen Petersen writes about student loans for Culture Study.
    Bestselling author Taylor Jenkins Reid speaks with Good Morning America about her latest novel CARRIE SOTO IS BACK.
  • Current Topic: FUTURE OF WORK
    Seth Goldenberg explains to Fast Company why we should embrace a culture of asking questions.

PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas

Books for the Current Moment

  • MATRIX (Paperback): Lauren Groff explores the raw power of female creativity in this mesmerizing portrait of consuming passion and aberrant faith.
  • HELL AND BACK: Craig Johnson returns with the next installment of the Longmire series.
  • OUR COUNTRY FRIENDS (Paperback): Gary Shteyngart perfectly captures the nature of adult friendships and the petty jealousies, disappointments, and dependencies that can define them.
  • A DARKER REALITY (Paperback): Anne Perry proves once again why she is among the top writers of historical mysteries with this exciting 1930s mystery.