Please find below a roundup of this week’s recent articles, media, and essays from PRH Speakers Bureau speakers.
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In the News
Our speakers provide clarity and shrewd analysis of today’s issues to help make sense of our current and future political and societal landscape.
- Reinventing your work-from-home life | Good Morning America: Anne Helen Petersen and Charlie Warzel offer concrete steps to rethink the remote workplace to make working from home work for you.
- Most COVID Vaccines Will Work as Boosters, Study Suggests | The New York Times: Carl Zimmer speaks about the importance of getting a booster.
- The death penalty is a barbarous stain on our humanity | The Real News Network: Sister Helen Prejean has witnessed firsthand the systematic inhumanity of the death penalty in the United States.
- Here’s how independent voters grade Biden | CNN: Alisyn Camerota speaks with a panel of independent voters about how President Joe Biden has handled key issues.
- How Women Can Combat Time Bias And Create Space For Creativity | Forbes: Eve Rodsky is on a mission to help women reclaim permission to be unavailable and take uninterrupted time for creative pursuits.
Books Connect Us
With their imaginative, impactful pieces of literature, our speakers provide incredibly valuable perspectives to be read by all.
- A Pandemic Descends in Station Eleven — and Watching It Just Might Make You Feel Good | Rolling Stone: The HBO Max series based on Emily St. John Mandel’s novel grapples with the role of art in sustaining the human race, and finds uplift along the way.
- Emma Cline and Ottessa Moshfegh Celebrated Their Recent Collaboration at Larry Gagosian’s Los Angeles Home | Vogue: Ottessa Moshfegh celebrates her collaboration.
- The best books of 2021, chosen by our guest authors | The Guardian: Lauren Groff and Ruth Ozeki choose the best books of 2021.
- Alan Ritchson sizes up Jack Reacher in first look at Amazon series | Entertainment Weekly: Lee Child’s series is adapted into a new Amazon Prime Video series, starring Alan Ritchson.
- Diana Gabaldon chats about her Outlander characters aging, senior sex and more from Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone | The Seattle Times: Diana Gabaldon answers questions about the ninth installment in the mega-hit series.