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Our Speakers on The New York Times Bestseller List for 8/18/2019

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The Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau is thrilled that each week many of our speakers are on The New York Times Bestseller List. Check back here for a current selection of who is on this week’s list:

Hardcover Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing

1: Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens

“Steeped in the rhythms and shadows of the coastal marshes of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, this fierce and hauntingly beautiful novel centers on…Kya’s heartbreaking story of learning to trust human connections, intertwine[d] with a gripping murder mystery, revealing savage truths. An astonishing debut.”—People

The Nickel Boys

3: The Nickel Boys - Colson Whitehead

“America’s Storyteller. A book that will further cement his place in the pantheon of influential American writers.”  — Time Magazine

Window on the Bay

13: Window on the Bay - Debbie Macomber

“Macomber’s work is as comforting as ever.”Booklist

Hardcover Nonfiction

Between the World and Me

15: Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Urgent, lyrical, and devastating . . . a new classic of our time.”Vogue

 

Combined Print and eBook Bestsellers Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing

1: Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens

“Steeped in the rhythms and shadows of the coastal marshes of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, this fierce and hauntingly beautiful novel centers on…Kya’s heartbreaking story of learning to trust human connections, intertwine[d] with a gripping murder mystery, revealing savage truths. An astonishing debut.”—People

The Nickel Boys

6: The Nickel Boys - Colson Whitehead

“America’s Storyteller. A book that will further cement his place in the pantheon of influential American writers.”  — Time Magazine

 

Little Fires Everywhere

15: Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng

“I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” —Jodi Picoult

Combined Print and eBook Bestsellers Nonfiction

Just Mercy

10: Just Mercy - Bryan Stevenson

“Inspiring . . . a work of style, substance and clarity . . . Stevenson is not only a great lawyer, he’s also a gifted writer and storyteller.”The Washington Post

Paperback Fiction

Little Fires Everywhere

2: Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng

“I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” —Jodi Picoult

There There

6: There There - Tommy Orange

“An astonishing literary debut.” —Margaret Atwood

Paperback Nonfiction

Just Mercy

3: Just Mercy - Bryan Stevenson

“Inspiring . . . a work of style, substance and clarity . . . Stevenson is not only a great lawyer, he’s also a gifted writer and storyteller.”The Washington Post

Middle Grade Hardcover

Wonder

2: Wonder - R. J. Palacio

“Rich and memorable…It’s Auggie and the rest of the children who are the real heart of ‘Wonder,’ and Palacio captures the voices of girls and boys, fifth graders and teenagers, with equal skill.” —The New York Times

Audio Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing

1: Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens

“Steeped in the rhythms and shadows of the coastal marshes of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, this fierce and hauntingly beautiful novel centers on…Kya’s heartbreaking story of learning to trust human connections, intertwine[d] with a gripping murder mystery, revealing savage truths. An astonishing debut.”—People

Audio Nonfiction

Bad Blood

15: Bad Blood - John Carreyrou

“You will not want to put this riveting, masterfully reported book down. No matter how bad you think the Theranos story was, you’ll learn that the reality was actually far worse.”
—Bethany McLean, bestselling coauthor of The Smartest Guys in the Room and All the Devils Are Here

Business

Bad Blood

3: Bad Blood - John Carreyrou

“You will not want to put this riveting, masterfully reported book down. No matter how bad you think the Theranos story was, you’ll learn that the reality was actually far worse.”
—Bethany McLean, bestselling coauthor of The Smartest Guys in the Room and All the Devils Are Here