Our Speakers on The New York Times Bestseller List for 11/18/2018


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:

Paperback Nonfiction

Just Mercy

8: 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

Young Adult Hardcover

Bridge of Clay (Signed Edition)

3: Bridge of Clay (Signed Edition) - Markus Zusak

“One of those monumental books that can draw you across space and time into another family’s experience in the most profound way.” —The Washington Post

Turtles All the Way Down (Signed Edition)

5: Turtles All the Way Down (Signed Edition) - John Green

“A wrenching and revelatory novel.” – The New York Times

Middle Grade Hardcover


1: 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

Women in Science

8: Women in Science - Rachel Ignotofsky

“With short, inspiring stories and the accessibility of a graphic novel. . .the perfect book to share with the science- and tech-minded people (male and female, young and old) in your life. . . .The must-read, girl-power STEM book.” – InStyle.com



6: Thirst - Scott Harrison

Thirst is a story about all of us. In sharing his own remarkable journey, Scott shows us how to find the extraordinary in the ordinary, how to find hope in despair, and how simple acts of generosity can transform everything from what we believe about ourselves to how we connect with each other. In the end, Thirst is about what matters most. Love.”—Brené Brown, Ph.D., author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Braving the Wilderness



10: Thirst - Mark Leibovich

“A gossipy, insightful and wickedly entertaining journey through the N.F.L. sausage factory. . .a sparkling narrative.”  — The New York Times