Our Speakers on The New York Times Bestseller List for 8/20/17


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

6: 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


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

Sports & Fitness

Barbarian Days

10: Barbarian Days - William Finnegan

“Gorgeously written and intensely felt… Dare I say that we all need Mr. Finnegan… as a role model for a life fully, thrillingly, lived.” —Wall Street Journal