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: FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY
NPR interviewed Anand Giridharadas about THE PERSUADERS, his new account of Americans fighting for democracy.
- Current Topic: BLACK CULTURE
The New York Times interviews Kwame Onwuachi on how he spends his Sundays as a celebrity chef.
- Current Topic: VOTING RIGHTS
Eric Holder spoke to NPR about how the Alabama redistricting case could weaken protections held by the Voting Rights Act.
- Current Topic: BOOK CLUB PICK
Jennifer Finney Boylan and Jodi Picoult appear on ABC News to chat about MAD HONEY being selected for the GMA October pick.
PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas
- Making the Return to Office Engaging
- Speakers for Commencement and Convocation
- Native American Heritage Month
Books for the Current Moment
- HALF-AMERICAN: Dr. Matthew Delmont provides compelling narratives that outline with nuance, rigor, and complexity how Black Americans fought for this country abroad while simultaneously fighting for their rights in the United States.
- JUSTICE OF THE PIES: Sharing more than 85 recipes, Maya-Camille Broussard tells stories of heroes who inspired her as they sought social justice and equity.
- SIGNAL FIRES: Dani Shapiro returns with a riveting, deeply felt novel that examines the ties that bind families together and the secrets that can break them apart.
- GREEN IS FOR CHRISTMAS: Oliver Jeffers shows off his talents as a world-renowned picture book maker in this humorous Christmas story.