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  • Naturalist Helen Macdonald won the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for the bestselling H Is for Hawk , a “beautiful and nearly feral” ( New York Times ) chronicle of the devastating but transformative year she spent training a goshawk… more

  • Journalist and political commentator Peter Beinart is former editor The New Republic and has been a columnist for and contributor to The Atlantic , The Daily Beast , National Journal , TIME , and the New York Times . A thoughtful supporter of… more

  • Both the first Muslim woman and the first Iranian to win the Nobel Peace Prize, Shirin Ebadi has inspired people all over the globe through her pioneering legal work. Her books include Iran Awakening: One Woman’s Journey to Reclaim Her Life and… more

  • “Thrilling and enigmatic” ( New York Times Book Review ), Howard Jacobso n is the author of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel  The Finkler Question , an unflinching story of friendship and loss. An acerbically funny critic, columnist for The… more

  • The former popular and transformative mayor of Newark, Cory Booker is currently the junior United States senator from New Jersey. During his time as mayor he earned a national reputation for hands-on involvement in public service, foundational… more

  • The youngest tenured and most highly rated professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, Adam Grant is a sought-after expert on work success, motivation, and giving and helping behaviors for a range of clients that… more

  • The author of more than two dozen books for young adults, Jacqueline Woodson has won three Newbery Honors, a Coretta Scott King Award and three Coretta Scott King Honors, as well as the 2014 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Her… more

  • He started as Jerry Blavat, a half-Jewish, half-Italian kid from South Philadelphia. These days, he’s better known as The Geator with the Heater, The Boss with the Hot Sauce.  After 50 years in the music business, the man former Governor Ed… more

  • The year 2010 marked the sixtieth anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Called a "sobering corrective" by a reviewer for the New York Times , Bruce Cumings's book takes a fresh look at the often unjustly ignored conflict. Characterizing… more

  • In conversation with author, journalist, and editor Larry Platt After 20 years of managing and 57 years with one franchise, Tommy Lasorda still suits up in Dodger Blue every day. The embodiment of the American dream, Lasorda went from a scrawny,… more