The Archives: Robert Caro on the BookPeople Podcast!

One more time before the year's over, we're taking another look back at our favorite events recorded for The BookPeople Podcast. This week's episode features journalist and LBJ biographer, Robert Caro, in conversation with another giant of non-fiction writing, Lawrence Wright. They came together back in May to discuss the former's latest, Working - a … Continue reading The Archives: Robert Caro on the BookPeople Podcast!

Statesman Selects: THIRTEEN DAYS IN SEPTEMBER

We're happy to announce that the Statesman Selects pick for September is Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright. Delving into the historic meeting at Camp David, Lawrence Wright shows us again the insight and journalistic instincts which has made him one of the nation's best nonfiction writers. … Continue reading Statesman Selects: THIRTEEN DAYS IN SEPTEMBER

A CONSTELLATION OF VITAL PHENOMENA Awarded First John Leonard Prize

  In another round of exciting book award news this morning, the National Book Critics Circle Award announced its 30 finalists for best books of 2013. There are some fantastic books on their lists, including The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki, and Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief … Continue reading A CONSTELLATION OF VITAL PHENOMENA Awarded First John Leonard Prize