April 27, 2014
Lesley Stahl interviews Eric Schlosser about his book, Command and Control, on a special, two-part segment on CBS 60 Minutes:
April 15, 2014
Carlotta Gall discusses her new book, THE WRONG ENEMY: America in Aghanistan 2001-2014 (Houghton Mffilin Harcourt), with Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air.
April 13, 2014
Debora L. Spar reviews What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know (NYU Press) by Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey for The New York Times Book Review.
"Deftly combining sociological research with a more casual narrative style, 'What Works for Women at Work' offers unabashedly straightforward advice in a how-to primer for ambitious women...The authors plow nimbly through decades of research, transforming what could have been dry and impenetrable statistics into attention-grabbing revelations."
April 08, 2014
Adam Grant spoke with David Brancaccio on this morning's Marketplace about how to spot givers and takers in your workplace.
April 07, 2014
Josh Ruxin, author of A Thousand Hills to Heaven: Love, Hope, and a Restaurant in Rwanda (Little Brown), spoke about his restaurant, Heaven, in Kigali, Rwanda, and about the state of the country 20 years after the genocide on today's episode of The Takeaway.
March 23, 2014
The New York Times Magazine ran an excerpt today from Carlotta Gall's The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan 2001-2014 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).
March 01, 2014
Abbe Wright includes What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know (NYU Press) by Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey in its 10 Titles to Pick Up Now feature in the March issue.
"Written by a mother-daughter duo, this decidedly unwonky examination of gender bias doubles as a playbook on how to transcend and triumph."
February 11, 2014
Claudia Dreifus interviews THE SIXTH EXTINCTION author Elizabeth Kolbert for today's New York Times Science section.
February 11, 2014
Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey, authors of What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know, discuss gender bias in the workplace on NPR Tell Me More with Michel Martin.
February 09, 2014
Beautiful review of Elizabeth Kolbert's The Sixth Extinction by Kathryn Schulz in the latest issue of New York:
“[Kolbert] makes a page-turner out of even the most sober and scientifically demanding aspects of extinction. Combining a lucid, steady, understated style with some enviable reporting adventures… she produces a book that is both serious-minded and invites exclamation points into its margins.” – Kathryn Schulz, New York
February 07, 2014
Joan C. Williams and Rachel Dempsey interviewed about What Works for Women at Work for Working Mother:
February 04, 2014
Michiko Kakutani reviews Elizabeth Kolbert's The Sixth Extinction in this morning's New York Times:
“Arresting…[Kolbert’s] writing here is the very model of explanatory journalism, making highly complex theories and hypotheses accessible to even the most science-challenged of readers, while providing a wonderfully tactile sense of endangered (or already departed) species and their shrinking habitats….Kolbert shows in these pages that she can write with elegiac poetry about the vanishing creatures of this planet.” – Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times