May 25, 2021
TIME Magazine recommends Clint Smith’s How the Word is Passed on their summer reading list:
“An evocative & frank exploration of the American slave trade, mapping the wide-reaching effects of our nation’s greatest shame from Angola… to lower Manhattan’s dark past as a slave market hub.”
May 10, 2021
An excerpt from Clint Smith’s How the Word is Passed is on the cover of the June issue of the Atlantic.
April 22, 2021
Elizabeth Kolbert’s Under a White Sky makes Esquire’s list of 10 Best Books of 2021 (so far):
“Elizabeth Kolbert’s urgent, deeply researched text asks if our ingenuity can outrun our hubris.”
April 14, 2021
Congratulations to the ten extraordinary 2021 Whiting Award winners!
March 06, 2021
Jonathan Watts reviews Elizabeth Kolbert’s Under a White Sky in the Guardian:
“A meticulously researched & deftly crafted work of journalism that explores some of the biggest challenges of our age. It also manages to be wickedly funny.”
March 01, 2021
Helen Macdonald praises Elizabeth Kolbert’s Under a White Sky in her review for the New York Times:
“Beautifully and insistently, Kolbert shows us that it is time to think radically about the ways we manage the environment, time to work with what we have, using the knowledge we have, with our eyes fully open to the realities of where we are.”
February 28, 2021
On CBS Sunday, Ron Charles praises Elizabeth Kolbert’s Under a White Sky:
“A troubling examination of the elaborate and possibly futile efforts human beings are making to repair all the damage we’re doing to the Earth as though we’re repainting the house while burning it down.”
February 18, 2021
Clint Smith’s How the Word is Passed on Publishers Weekly’s list of Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2021.
February 11, 2021
Carlos Lozada reviews Elizabeth Kolbert’s Under a White Sky in the Washington Post:
“Expertly mixes travelogue, science reporting and explanatory journalism.”
February 10, 2021
Think Again by Adam Grant is an instant New York Times bestseller—#1 on the combined print & e-book list and #2 on the print hardcover list!
February 09, 2021
From Electrifying Rivers To Dimming The Sun, How Humans Try (And Fail) To Master Nature: Elizabeth Kolbert, author of Under a White Sky, interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air.
February 06, 2021
Tyra Banks recommends Adam Grant’s Think Again:
“This man is pretty genius. I’ve learned so much from him. I’m really excited to read his new book, THINK AGAIN—it’s about rethinking our opinions, opening other people’s minds & building cultures of lifelong learning.”