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new book | Jan 30th, 2023

Roe v. Wade Helps Us Understand Our Current Moment: Mary Ziegler's Roe Is a "Must-Read" (Publishers Weekly)

This January marks what would have been the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which leading legal historian Mary Ziegler argues had repercussions far beyond abortion rights. In her new book, Mary explains how its ripple effects help us both understand and improve our political and social landscape.

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awards and honors | Jan 27th, 2023

Johann Hari’s New York Times Bestseller Named Porchlight's Business Book of the Year

Congrats to Lavin’s speaker Johann Hari for winning the 2022 Business Book of the Year for his New York Times bestseller Stolen Focus! Looking at hundreds of submissions, Porchlight says "he makes clear, we can renew our imaginations and inspire our collective energies to fight for the common good. Stolen Focus is, in many ways, the book we need right now.”

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speaker news | Jan 26th, 2023

Out Today! The 1619 Project Hulu Docuseries, Based on Nikole Hannah-Jones’ #1 New York Times Bestseller

Nikole's highly anticipated 1619 Project Hulu docuseries is out today! Based on Nikole’s #1 New York Times bestselling book, The 1619 Project docuseries gives us a fuller understanding of our country’s past and present, and inspires us to join the fight for racial justice and a better future.

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speaker news | Jan 19th, 2023

Approaching Diversity with Humor and Storytelling: Wajahat Ali's Memoir Out in Paperback Next Week

The paperback version of Waj's memoir Go Back to Where You Came From comes out on January 24. It's a funny and deeply personal look into his experiences as a Pakistani-American Muslim, which makes diversity and inclusion broadly accessible and compelling to all audiences.

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speaker news | Jan 13th, 2023

Taking Control of Your Inner Voice: Psychologist Ethan Kross Featured in The New Yorker

For leaders, overthinking and negative self-talk can lead to decreased productivity. This is something that Ethan Kross, bestselling author of Chatter, is a leading expert in.

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new book | Jan 12th, 2023

How to Be a (Young) Antiracist: Bestselling Author Nic Stone Empowers the Next Generation

Nic makes her nonfiction debut this month with How to Be a (Young) Antiracist, a Young Adult adaptation of Ibram X. Kendi’s groundbreaking work, and a crucial guide to social justice for young readers.

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new speaker | Jan 9th, 2023

Real Change Starts with Changing Minds: Lavin Welcomes Anand Giridharadas, Author of The Persuaders

Drawing on his New York Times bestseller The Persuaders, Anand provides us with methods that we can use to persuade others without having to compromise either side's values. We can come together as a team, find hope in an age of polarization, and save democracy.

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speaker news | Jan 5th, 2023

A Sneak Peek at the First Half of 2023: Major Releases from Lavin Speakers

You’ll be hearing about our speakers' projects everywhere in the culture and in the news. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect in the next six months from the brilliant speakers we represent.

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top speakers | Dec 30th, 2022

The Top Happiness & Wellness Speakers of 2022

Solid mental and physical health is the key to increased productivity, motivation, and creativity for workers and leaders in every context. Our top happiness and wellness speakers help everyone in your organization dodge burnout, develop resilience, and perform at their highest level, all the time.

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top speakers | Dec 29th, 2022

The Top 5 Corporate Culture Speakers of 2022

More than anything else, culture is what makes organizations great. Lavin’s top corporate culture speakers—from psychologists to the C-suite—have hands-on experience in creating resilient, healthy organizations. And they can show you how.

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