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Yearly Archives: 2013

Congratulations to Napoleón Gómez on your #9 NYT bestseller!

Collapse of Dignity is now #9 on The New York Times Best Seller list for hardcovers in print nonfiction.

Collapse of Dignity recounts the harrowing story of 65 Mexican miners trapped and condemned to death after an explosion in 2006 and the author’s struggle for union democracy and respect for workers in the face of greed and political corruption. …

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Announcing: Country Music Causes Brain Damage

Gerry House & the House Foundation’s Nashville radio show was a requisite stop for country music artists for more than 20 years. Widely considered America’s #1 country radio Personality, Gerry House has won virtually every broadcasting award, including four wins for Personality of the Year from The Academy of Country Music and a spot in the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. …

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Announcing: Sacred Success®

In the midst of a devastating financial situation, Barbara Stanny’s life changed when she interviewed successful business women for a freelance assignment and felt inspired by their wisdom and experiences.

Now a leading expert on women and money, Stanny travels the country educating women about finances. Her goal? To empower women financially.  …

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Living in the (very healthy) present

Like most forward-thinking managers, I try to envision the future and manage the business with an eye towards where things are going.

But it’s possible to overdo this. There have been so many doom-crying predictions – print books are dead, publishers are obsolete, etc. – that it’s easy to forget what’s actually happening right now. …

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Announcing: Eat Well

Dr. Linda Bacon’s first book, Health At Every Size, was an eye-opening, myth-busting game changer for a society obsessed with weight loss and dieting. Met with both positive and skeptical feedback, HAES uses exhaustive scientific research to debunk the notion that fat means “unhealthy” – or that a thin figure signifies good health. …

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Announcing: Screw the Valley

While the “Silicon Valley” derives its name from the large number of silicon chip innovators who put down roots in the southern region of the San Francisco Bay, in the decades since the tech-boom, that name has come to be synonymous with technology corporations and startups of all kinds. A 2008 study revealed that when the entire Bay area is taken into account, …

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Meet Katie!

Katie Kennedy is a Marketing Assistant at BenBella Books. She grew up in Arlington and then moved down the road to Fort Worth, where she graduated from Texas Christian University with a BA in English. She feels pretty lucky to have found a job at a publishing company that didn’t involve moving away from her family or her favorite restaurants. …

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Meet Jessika!

Jessika Rieck is the Production Assistant at BenBella Books. She attended Bryn Mawr College where she graduated with a BA in English Literature and a new appreciation for the German language. (Her favorite word is herumtollen – to cavort.) Jessika likes reading poetry, transformative works, and experimental fiction. If she had one wish, …

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Meet Kathy!

Kathy Kosinski is one of the new Marketing Interns at BenBella Books. She recently moved to Dallas from Detroit, Michigan and is enjoying Texas immensely. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in English and Spanish, and spent an instructive summer at the University of Denver Publishing Institute. Kathy’s three most favorite things are dogs, …

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