T. Colin Campbell visits BenBella!

BenBella was excited to welcome Colin Campbell, coauthor of The China Study and Whole, who visited our office today! He was greeted by some familiar faces and a lot of new ones.

Pictured here is Lindsay, Cameron, Monica, Sarah, Aida, Me, Colin, Vy, Jessika, Jordynn, and Alicia.

Billionaire philanthropist shares her model for ethical business

2015 is off to a great start at BenBella, and one of our many exciting upcoming books is The Doing Good Model by Shari Arison.

Ranked by Forbes as one of the most powerful women in the world, Shari is an American-Israeli businesswoman, philanthropist, and owner of the Arison Group—an international company that stays true to Shari’s vision of “valuing people and planet alongside profit.”

In her previous bestseller, Activate Your Goodness, Shari explored the ways doing good can enrich our lives …

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Happy Holidays from BenBella!

Happy Holidays from everyone here at BenBella! As we reflect on the past year, we’d like to thank everyone who played a part in helping make our 2014 titles a success.

We look forward to a fantastic 2015!

BenBella is Growing Up

I’ve begun reviewing end-of-year numbers (which look quite nice, thanks!) and realized that our authors this year have earned around three and a half million dollars this year. Not too shabby!

PlantPure Nation trailer released

Check out this new trailer for the upcoming documentary PlantPure Nation, featuring BenBella authors Kim Campbell and her father in law, China Study author T. Colin Campbell!

 

Kim Campbell’s upcoming book, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook, is a companion to the film and will be available in March 2015. The cookbook features behind-the-scenes details from the groundbreaking documentary—and lots of delicious, healthy recipes, of course!

The film, in select theaters on July 4, 2015, captures a grassroots movement to increase public awareness …

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Halloween at BenBella!

Some BenBella staffers got creative with costumes this year:

 

Pictured here are Vy (dressed as coworker Aaron), Jordynn (witch), Harrison (soccer player), Megan (Eeyore), Alicia (Buffy), and Jessika (Captain America).

Zombie Apocalypse? Yum!

Zombies are all the brains…excuse me, rage these days, and just in time for Halloween, I’m happy to announce Lauren Wilson’s The Art of Eating Through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Culinary Cookbook and Survival Guide.

This book offers a tongue-in-cheek approach to preparing yummy dinner in an apocalyptic society, awesome illustrations, and lots of laughs. With recipes like Apocalypse Nownies, No-Knead to Panic Bread, Roasted Tree Rat, and Shephorde’s Pie, this book will be massively enjoyable for zombie enthusiasts and …

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Hat’s off to you!

A group of BenBella staffers organized “Hat Day!”

Pictured here are Jessika, Brittney, Megan, Vy, Alicia, Aaron, and Harrison.

Jim Peterik on his rock ‘n’ roll life

Check out this phenomenal Illinois Entertainer interview with Jim Peterik, author of Through the Eye of the Tiger!

Jim reflects on his decision to write a memoir:

There were a lot of people saying “you should write a book of your life story,” but I kept thinking, “nobody wants to hear about me.” I didn’t have the train wreck life that the other rock stars have . . . I wrestled with it for a long time thinking “you know, there’s …

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Bob Zmuda on Andy Kaufman’s “death”

Check out this terrific New York Post article featuring Bob Zmuda, author of Andy Kaufman: The Truth, Finally! In the book, Zmuda, who was one of Andy’s best friends, explains why he believes Andy really did fake his own death.

The article includes several great quotes from the book, such as:

“Maybe I’ll just stick with cancer,” Kaufman said, after which Zmuda asked how long he planned to stay dead. He said, “If I was going to be a little boy …

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