Yearly Archives: 2016

BenBella author inducted into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Michael Burg, author of the upcoming book Trial by Fire, was inducted into
the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame yesterday in Las Vegas. The Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame “recognizes and honors remarkable trial lawyers who have left an indelible mark on the American legal tradition through a lifetime of service to the American public and the Constitution.” …

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New China Study cookbook will be aimed at families

I’m thrilled to share that BenBella Vegan is adding another China Study cookbook to its list! Just like our other China Study cookbooks, The China Study Family Cookbook will be consistent with the plant-based research in The China Study, but this title will be aimed at families who are vegan, …

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So you want to be an actor? Jenna Fischer can help.

Have you ever wanted to break into show business, but weren’t sure how to go about it? Ever wished that an established, successful, working actor who’s seen it all would just tell you how to “make it?” Well, aspiring actors, you’re in luck!

If you have seen the Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning TV series The Office, …

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Shama Hyder named one of Inc.’s Top 25 Marketing Influencers

Shama Hyder has been named  the“master millennial of the universe” and “an online marketing shaman” by FastCompany.com, and for good reason—Shama is a web and TV personality, bestselling author, award-winning CEO of The Zen Marketing Group, and all-around social media guru. Her expertise has garnered some major media in the past, including features in Bloomberg Businessweek, …

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BenBella author’s Washington Post op-ed on the Flint water crisis

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has been widely covered on many news outlets recently. Beyond the horrific story itself—that thousands of Flint residents have been exposed to toxic levels of lead in their tap water due to a series of bureaucratic failures, leaving them at risk of developing serious and irreversible health issues—there are implications that go beyond Flint: that governmental negligence, …

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BenBella Partners with GoodThink for New Positive Psychology Title

I’m thrilled to announce that BenBella will continue its partnership with the GoodThink, Inc. family in the form of a new project by GoodThink’s cofounder Amy Blankson.

Amy is the only person to be named a Point of Light by two presidents—Bush and Clinton—and it shows through her work. She has received degrees from Harvard and Yale, …

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Meet BenBella: Deputy Publisher Adrienne Lang

In a new online series called “Meet BenBella,” you’ll get to know members of the BenBella team better through a series of questions about publishing and beyond. Up first, Senior Director of Publishing and Deputy Publisher Adrienne Lang.

What are some of your duties as Deputy Publisher?

This is always a long, …

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Michelle Gielan promotes positivity on Live! with Kelly and Michael

BenBella author Michelle Gielan continues to broadcast happiness! The CBS anchor turned positive psychology researcher made her debut on Live! with Kelly and Michael on Tuesday (watch her segment here), where she offered tips on small positive habits that, when incorporated mindfully and consistently, can dramatically improve our overall happiness. The belief that people have control of their own happiness is becoming more widely accepted than ever,  …

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