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Meet Lindsey!

With BenBella’s 10 year anniversary looming, I’m thankful for the talented network of authors, agents and staff that our company has been able to attract. In a time of publishing recession, we have grown remarkably. And we are still growing! As we look toward 2013 and work to take on even bigger and more ambitious projects, …

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Welcome to BenBella, Dr. Gladney!

Dr. Lawana Gladney, known simply as “Dr. G” to many, is CEO of Emotional Wellness, Inc. Through her business, she has counseled both individuals and Fortune 500 companies on how to overcome the emotional obstacles that often stand between us and our most healthy, successful lives. Dr. G has spoken to and provided training programs for corporations including Aetna, …

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Announcing: The Compaq Revolution

Anyone who followed the personal computing boom of the 1980’s is familiar with the extraordinary example of start-up Compaq. What began as a rough sketch of a PC — on a napkin at Houston’s famed “House of Pie,” no less — led to the first legally reverse-engineered IBM computer and first year sales that exceeded $100 million, …

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The Gift of Addiction

Christopher Kennedy Lawford has spent a significant portion of his career lecturing and writing books on the subject of substance abuse, himself in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction for now more than 25 years. His first book and memoir, Symptoms of Withdrawal, was released in 2006. It immediately became a New York Times Best Seller, …

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Rielle Hunter’s book now On Sale

The John Edwards-Rielle Hunter affair has been making headlines for years. Hunter has been at the center of a media firestorm and the subject of public scrutiny. Now, she tells her side of the story.

In her book, What Really Happened: John Edwards, Our Daughter, and Me, Hunter reveals personal accounts of her relationship with John Edwards, …

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What Really Happened at Hotel Rwanda?

In April 1994, violence broke out in the African country of Rwanda that would result in more than 800,000 deaths — the majority of victims from the Tutsi ethnic group — in a span of three months. During what is now officially known as “The Genocide Against the Tutsi”, a hotel manager named Paul Rusesabagina provided a shelter for refugees in the Hotel des Mille Collines. …

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BenBella Cause

Almost two years ago I announced the formation of BenBella Cause, a small line of books associated with various charities. For books in the BenBella Cause line, we donate half of our profits back to the relevant charity.

I’m delighted to announce that our first gift was just made, $18,000 to The Lab School of Washington DC. …

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BenBella authors make stops in Dallas

 

Here at BenBella, opportunities for the entire staff to meet authors in person are rare. Last week we had the pleasure of catching up with two BenBella authors, both of whom made stopovers in Dallas during their busy travel schedules.

Lindsay S. Nixon, author of The Happy Herbivore Cookbook and Everyday Happy Herbivore, …

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Congrats to Steven Holcomb on bobsled win

U.S. bobsled pilot and BenBella author Steven Holcomb took home the team’s first-ever gold in the two-man race at the Bobsled World Championships on Sunday, Feb. 19. Read the story here: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gJ141-vu6pMPDRTgIbd56YcD0ARQ?docId=8b91d29c98b241919ec61e67b49e87c4

In his upcoming book But Now I See, to be released later this year, Holcomb discusses his battle with Keratoconus during the height of his career. …

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