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May 12, 2014

Featured Author: Margaret Wrinkle with Wash

WINNER OF THE FLAHERTY-DUNNAN FIRST NOVEL PRIZE FINALIST FOR THE 2014 CHAUTAUQUA PRIZE One of Time Magazine’s “21 Female Authors You Should Be Reading” Named a Best Book of 2013 by the Wall Street Journal A New York Times Editors’ Choice An O Magazine Top Ten Pick Margaret Wrinkle, born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama,  is a writer, filmmaker, educator and visual artist. Her debut novel, Wash, reexamines American slavery in ways that challenge contemporary assumptions about race, power, history and […]
May 12, 2014

Featured Author: Brigid Schulte with Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time

Brigid Schulte is an award-winning journalist for the Washington Post and Washington Post Magazine. She was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize. She is also a fellow at the New America Foundation. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband and two children. She grew up in Oregon and spent summers in Wyoming, where she did not feel overwhelmed. About Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time Can working parents in America—or anywhere—ever […]
May 12, 2014

ATB Author Dr. Sanjay Jain Makes The New York Times Best Sellers List!

HBE sends heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Sanjay Jain.  His first book, Optimal Living 360: Smart Decision Making for a Balance Life (Greenleaf Press, January 2014) made The New York Times “Advice-How To” best sellers list on May 11, 2014.  In March and April, we had to opportunity to arrange events at the Takoma Park Community Center and Friendship Heights Village Center for Dr. Jain.
May 9, 2014

Featured Authors: Katty Kay and Claire Shipman with The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know

Katty Kay is the Washington, DC, anchor for BBC World News America. She is a regular guest on NBC‘s Meet the Press and MSNBC‘s Morning Joe. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband and four children. Claire Shipman is a correspondent for ABC News and Good Morning America, covering politics, international affairs, and women’s issues. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, two children, and a new puppy. About The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What […]
May 1, 2014

Featured Author: Edward Castronova with Wildcat Currency: How the Virtual Money Revolution Is Transforming the Economy

Edward Castronova is professor of telecommunications and cognitive science at Indiana University. His previous publications include Synthetic Worlds and Exodus to the Virtual World. He lives in Bloomington, IN. About Wildcat Currency: How the Virtual Money Revolution Is Transforming the Economy Private currencies have always existed, from notes printed by individual banks to the S&H Green Stamps to Bitcoin. Today’s economy has seen an explosion of new forms of monetary exchange not created by the federal government. Credit card companies offer […]
May 1, 2014

Featured Author: Revathi Subramanian with Bank Fraud: Using Technology to Combat Losses

Revathi Subramanian is Senior Vice President, Data Science at CA Technologies, which helps Fortune 1000 companies manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. She is the founding member of a team of high caliber data scientists that are uncovering business value and operational intelligence from the chaos of Big Data in areas like eCommerce, application performance management, infrastructure management, service virtualization, and project management. Before joining CA, Revathi was the co-founder of the SAS Advanced Analytic Solutions […]
May 1, 2014

Featured Author: Nicholas Carr with The Glass Cage: Automation and Us

Nicholas Carr is the best-selling author of The Glass Cage, The Shallows, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, The Big Switch, and Does IT Matter?.  His articles and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, and The New Republic. He has been writer-in-residence at the University of California, Berkeley, and an executive editor of the Harvard Business Review. He lives in Colorado. About The Glass Cage: Automation and Us From the best-selling author of The […]