Wherewithal friend (and client) Gregory Alan Thornbury was interviewed for NPR’s All Things Considered this weekend about his fantastic biography Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?: Larry Norman and the Perils of Christian Rock. Listen here. I’m so thrilled to have helped make this book happen!
My colleague Jed Bickman (editor at The New Press and of The Boy Who Could Change the World) and I will be bringing our thoughts on good book ideas, and how best to present them, to Civic Hall on Wednesday, May 18, 12:30pm to 2pm. To register, look here.
A big thanks in the meantime to Micaf Sifry for helping to arrange it.
Wherewithal client Jo Piazza got some love from New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. We’re moving to DC, figuratively speaking. A fascinating new project focused on wealth, health, and public policy is in the works, and will have us traveling to Capitol Hill. Any suggestions for nearby hotels are much appreciated. The brilliant work Hanna Rose Shell did in…
Per this dreary news, I’ll strip the code from Amazon-linked book titles in my posts soon. (I was always ambivalent about inserting them, honestly, but greed and expediency got the better of me.) So please use the links to learn more about the books, but please buy from your favorite independent. More on this strange story from…
Please be patient as we make it more mobile-friendly. To get in touch in the meantime, write to firstname.lastname@example.org. For a good book in the meantime, try John Maeda’s The Laws of Simplicity or Karen Kingston’s Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui. Both contain interesting insights tangentially related to editing practice.
A longtime Wherewithal client just landed a six-figure deal with Doubleday based on a partial manuscript. (It’s a novel.) That is rare and we couldn’t be more proud.