November 20, 2019

Slate just set about creating a canon of major nonfiction books, by naming The 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Last 25 Years. Staggered to see Columbine there, with a lovely write-up.*

It's currently their cover story, and an awesome list. I have read quite a few, and l...

November 17, 2019

Thanks to everyone who voted Parkland into the semi-finals of the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Nonfiction of 2019.

The downside: I ask for you to vote again. 

I appreciate the votes, shares, tweets, etc. Thanks.

This round ends tonight at midnight pacific tim...

November 8, 2019

So, good news and bad news, since I've been insanely busy book touring and haven't attended to my blog.

The good news: Parkland: Birth of a Movement, was longlisted last month for a really prestigious award: the American Library Association's Andrew Carnegie Medal for b...

November 7, 2019


Parkland: Birth of a Movement was nominated as Best Nonfiction Book of 2019 in the Goodreads Choice Awards.

Please help by voting in the first round! And posting on social media, or asking friends, etc.

Teachers who have used the book, please consider asking your studen...

May 9, 2019

Motherless Brooklyn is now one of my four favorite books written in my adult lifetime--joining Jesus' Son, Visit from the Goon Squad, and A Manual for Cleaning Women.

The writing is extraordinary, and something I aspire to. It's all so vivid, and the details capture l...

February 18, 2019

I'm going to keep updating this post as a clearinghouse for many of the best interviews, excerpts, media appearances and reviews. 

Also: Parkland book tour dates/info.


February 18, 2019

The Washington Post somehow burrowed into my head, rooted around for all the things I was trying to accomplish in Parkland: Birth of a Movement, and published it as a review this weekend.

And the writer, Jill Filipovic, did it in such gorgeous, eloquent prose, I was stu...

February 11, 2019

OK, first look at Parkland: Birth of a Movement.

We chose Buzzfeed news the first exclusive Parkland excerpt and it's their lead story this weekend.

Please share the link! Thank you.

The book comes out Tuesday. I'm eager to hear what everyone thinks.

Update: another post c...