Dean Koontz is the bestselling author whose work spans six decades and garners commercial and critical success. His books are available in 38 languages, and have sold more than 500 million copies to date. He has also been praised as a “literary juggler” by The Times (of London) for his deft ability to blend other genres—horror, romance, humor, science fiction, and mystery—into his acclaimed suspense thrillers and lauded by The New York Times as “psychologically complex, masterful, and satisfying.” Devoted is an epic thriller about a terrifying threat to humanity and the singular compassion it will take to defeat it. 

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Jim McKelvey is the co-founder of Square. He is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist and artist. His book, “The InnovationStack: Building and Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time,”  is an inspiring and entertaining account of what it means to be a true entrepreneur and what it takes to build a resilient, world-changing company. He served as the chairman of its board of Square until 2010, and still serves on the Board of Directors.

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Jan Eliasberg is an award-winning screen writer and director.  Her debut novel, Hannah’s War, was inspired by an unnamed female physicist, mentioned in a New York Times article from the day the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. Based on the real woman who discovered nuclear fission, it tells the story of what her life might have been… “Eliasberg moves effortlessly between Hannah’s past and present to deliver a historical love story full of intrigue and suspense and shines a much-needed light on one of the mostinfluential women in history.” (Booklist)

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Jerry Saltz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic at New York magazine and its entertainment site Vulture. Cindy Sherman says of his new book: “Jerry Saltz is so right-on it scares me.” Art has the power to change our lives. For many, becoming an artist is a lifelong dream. But how to make it happen? In “How to Be an Artist,” Jerry Saltz, one of the art world’s most celebrated and passionate voices, offers an indispensable handbook for creative people of all kinds. From the first sparks of inspiration–and how to pursue them without giving in to self-doubt–Saltz offers invaluable insight into what really matters to emerging artists: originality, persistence, a balance between knowledge and intuition, and that most precious of qualities, self-belief. 

 

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Robert Reich has served in three national administrations and has written fifteen books, including The Work of Nations, which has been translated into twenty-two languages, and the best sellers The Common GoodSaving CapitalismSupercapitalism, and Locked in the Cabinet. He is a Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. His articles have appeared in The New YorkerThe AtlanticThe New York TimesThe Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, and he writes a weekly column for The Guardian and Newsweek. He is co-creator of the award-winning film Inequality for All, and the Netflix original Saving Capitalism, and co-founder of Inequality Media. 

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Robert Reich has served in three national administrations and has written fifteen books, including The Work of Nations, which has been translated into twenty-two languages, and the best sellers The Common GoodSaving CapitalismSupercapitalism, and Locked in the Cabinet. He is a Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. His articles have appeared in The New YorkerThe AtlanticThe New York TimesThe Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, and he writes a weekly column for The Guardian and Newsweek. He is co-creator of the award-winning film Inequality for All, and the Netflix original Saving Capitalism, and co-founder of Inequality Media. 

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