Verso authors Juan González and Joseph Torres trump Dick Cheney!
News for All the People debuted on the November 13th New York Times' bestseller list at #30, notably squeezed between Harry Belafonte at #29 and Dick Cheney at #31.
The book also made it onto the the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association bestseller list at #13 on the October 30th hardcover nonfiction list.
Via Stephen Squibb, a photo of Verso titles proudly stacked on the Occupy Boston Library milk crates:
Books in the photograph:
Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation, by Sujatha Fernandes
I'm with the Bears: Stories from a Damaged Planet, with contributions by Margaret Atwood, Paolo Bacigalupi, T.C. Boyle, Toby Litt, Lydia Millet, David Mitchell, Nathaniel Rich, Kim Stanley Robinson, Helen Simpson, and Wu Ming 1, and with an introduction by Bill McKibben
Good news for all the people in New York, California, New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, and DC.
Juan González and Joe Torres are embarking on a US tour to promote their new book, News for All the People—beginning with a kickoff event in New York presented by Juan’s Democracy Now! co-host, Amy Goodman.
Here is their schedule. Additional information for each event may be found by clicking on each individual headline: