The Gods of Greenwich
Author: Norb Vonnegut
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Norb Vonnegut, the best-selling author of Top Producer, returns to the high stakes world of Wall Street in The Gods of Greenwich. Hired to provide a full book publicity tour for The Gods of Greenwich, Newman guided Vonnegut through a book publicity campaign from galley stage to finished books. With an impressive financial background, author Norb Vonnegut used his experience on Wall Street to offer a (fictional) peek into the lives of America’s most powerful people. Newman’s book publicity campaign helped orchestrate a successful book launch party in NYC, two New York Times articles, a series of book signings, amongst other fantastic interviews.
Norb is working on a follow up to Gods of Greenwich, set to be finished this summer.
Norb’s recent media successes:
- New York Times book critic Janet Maslin dubbed the The Gods of Greenwich one of the summer’s ‘books to bury yourself in‘.
- The Boston Herald’s Jim Sullivan sat down with Vonnegut to discuss the worlds of finance and literature.
- Norb discusses the real people behind The Gods of Greenwich on MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan Show :
The Big Short: Inside The Doomsday Machine
Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
Michael Lewis, the bestselling chronicler of Wall Street’s excesses, returns to the world’s turbulent financial markets with his newest book. Lewis comes to Newman Communications for a book publicity tour that had him winning over radio audiences nationwide. Lewis was interviewed on three separate occasions on the Westwood One Radio Network and twice for the Fox Radio Network. Newman’s publicity campaign also included WOR – AM in NY, WCBS /NY and the Wall Street Journal Radio Network. Stations throughout the country also had a chance to talk to the author whose last book was made into the movie The Blind Side and which the Academy Awards gave top honors this year to actress Sandra Bullock.
About the Book:
The Big Short is an illuminating and often frightening tale of the current global financial catastrophe from an unusual perspective: that of the winners. It follows the very small but very intelligent set of contrarian misfits brave enough to stand apart from the madding crowd, those skeptical enough to not be fooled by soaring house prices, and smart enough to recognize how criminal mismanagement, predatory lending and the chronic mispricing of complex financial derivatives would bring the whole edifice crumbling down, sooner rather than later. And because they were also willing to bet money on the boom going bust, these misfits made enormous profits even as the world’s financial markets shattered.
THE BIG SHORT delivers a dark portrait of modern American finance and its impact on the world, as well as a character-rich tale of hubris, nemesis and Wall Street greed.
About the Author
Michael Lewis is the author of Liar’s Poker, The New New Thing, Moneyball, The Blind Side, and Home Game, among other works. He lives in Berkeley, California.
John C. Bogle, founder and retired CEO of the The Vanguard Group, knows investing. But when it comes to book publicity and promotion, he turned to the experts at Newman Communications. We are thrilled to be able to work with Mr. Bogle on his latest book publicity project promoting Common Sense on Mutual Funds: Fully Updated 10th Anniversary Edition.
How many Wall Street legends go back to their bestselling book 10 years later and honestly annotate where they were right, where they were wrong, where we are now, and where we are going? This scorecard is truly unique.
It has been a decade since Bogle’s COMMON SENSE ON MUTUAL FUNDS was first published. His bestseller examined the fundamentals of mutual fund investing in turbulent market environments and offered valuable guidance for building investment portfolios.
In this startlingly frank account of Buffett’s life, Author, Alice Schroeder, a former managing director at Morgan Stanley—and hand picked by Buffett to be his biographer—strips away the mystery that has long cloaked the word’s richest man to reveal a life and fortune erected around lucid and inspired business vision and unimaginable personal complexity. In a book that is dominated by unstinting descriptions of Buffett’s appetites—for profit, women (particularly nurturing maternal types), food (Buffett maintained his and his family’s weight by “dangling money”)—it is refreshing that Schroeder keeps her tone free of judgment or awe; Buffett’s plain-speaking suffuses the book and renders his public and private successes and failures wonderfully human and universal. Schroeder’s sections detailing the genesis of Buffett’s investment strategy, his early mentoring by Benjamin Graham (who imparted the memorable “cigar butt” scheme: purchasing discarded stocks and taking a final puff). Inspiring managerial advice abounds and competes with gossipy tidbits (the married Buffett’s very public relationship with Washington Post editor Katherine Graham) in this rich, surprisingly affecting biography
A real-life thriller about the most tumultuous period in America’s financial history by an acclaimed New York Times Reporter
Andrew Ross Sorkin delivers the first true behind-the-scenes, moment-by-moment account of how the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression developed into a global tsunami. From inside the corner office at Lehman Brothers to secret meetings in South Korea, and the corridors of Washington, Too Big to Fail is the definitive story of the most powerful men and women in finance and politics grappling with success and failure, ego and greed, and, ultimately, the fate of the world’s economy.
“We’ve got to get some foam down on the runway!” a sleepless Timothy Geithner, the then-president of the Federal Reserve of New York, would tell Henry M. Paulson, the Treasury secretary, about the catastrophic crash the world’s financial system would experience.