An American Legend
More than 120 weeks on the New York Times best seller list in hardcover
42 weeks at #1
Winner, William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award
BookSense Nonfiction Book of the Year
Finalist, National Book Critics Circle Award
Finalist, Los Angeles Times Book Prize
Finalist, Borders Original Voices Awards
Runner-up, Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Awards
Named one of the best books of 2001 by:
National Public Radio's "Fresh Air", #1 Nonfiction Book
The New York Times
The Washington Post
Time Magazine, #4 Nonfiction Book
Amazon.com, #6 Nonfiction Book
USA Today, #1 Sports Book and one of the Best Nonfiction Books of
New York Magazine
Barnes and Noble (in 3 categories--histories, biographies & sports
...and many more
Upcoming Events & Appearances:
Laura Hillenbrand's extensive account of her 16 years with chronic
fatigue syndrome ran in the July 7 issue of the New Yorker magazine.
Article can be seen at http://www.cfids-cab.org/MESA/Hillenbrand.html
"The article was the winner of the 2003 National Magazine Award."
Laura Hillenbrand is profiled as a Woman of the Year, Glamour magazine,
Laura Hillenbrand is profiled as an Extraordinary Woman of 2003 in
Vogue magazine. Lengthy article and Annie Leibovitz photo included.
Laura Hillenbrand and actor Gary Sinise ("Forrest Gump," "CSI: New
York") recently founded Operation Iraqi Children, a nonpartisan organization
which brings school supplies to needy children in Iraq. For information
on how you can help out, go to www.operationiraqichildren.org.
Laura Hillenbrand's New Yorker article about her struggle with Chronic
Fatigue Syndrome: http://www.cfids-cab.org/MESA/Hillenbrand.html
Laura Hillenbrand answered reader questions for the New York Times
online. The intervivew can be seen at http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/03/readersopinions/hillenbrand-questions.html?ex=1069995600&en=029d8bc25b0dd212&ei=5070
Smithsonian magazine article on Laura Hillenbrand and Seabiscuit:
Denver Post interview with Laura Hillenbrand: http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36%7E25322%7E1521718,00.html
SolPix interview with Laura Hillenbrand: http://www.webdelsol.com/SolPix/sp-laurainterview.htm
The paperback edition of Seabiscuit: An American Legend is a Ballantine
Reader's Circle title, complete with an author interview and discussion
questions. Click here to see the questions and interview online.
Extensive interview with author at Beliefnet.com.
Good Morning America segment transcript.
Equisearch article on Laura Hillenbrand: http://www.equisearch.com/seabiscuit/masterwork_061203/
For interview requests, please contact Sally Marvin at SMarvin@randomhouse.com.