Trident Media Group Literary Agent Mark Gottlieb: On the Fireside Lives of Bestselling Authors

Trident Media Group Literary Agent Mark Gottlieb: On the Fireside Lives of Bestselling Authors

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This article was written exclusively for Bookstr by Mark Gottlieb, literary agent at Trident Media Group. Here he discusses some of the major bestselling authors many of us have come to know and love. More importantly, he explains why we know and love these authors.   It always seemed that I was growing up with a prophecy hanging over my head. Both my parents worked in major trade book publishing, my father as a literary agent and my mother in contracts departments at various publishing houses, so it always seemed I was destined to go into book publishing. Or maybe …

Deepak Chopra’s 10 Step Cosmic Detox

Deepak Chopra’s 10 Step Cosmic Detox

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Deepak Chopra stopped by our offices, full of cerebral knowledge and sporting sick spectacles (his coveted glasses were designed Swarovski because his grandchildren wanted him to sparkle). He came by to promote his new book “You Are The Universe.”   Image courtesy of Amazon   While here, he gave lots of great advice. To begin the undertaking of connecting with and understanding your cosmic self, he says that most importantly, people have to understand two truths: Your mind is conditioned. You need to question you habitual certainties.   Already off the bat, he has delivered enough zen for a week’s worth …