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New Book from Bestselling Author Tim Ferriss Provides Inspirational Gems and Life-Changing Advice from World-Famous High-Achievers

Sep 06, 2017

NEW YORK – Sept. 6, 2017 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced today that it will publish a new book by #1 New York Times bestselling author Tim Ferriss on Nov. 21, 2017.

TRIBE OF MENTORS: SHORT LIFE ADVICE FROM THE BEST IN THE WORLD shares wisdom from more than 100 entrepreneurs, athletes, celebrities, and other top performers. Through short, action-packed profiles, Ferriss details their secrets for success, happiness, meaning, and more. Readers will learn the mindfulness practices of Jimmy Fallon and David Lynch, why and how Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz says "no" to most incoming requests, why Arianna Huffington recommends that you regularly scramble the apps on your phone, and how astrophysicist Janna Levin reframes obstacles in everyday life. Through interviews with these high-achievers and many more—including Temple Grandin, Marc Benioff, Darren Aronofsky, Dita Von Teese, Steve Aoki, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Gretchen Rubin, and Bear Grylls—Ferriss gleans one-of-a-kind insights from top performers in every field—mentors to help him, and readers, navigate life.

Tim Ferriss is an amazing innovator not least because he knows how to ask the right questions of his many friends and mentors,” says Bruce Nichols, Senior Vice President and Publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing. “Here, he presents an entire tribe of these wise men and women–super-achievers of all sorts–with their wisdom distilled to its essence. Every page has invaluable lessons—you can open at random, read for ten minutes, and gain insights that will last a lifetime.”

About Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss has been called “a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk” by The New York Times. He is one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People” and an early stage tech investor/advisor in Uber, Facebook, Twitter, Alibaba, and more. He is also the author of four #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers: The 4 Hour Workweek, The 4 Hour Body, The 4 Hour Chef, and Tools of Titans. The Observer and other media have named him “the Oprah of audio” due to the influence of the The Tim Ferriss Show podcast, which has exceeded 200 million downloads.

About Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing

For nearly two centuries, HMH Trade Publishing has published some of the world’s most renowned novels, nonfiction, children’s books, and reference works. As part of a leading global learning company, it is uniquely positioned to offer educational and entertaining content for all audiences. Its distinguished author list includes ten Nobel Prize winners, forty-eight Pulitzer Prize winners, fifteen National Book Award winners, and more than one hundred Caldecott, Newbery, Printz, and Sibert Medal and Honor recipients. HMH publishes such distinguished authors as Philip Roth, Temple Grandin, Tim O'Brien, and Amos Oz, and a celebrated roster of children’s authors and illustrators including Kwame Alexander, Lois Lowry, and Chris Van Allsburg. HMH is also home to The Best American series®; The Whole30®, Weber Grill, Betty Crocker®, Better Homes and Gardens®, How to Cook Everything®, and other leading lifestyle properties; the Peterson Field Guides®; CliffsNotes™; books by J.R.R. Tolkien; and many iconic children’s books and characters, including Curious George®, The Little Prince, and The Polar Express. For more information, visit www.hmhco.com/popular-reading.

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