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Hudson Street Press

Founded in 2003, Hudson Street Press aims to give readers nonfiction with a strong takeaway in a broad range of areas including science, psychology, education, health, business, and memoir.

Current and forthcoming titles include

  • Fat Chance

    by Robert Lustig, M.D.

    New York Times Bestseller
    An internationally renowned pediatric endocrinologist shows how the changes in our food environment during the last few decades have disastrously affected our biochemistry to cause an epidemic of obesity and illness. Based on his Youtube video with over 3 million views.

  • The First 20 Minutes

    by Gretchen Reynolds

    New York Times Bestseller
    Books for a Better Life 2013 Nominee
    The popular New York Times columnist shows how new research is completely changing the way we understand fitness while busting many myths about what exercise does and does not do for us.

  • The Emotional Life of Your Brain

    by Richard J. Davidson, Ph.D., with Sharon Begley

    New York Times Bestseller
    This first and long-awaited book by a distinguished pioneer in brain research offers a new model of our emotions—their origins, their power, and their malleability. Written with the bestselling author of Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain.

  • The Rules of Inheritance

    by Claire Bidwell Smith

    Books for a Better Life 2013 Nominee
    A Barnes and Noble Discover Title
    An edgy, resonant memoir about coming of age in the face of adversity by a licensed psychotherapist and award-winning blogger whose parents were both diagnosed with cancer when she was 14 years old.

  • 30 Lessons for Living

    by Karl Pillemer, Ph.D.

    Based on interviews with over 1000 older Americans, this bestselling book of timeless wisdom compiled and written by a prominent gerontologist answers the question of how to live with advice that is always sage and often unexpected.

  • The Longevity Project

    by Howard S. Friedman, Ph.D., and Leslie R. Martin, Ph.D.

    Books for a Better Life Award 2012 Winner
    Based on the longest and most significant scientific study ever conducted of health and longevity, this book is unique in examining the personality and lifestyle markers that contribute to long life.

  • Focus

    by Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D., and E. Tory Higgins, Ph.D.

    A Professor at the Columbia University Business School's Motivation Science Center teams up with the author of Succeed to introduce the two kinds of focus that drive everything we want and do, giving us a new and powerful tool to spread ideas, attract customers, influence others, and reach our own goals.

  • The 5 Essentials

    by Bob Deutsch, Ph.D., with Lou Aronica

    An extraordinary neuroscientist/anthropologist turned entrepreneur introduces us to the five inner resources we are all born with and that will help us live fuller, richer lives if we know how to access them.

  • Disease-Proof

    by David Katz, M.D. with Stacey Colino

    Director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center shows how, by making simple lifestyle changes that can modify gene expression, we can slash our risk of disease by 80%.

  • Smarter

    by Dan Hurley

    Growing out of the author's popular and controversial articles for the New York Times Magazine, Smarter illuminates the new science of fluid intelligence, illustrating that—contrary to decades of scientific dogma—it is possible to increase our capacity to solve problems, detect underlying patterns, and comprehend things that were never explicitly taught to us.

Caroline Sutton
Editor in Chief
Cited as "the reigning queen of 'Big Idea' self-help" in New York Magazine, Caroline Sutton joined Penguin Group (USA) in 2009. A graduate of Harvard University, she has worked in publishing for more than 25 years at many imprints including Random House, Ballantine, Touchstone, and HarperCollins. She began her career at The William Morris Agency. Her many bestsellers include Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain by Sharon Begley, You're Wearing That? by Deborah Tannen, The Spectrum by Dean Ornish, M.D., The Rhythm of Life by Matthew Kelly, Why Our Health Matters by Andrew Weil, M.D., and Mindset by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.