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In the Neighborhood

October 2013: Peter Lovenheim hosts author Anne Serling in Rochester, NY, October 29-30, 2013

October 2013: "Do Neighborhoods Matter?" Peter speaks on building community connections at a panel discussion, October 24, 2013, Glastonbury Community Forum, Glastonbury, CT.

August 2012: Peter's book In the Neighborhood is featured in the GEO (German language magazine) cover story, "Mein Freund, mein Feind: Der Nachbar, Die Psychologie einer besonderen Nahe (roughly: "My Friend, My Enemy: The Psychology of the Neighbor")


February 2012: Peter's article "Why Neighborhoods Still Matter" featured in inaugural issue of re-launched Collier's Magazine (February 2, 2012).


December 2011: On December 3, Peter was honored by Writers & Books for his "significant contribution to the Rochester literary community."


September 2011: In the Neighborhood has been selected as the "Book of the Year" for a community read sponsored by Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, California. On March 27, 2012, Peter will conduct workshops with college students and in the evening present a lecture at the New Cultural and Performing Arts Center.


August 11, 2011: In the Neighborhood reviewed by City Weekend Guide, Shanghai, China.


March 10, 2011: Peter Lovenheim Wins Zócalo Public Square Book Prize!


Christmas 2010: Inspired by Peter's book, on Christmas Eve, 2010, the Rev. Henry Brinton of Fairfax Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Virginia delivered a sermon entitled, "The God Who Sleeps Over." The sermon appeared in the preaching journal Homiletics and subsequently was delivered in various forms in churches across the country, including United Methodist, Lutheran, United Church of Christ, and other denominations. Read the Rev. Brinton's original sermon.


Fall 2010: Nominated for a Books for a Better Life award!


Fall 2010: A regional food magazine, Edible Finger Lakes, offers an intimate glimpse inside the author's kitchen and refrigerator!


September 23, 2010: Peter was selected as one of only seven Op-Ed contributors to be videotaped for the celebration this month of the 40th Anniversary of the New York Times' Op-Ed page. Check it out.


September 14, 2010: Korean rights for In the Neighborhood have been bought by the publisher Book 21, in Seoul.


July 1, 2010: Feature article in American Airlines Magazine


May 10, 2010: The WETA Book Studio interview with Bethanne Patrick in Washington DC


May 2, 2010: Peter's article in Parade


May 1, 2010: Peter interviewed by a Dutch newspaper


April 20, 2010: AARP Radio interview (listen in!)


April 20, 2010: WNYC's (NYC) Leonard Lopate Show (listen in!)


April 19, 2010: WHYY's (Philadelphia) Radio Times (listen in!)


April 13, 2010: John Tesh's website


April 7, 2010: NPR's The Diane Rehm Show (listen in!)


April 6, 2010: In the Neighborhood in stores!


April 1, 2010: In the Neighborhood featured in USA Today


November 9, 2009: Julia Roberts' production company Red Om Films acquires the screen rights to In the Neighborhood



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