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Our Best-Sellers


Pinkston works with authors across the literary spectrum, from best-selling thriller novelists such as Brad Thor to widely known experts such as Steve Forbes to first-time authors such as Dr. Marty Makary. Our comprehensive book launch campaigns can be tailored to meet any needs, whether we’re providing full-service book publicity or coordinating an earned-media campaign with the publisher’s existing marketing plan.

Pinkston has represented numerous best-selling authors, including:

  • Gary Shapiro - "Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World's Most Successful Businesses," HarperCollins, 2013; "The Comeback: How Innovation Will Restore the American Dream," Beaufort Books, 2011.
  • William J. Bennett – “The Book of Man: Readings on the Path to Manhood,” Thomas Nelson, 2011.
  • Gary Chapman – “The Five Language of Appreciation in the Workplace,” Moody Publishers, 2011.
  • Bernard Cornwell – “The Fort,” Harper Collins, 2010.
  • Jeffery Deaver – “Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel,” Simon & Schuster, 2011; “Edge,” Simon & Schuster, 2011.
  • Vince Flynn – “Kill Shot,” Simon & Schuster, 2012.
  • Steve Forbes – “Freedom Manifesto: Why Free Markets Are Moral and Big Government Isn’t,” Crown Business, 2012; “How Capitalism Will Save Us: Why Free People and Free Markets Are the Best Answer in Today’s Economy,” Crown Business, 2011.
  • Brad Meltzer – “The Inner Circle,” Hatchette Book Group, 2011; “Heroes for my Son,” Harper Collins, 2010; “The Book of Fate,” Hatchette, 2006.
  • Oliver North – “American Heroes: In the Fight Against Radical Islam,” Fidelis, 2009; “American Heroes in Special Operations,” Fidelis, 2010.
  • Doug Stanton – “Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan,” Scribner, 2009.
  • Brad Thor – “The Last Patriot,” Atria Books/Simon & Schuster, 2008.

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Pinkston is a publicity machine! The quantity of quality bookings that they roll out during a campaign is astounding. Bringing their team on board a project is a clear no-brainer, for they have the power to create a best-seller.
David brown

David Brown
Deputy Director of Publicity
Atria Books (a division of Simon & Schuster)