Cal Newport
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Agent: Laurie Abkemeier
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Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University where he is also a founding member of the Center for Digital Ethics. In addition to his academic work, Newport is a New York Times bestselling author who writes for a general audience about the intersection of technology, productivity, and culture. His books have sold millions of copies and been translated into more than forty languages. He is also on the contributor staff for The New Yorker and hosts the popular Deep Questions podcast.

  • SLOW PRODUCTIVITY: The Lost Art of Accomplishment Without Burnout
    Portfolio, 2024
  • THE TIME-BLOCK PLANNER: A Daily Method for Deep Work in a Distracted World, 2nd Edition
    Portfolio, 2023
  • A WORLD WITHOUT EMAIL: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload
    Portfolio, 2021
  • DIGITAL MINIMALISM: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
    Portfolio, 2019
  • DEEP WORK: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
    Grand Central, 2016
  • SO GOOD THEY CAN'T IGNORE YOU: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love
    Grand Central/Business Plus, 2012
  • HOW TO BE A HIGH SCHOOL SUPERSTAR: The Revolutionary Plan to Get into College by Standing Out (Without Burning Out)
    Broadway, 2010
  • HOW TO BECOME A STRAIGHT-A STUDENT: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less
    Broadway, 2007
  • HOW TO WIN AT COLLEGE: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country's Top Students
    Broadway, 2005
    forthcoming from Portfolio