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 specializes in the theory of distributed systems, as well as a New York Times bestselling author who writes for a broader audience about the intersection of technology and culture. He’s also a regular contributor on these topics to national publications including The New Yorker, the New York Times, and Wired, and is a frequent guest on NPR. His blog, Study Hacks, which he’s been publishing since 2007, attracts more than three million visits a year. He lives with his wife and three sons in Takoma Park, Maryland.

  • A WORLD WITHOUT EMAIL: Reimagining Work in an Age of Communication Overload
    Portfolio, 2021
  • THE TIME-BLOCK PLANNER: A Daily Method for Deep Work in a Distracted World
    Portfolio, 2020
  • 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