First Book by A Rising Star author: Mystal regularly appears on: All in With Chris Hayes, The Beat with Ari Melber, A.M. Joy with Joy Reid, Up with David Gura, The Brian Lehrer Show, All Things Considered, Radiolab,
Platform: Mystal has written for: The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times Opinions, The New York Daily News, CNN Opinions, and The Nation. He has over 80,000 followers on Twitter.
New Press Sweetspot: Law + Race + Humor, by a media personality, a la Paul Butler.
Audience: For Ari Melber‘s audience: an advocacy book about legal and constitutional concepts, put in a format that is readable and accessible to non-lawyers&emdash;a great airplane read.
Feature on the author: “How Elie Mystal Quit Practicing Law and Wrote About it Instead”&emdash;http://www.lessonsfromaquitter.com/episode32/