OUR MISSION

Chronicle Prism publishes important works of narrative, prescriptive, inspirational, and informational nonfiction by leading-edge authors and thought leaders, combining peerless book-as-object quality and design to create books that nurture understanding, challenge perspective, and deepen the conversation and practice of our lives while standing the test of time. Our categories include health, wellness, religion and spirituality, philosophy, personal growth, lifestyle, creative business, memoir, psychology, and social change.

NEWS

“Actor John Lithgow, author of the new book Dumpty, thinks the President doesn't have the timing or wit to tell a joke.”

THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT / October 22, 2019

“The Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor discusses Dumpty and offers a dramatic reading on set.”

MSNBC MORNING JOE / October 22, 2019

“The performer in chief is forcing us to live in a B-movie horror.”
An op-ed by the author of Dumpty.

THE NEW YORK TIMES / October 16, 2019

“Chronicle Prism… represents [Chronicle Books’] first foray into
non-fiction, narrative, ‘prescriptive’ publishing, with an emphasis
as much on the content’s depth as visual component.”

SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER / September 22, 2019

“In her new book, Scarred, Edmondson writes about the day she realized Raniere was a sexual predator.”

INSIDE EDITION / September 18, 2019

“Chronicle Books unveiled the name of its new imprint led by managing director Mark Tauber. Chronicle Prism will focus on narrative, prescriptive, and inspirational nonfiction on a wide variety of subjects.”

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY / March 12, 2019

“With this new imprint, we’re bringing Chronicle Books’ distinctive design sensibility, creative aesthetic, and unmistakable spirit into new subject categories. Chronicle Prism will publish titles that stand out for the quality of their editorial content as well as their exceptional design and peerless book-as-object quality.”  —Tyrrell Mahoney, President, Chronicle Books

SHELF AWARENESS / March 12, 2019

“Chronicle Prism will publish its first books this fall and has already moved up the pub date for one of its inaugural titles, Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, the Cult That Bound My Life by Sarah Edmondson…. Mahoney said that the launch of Prism, and the types of books it will publish, is a prime example of how Chronicle is looking to broaden the type of content it offers.”

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY / July 19, 2019

“One of NXIVM’s top recruiters—who blew the whistle on the whole operation—reflects on her 12 years in the cult.”

DR. OZ / September 17, 2019

"WENGER: Life and Lessons in Red and White will chart the rise of the ex-chief of Arsenal Football Club (London) to becoming one of the most successful and celebrated soccer managers of all time."

PRESS RELEASE / December 2, 2019

“By and large, memoirs just aren’t something that I’m attracted to…. but [Between Heaven and Hell] just poured out of me and I didn’t give a s–.”

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE / January 14, 2020

Salon founder David Talbot almost died—and found that what life meant to him after was completely transformed.”

SALON / January 19, 2020

“I think the empathy piece is so crucial here.” —Detox Your Thoughts author Andrea Bonior, PhD

CNN – THE LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER / May 6, 2020

“What goes on with Rabid Rudy, / Monster of ineptitudy? / Dumpty’s spinning weather vane / Botched his mission in Ukraine.”

THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT / May 14, 2020

“In this day and age, I really feel like it's incumbent on all of us to make our voices heard.”

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER / May 15, 2020

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