May 17, 2018

Featured on PlayerFM

“Chronicling their experience traveling the country in a single-engine prop plane, the married duo share what they learned about America’s smaller communities that are often overlooked by the media.”

May 16, 2018

Featured in the GV Wire

“Forget National Dysfunction. America’s Cities Are Blooming. Fresno Among Them.”

May 15, 2018

Featured on KQED

“The two discovered an optimism for the future of America, which Fallows says is a departure from the popular narrative that America has lost its way.”

May 14, 2018

Featured on WBUR

May 14, 2018

Featured in The New York Times

“Most of the cities tell a redemption story about themselves. They had a booming industry; it collapsed; now they are rebuilding with new industries and new wealth.”

May 14, 2018

Featured on The Press-Enterprise

“Redlands native James Fallows and his wife Deborah have been crisscrossing the U.S. in a single-engine prop airplane searching for answers to what does and does not make this country work.”

May 11, 2018

Featured in the Greenville News

“If Greenville had a “separated at birth” twin city, the most likely candidate is Burlington, Vermont, according to James and Deborah Fallows, co-authors of the book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America.”

May 11, 2018

Featured in the Minneapolis Star Tribune

“As the authors dropped from the sky into communities from Sioux Falls, S.D., to Duluth, to Ajo, N.M., to Burlington, Vt., to St. Mary’s, Ga., they slowly pieced together a list of qualities that determine why some communities make it and others don’t. Among them: innovative schools, true public-private partnerships and real, thriving downtowns.”

May 10, 2018

Featured in the Emporia Gazette

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May 09, 2018

Featured by the Erie Reader

“An impulse for soon-to-be readers clutching a copy of Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America will be to wonder whether they’ve visited or lived where James and Deborah Fallows have traveled over the course of four years. “

May 09, 2018

Interviewed by Len Edgerly

May 09, 2018

Featured on Curbed

“Our Towns is admittedly an anecdotal analysis. But the Fallows’ on-and-off journeys between 2012 and 2017, when they studied more than two dozen communities in so-called flyover country by flying themselves across the country in a single-engine plane, found common threads between seemingly disparate communities.”

May 08, 2018

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“Why Young Americans Are Increasingly Moving to Small Towns”

May 08, 2018

Featured on Fox News Radio

“James & Deborah Fallows,joined Brian Kilmeade to discuss their book “Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America” which chronicles their journey visiting small towns in the heart of America”

May 08, 2018

Featured by the University of Redlands

“James and Deborah Fallows, University of Redlands distinguished fellows and honorary degree recipients, will be speaking at the University on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, as part of a national tour for their new book, Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America.”

May 08, 2018

Featured on BookPage

“Co-authoring a travel memoir can be tricky, but the Fallows team pulls it off like the professionals they are.”