April 2, 2015


The Jewish Book Council's Beth Kissilef's interview with George is part of the Council's on-line series The Prosen People.


Click on the photo at right to read the full interview.



November 25, 2014


George was interviewed by Deborah Kalb for Book Q&A's with Deborah Kalb.


Click on the photo at right to read the full interview.



October 1, 2014


George was part of the Afridiaspora/The Salon fiction panel at BookCourt Sept 30 with novelists Deji Olukotun (Nigerians in Space), Nana Brew-Hammond (Powder Necklace), and Alain Patrice Nganang (Dog Days). Thanks to our host Nana-Ama Kyerematen of Afridiaspora, and Chiwoniso Kaitano and Martin Rowe of The Salon@BookCourt.

September 24, 2014


A great night of fiction with novelists Mary Morris and Amy Brill joining George at Brooklyn's Spoke The Hub last night.  The event was hosted by Chiwoniso Kaitano and Donnaldson Brown.

September 22, 2014


George's essay on the music that inspired and influenced The Ambassadors has just been published at Largehearted Boy.  Click the logo to read the piece and link to an audio playlist of all the tracks.

September 17, 2014


It was a packed house at the Park Slope Community Bookstore in Brooklyn last night for George's The Ambassadors book launch.


September 9, 2014


The Daily Beast published George's essay -- "We Interrupt This Broadcast" -- on the transition from television news producer to debut novelist in writing The Ambassadors. Click the Daily Beast logo to read the essay.

September 9, 2014


George has been interviewed by writer Doreen Akiyo Yomoah in Authorlink.  The interview was conducted from Yomoah's base in Dakar, Senegal.  Click on the Authorlink logo to read the entire interview.

September 6, 2014


The trailer for The Ambassadors has been released.  Visit the Videos page to watch it.

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September 1, 2014


The Ambassadors is available for pre-order, and some copies may even be found in your local independent bookstore.













George Lerner The Ambassadors on shelves
George Lerner The Ambassadors on shelves

Pre-order The Ambassadors at any of the following booksellers:

June 20 2014




THE AMBASSADORS's official launch party takes place Tuesday, September 16 at the Community Bookstore in Park Slope, Brooklyn.   George will read from and discuss his new novel.




Tuesday, September 16


Community Bookstore

143 7th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

(718) 783-3075



Store website




April 7 2014




THE AMBASSADORS will be published by Pegasus Books in September 2014.