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Peter's forthcoming book, The Attachment Effect: Exploring the Powerful Ways Our Earliest Bond Shapes Our Relationships and Lives (Penguin Random House, 2018), is now available for pre-ordering from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online retailers. Publication date is June 5, 2018.

Remarks at Hall of Fame induction dinner of Brighton Schools Alumni Association; June 2, 2017

In the Neighborhood named a first selection by Action Book Club, a national program launched in 2017 by Little Free Library, Inc. to promote reading, community connection, and good works. For details, see the News page.

University of Virginia selects In the Neighborhood as required reading for undergraduate Forum on Mobility and Community.

In the Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time

In the Neighborhood
In the Neighborhood
Korean edition

"Lovenheim advances ideas about isolation in the modern world, and why a welcoming front porch is needed now more than ever."

Peter Lovenheim had lived on the same street in suburban Rochester, New York much of his life. But it was only after a brutal murder-suicide rocked the neighborhood that he was struck by a fact of modern life in contemporary American communities: No one really knew anyone else. Thus began Peter's search to meet and get to know his neighbors. Being inquisitive, he did more than just introduce himself. He asked, ever so politely, if he could sleep over.

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Korean edition of In the Neighborhood published by Book 21 in Seoul.

Inspired by Peter's book, on Christmas Eve, the Rev. Henry Brinton of Fairfax Presbyterian Church in Fairfax, Virginia delivered a sermon entitled, "The God Who Sleeps Over."

New York Times' Op-Ed Celebration

Featured in USA Today

Read Peter's article in Parade

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