• New York Times Bestseller
  • 2016 Books for a Better Life Award Winner
  • Strategy + Business Best Business Book of 2015
  • 800-CEO-READ Best Business Book of 2015 Nominee
  • 2016 Axiom Business Book Awards Gold Medalist
A Curious Mind is a window on Brian Grazer's restless, relentless, remarkable imagination. It is a captivating account of how the simple act of asking questions can change your life.
- Malcolm Gladwell
A powerful tribute to the ways innovation and disruptive thinking stem from a common trait: curiosity.
- Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, Author of Lean In
Ran into my fav film producer @BrianGrazer today. His new book A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Better Life drops next month. Can't wait.
- Larry King
In A Curious Mind, Brian Grazer not only captures the essence and the potential of a great, curious mind, but he provides a wonderful perspective on what curiosity has meant to him and how it shaped his long and very successful career.
- Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company
As Brian’s friend and partner, while reading A Curious Mind I was returned to many key turning points in our movies and TV shows that were inspired by experiences he gained on his unique quest for understanding.
- Ron Howard, Chairman of Imagine Entertainment and Academy-Award Winning Director
To read a book written by one of the most creative and high quality human beings talking about his love affair with curiosity and how it can help you to have a more rewarding life is a real privilege.
- Robert K. Kraft, Owner of the Kraft Group/New England Patriots
To have a great life, you need to be curious. Curiosity is what makes us human and moves our world forward. Brian Grazer tells this story in an exceptional way and demonstrates how everyone can tap into curiosity to live a bigger life.
- Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google
I love Brian Grazer’s soulful message about the power of curiosity. He inspires, entertains, and shows how we can use curiosity to tap into the power of wonder and wisdom we are all born with.”
- Arianna Huffington, Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post and Author of Thrive

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Meet Brian Grazer

Brian Grazer is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy, and Grammy award-winning producer and New York Times bestselling. His films and television shows have been nominated for 43 Oscars® and 195 Emmys and he won the Best Picture Oscar for A Beautiful Mind.

In addition to A Beautiful Mind, Grazer produced the films American Gangster8 MileLiar Liar, Parenthood andSplash and the television series GeniusEmpire24, Arrested Development, Friday Night Lights andFelicity just to name a few.He also producedthe documentary The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years,which was a global hit both commercially and critically having won multiple awards including the 2017 Grammy for Best Music Film.

Grazer’s most recent film, the documentary Pavarottiopened this June. Additionally, Grazer is working on several film projects including the NY Times bestseller Hillbilly Elegy; Tick, Tick…Boom! directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda; Curious George based on the beloved children’s character; a re-imaging of the hit films Friday Night Lights and Fear; a biopic about Gucci Mane; and the documentary Rebuilding Paradise,which follows the community of Paradise, California, as it attempts to rebuild following the devastation of the 2018 California wildfires.

On the television side, Grazer is currently working on Wu-Tang: An American Saga with THE RZA and Alex Tse for Hulu, Swagger with Kevin Durant for Apple, Filthy Rich with Tate Taylor for FOX, Why Women Kill with Marc Cherry for CBS All Access, Langdon for NBC, and the third installment of Genius about the legendary “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, with Clive Davis and NatGeo. The Geniusanthology series is a critical success for Natgeo with Genius: Einstein garnering ten Emmy nominations in season one. The series’ second season, Genius: Picasso, received seven Emmy nominations, as well as multiple Golden Globe, Critics Choice and SAG nominations and awards.

Grazer has been honored by numerous organizations and was named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World.” His book, “A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life” was a NY Times bestseller. Grazer’s second book Face to Face: The Art of Human Connectionis set to be released in September 2019.

Grazer met his longtime friend and business partner Ron Howard in the early 1980’s andembarked on what is now one of the longest running partnerships in Hollywood. Their collaboration began in 1985 with the hit comedies Night Shiftand Splash, and in 1986 the two founded Imagine Entertainment, which they continue to run together as chairmen.


For media inquiries only (no work can be accepted), please contact Veronica Grazer at
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For speaking engagements, contact Kameryn Stanhouse at KamerynS@WashingtonSpeakers.com

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Hey, can I ask you a question?“So tell me, in a word or two, what is your dream?”Thanks!
If                        is your dream, tapping into your curiosity is the key to achieving it.