Monthly Archives: December 2012

ARCHBISHOP RYAN H.S. (PA) Creates Video Trailer for Imperfect

imperfectStudents from Archibiship Ryan High School in Philadelphia, PA recently created a video trailer for Imperfect: An Improbable Life, by Jim Abbott and Tim Brown, which they are reading as part of their One Book, One School program.  Imperfect is former Major League Baseball pitcher Abbott’s honest and insightful memoir about the insecurities — on and off of the field — of a life spent without a right hand. The book, currently available in hardcover, will be published in paperback March 2013.
View Archibiship Ryan High School’s video trailer here:http://tinyurl.com/d62dqy6
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RSVP for Random House Events at First-Year Experience® 2013

FYECocktailInviteFinalFYELuncheonInviteFinal The 2013 meeting of the First-Year Experience®—February 23rd-26th in Orlando, FL—is on the horizon.  If you are planning to attend we invite you to join us at our Cocktail & Conversations event on the evening of Sunday, February 24th, as well as the Ninth Annual Random House Author Luncheon on Monday, February 25th.  Please see below for more information.

Cocktails & Conversations
Sunday, February 24th
Click here for the official invitation: http://tiny.cc/8hmhow

Featuring:
*BEN CASNOCHA, co-author of The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career
*CHARLES DUHIGG, author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Ninth Annual Random House Author Luncheon
Monday, February 25th
Click here for the official invitation: http://tinyurl.com/bwjs7o4

Featuring:
*SUSAN CAIN, Author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
*DONOVAN CAMPBELL, author of The Leader’s Code:  Mission, Character, Service, and Getting the Job Done
*ERNEST CLINE, author of Ready Player One: A Novel
*KRISTEN IVERSEN, author of Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
*JERRY MCGILL, author of Dear Marcus: A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me

 Space is limited.  You may RSVP for either or both events at http://www.randomhouse.com/acmart/invite/

We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!

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Jonathan Kozol, author of Fire in the Ashes, Speaks with NPR

Fire in the AshesJonathan Kozol is the National Book Award-winning author of Savage Inequalities and Amazing Grace.  He has been working with children in inner-city schools for nearly fifty years. His newest book, Fire in the Ashes, is recommended Common Reading.

Listen to the interview here: http://tinyurl.com/bna6dux

 

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