Author videos from previous First-Year Experience® Conferences (2009-2012), featuring prominent authors such as Tracy Kidder (MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS), Warren St. John (OUTCASTS UNITED) and Blake Mycoskie (START SOMETHING THAT MATTERS), are now accessible via the Common Reads YouTube page. Just check the Playlists tab.
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As a “thank you” for reading, we’re giving away copies of Pulitzer prize-winning author Tracy Kidder’s newest book, Strength in What Remains. The first 5 people to comment get one!
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Looking for dyamic speakers for your common reading program?
Consider the great authors we featured at our luncheon program last February at the 2009 Freshman Year Experience conference in Orlando, FL.
Visit our Freshman Year Reading webpage to view videos of talks given by Donovan Campbell (Joker One), Louise Steinmann (The Souvenir), Michael Greenberg (Hurry Down Sunshine), John Elder Robison (Look Me in the Eye), and Tracy Kidder (Mountains Beyond Mountains and Strength in What Remains). While you’re there, click on the book title to see more about each author’s book.
You’ll also find audio recordings of each talk on the Freshman Year Reading page.
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