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September 30 @ 8:00 pm

An Evening with R.J. Palacio & Josh Radnor discussing PONY

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Date:
September 30
Time:
8:00 pm

Venue

On ZOOM

Books & Books and Random House present…

A VIRTUAL EVENING

WITH R.J. PALACIO

In Conversation with Josh Radnor

discussing

Pony 

(Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99)

Thursday, September 30, 8 PM ET | Via Zoom

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The worldwide phenomenon Wonder showed over 13 million readers how to choose kind. Now, Books & Books is excited to present the #1 New York Times bestselling author back with an enthralling adventure that will show readers how to choose courage. A modern classic about a boy on a quest to rescue his father, with only a ghost as his companion and a mysterious pony as his guide.

Tickets are $17.99 (+ tax/fee/shipping)and includes a copy of Pony. Once you make your purchase, we will send you a Zoom link that will give you access to the event via private link. See below for detailed information on tickets.


About the Book:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Wonder comes a new American classic about a boy on a quest to find his father, guided by a ghost and a mysterious pony. Part True Grit, part Where the Red Fern Grows, Pony is an enthralling story of adventure, friendship, and the invisible bonds that connect us.

Twelve-year-old Silas is awoken in the dead of night by three horsemen who arrive unannounced to take his father away. Silas is left shaken, scared, and alone, except for the presence of his companion, Mittenwool . . . who happens to be a ghost. But when a pony shows up at his door, Silas knows what he has to do. He will set out on a perilous journey across a vast American landscape to find his father—a journey that will ultimately connect him with his past and future, and the unfathomable mysteries of the world around him.

R.J. Palacio spins a harrowing yet distinctly beautiful tale about the power of love and the connections that bind us across the expanses of distance and time. For young readers who love the poignant depth of The Yearling or Because of Winn-Dixie, and adult fans of True Grit or the lean, searing prose of Cormac McCarthy, this is one of those rare books for readers of all ages with the makings of a modern classic.


About the Author:

R.J. PALACIO is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Wonder, which has sold over 12 million copies worldwide. The book’s message inspired the Choose Kind movement and has been embraced by readers around the world, with the book published in over 50 languages. Wonder was made into a blockbuster movie starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay. Palacio’s other bestselling books include 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts, Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories, the picture book We’re All Wonders, and the graphic novel White Bird, which is currently being filmed as a major motion picture starring Gillian Anderson and Helen Mirren. Palacio lives in Brooklyn with her husband, two sons, and two dogs.


About the Moderator:

JOSH RADNOR is an actor, writer, director, musician and RJ Palacio fan originally from
Columbus, Ohio. As an actor he has starred in long-running television shows (How I Met Your Mother), short-running television shows (Rise, Mercy Street), films (Joey Soloway’s debut feature “Afternoon Delight”), on Broadway (The Graduate, Disgraced), and off. He is currently co-starring/hunting Nazis with Al Pacino in “Hunters” on Amazon Prime. He wrote and directed two feature films (Happythankyoumoreplease & Liberal Arts) both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival before being released in theaters, the former winning the 2010 Audience Award. For the last few years he’s been making music with the Aussie musician Ben Lee as Radnor & Lee. He recently released his first solo EP “One More Then I’ll Let You Go” on Flower Moon Records. He lives in Los Angeles.


Ticket Guidelines:

  • U.S. GENERAL ADMISSION (Includes book and U.S shipping): The purchase of this ticket admits (1) one person into the special, limited capacity virtual event and includes (1) one copy of Pony (Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99 + tax and fee). Please note that a fee of $6 is included for U.S. domestic shipping of the book. Copies of PONY will also come with a custom, signed bookplate while supplies last.

When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address and phone number.


All books will be shipped AFTER the event.

When completing your order, please make sure that you include your complete shipping address and phone number.

Please note: Due to the pandemic the post office is being challenged by increased volume, staffing issues, and safety measures. Most orders within the U.S. deliver in about 10 business days from the date the book ships. International orders usually take longer and vary depending on the country of destination. We cannot guarantee the exact date of delivery, however, will do our best to make it as swift as possible. Thank you for your understanding.