Social Events

YPG hosts monthly happy hours and social events that provide fun opportunities to meet your publishing colleagues in a casual setting.

YPG Enjoys Brews and Board Games at Fat Cat

YPG Enjoys Brews and Board Games at Fat Cat

On Wednesday, April 25, at 5:30 pm, about 25 YPG members from a collection of AAP member houses and several literary agencies gathered at Fat Cat to kick back and relax at a somewhat different kind of happy hour...
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Put to Pasture: YPG Book to Film Club Takes on a Not-So-Pretty Film Version of All the Pretty Horses

Put to Pasture: YPG Book to Film Club Takes on a Not-So-Pretty Film Version of All the Pretty Horses

On Wednesday, April 18, a solid group of YPG members gathered at the AAP offices to watch the 2000 film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses (Vintage, 1993), directed by Billy Bob Thornton and starring Matt Damon, Henry Thomas, and Penelope Cruz. Read on for their perhaps surprising take!
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Big Lessons from a Small Girl: YPG’s Book to Film Club Reviews Matilda

Big Lessons from a Small Girl: YPG’s Book to Film Club Reviews Matilda

It was a small and excited group of YPGers that hunkered down on Wednesday, October 12, in a conference room at Penguin's offices to watch the film adaptation of Matilda--a tiny girl with an outsized intellect who meets her match when she starts school at Crunchem Hall!
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Hungry for the Games: YPG Does Battle on Hunger Games Trivia Night

Hungry for the Games: YPG Does Battle on Hunger Games Trivia Night

On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, around sixty YPG members from twelve AAP member houses and several literary agencies gathered at the AAP New York offices to duke it out on YPG's first ever Trivia Night devoted to The Hunger Games! Trivia Night made YPG members even more excited for the film's release, and will...
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Happy Birthday, YPG!

Happy Birthday, YPG!

Slainte was the perfect place to celebrate YPG's official birthday on March 15! There was talk of plans for St. Patrick's Day, upcoming YPG events, networking, and, of course, books!
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Just Push Play: YPG Book to Film Enjoys Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Just Push Play: YPG Book to Film Enjoys Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

At the latest Club gathering, 23 YPG members from more than 12 publishing houses and literary agencies gathered at Scholastic February 22 to watch the film adaptation of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Overall, consensus was that Nick and Norah translated well to the screen, changes, random cameos, and all!
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Next YPG Book to Film Club Viewing: All the Pretty Horses

Next YPG Book to Film Club Viewing: All the Pretty Horses

By popular vote, our next book to film selection will be All the Pretty Horses, by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf/Random House)! The viewing and discussion will take place on Wednesday, April 18, at the AAP New York offices (71 Fifth Avenue, second floor) at 7:00 pm.
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Get Involved with 20SomethingReads.com!

On Wednesday, February 29, TheBookReportNetwork.com launched a new website for readers in their twenties: 20SomethingReads.com, where twenty-something readers can talk about the books they're reading and the books they suggest you read as well
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YPG Book to Film Club Takes to Theaters for a Viewing of The Help

YPG Book to Film Club Takes to Theaters for a Viewing of The Help

As the summer rendition of the YPG Book to Film Club, YPG members gathered at the AMC Loews 19th Street East 6 to watch the film adaptation of The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Lively discussion over cocktails followed!
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YPG is Happy to Go “Back to School”

YPG is Happy to Go “Back to School”

On Tuesday, September 13th, approximately 50 YPG members kicked off the busy fall season at Scratcher for YPG’s "Back to School" Happy Hour. The low key, laid-back East Village bar ended up being the perfect spot for members to mix, mingle and enjoy $2 off drafts and well drinks.
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