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YPG Book to Film Club: Silver Linings Playbook

YPG Book to Film Club:  Silver Linings Playbook

Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, based on the novel by Matthew Quick (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008). In this daring dramedy, former teacher Pat struggles with living with his parents and coming to terms with his ex-wife after a stint in a mental institution.
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BookExpo America 2013: Call for YPG Volunteers

BookExpo America reached out to YPG specifically to offer us an opportunity to volunteer at BEA 2013. Show dates are Thursday, May 30th through Saturday, June 1st at the Javits Center. Areas that need volunteers include prepping the author breakfasts, monitoring and running the autographing area, assisting the BEA conference program, preparing for and...
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YPG Bay Area Launches Book-to-Film Club with The Great Gatsby

YPG Bay Area Launches Book-to-Film Club with The Great Gatsby

"Gatsby? What Gatsby?"  Perhaps you remember it vaguely from English class, or perhaps you re-read it once a year – whatever your personal relationship with F. Scott Fitzgerald's greatest work, share your thoughts at our first Book-to-Film Club event on Saturday, May 11.
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YPG Book Bingo Night

YPG Book Bingo Night

B-I-N-G-O! Join us on Thursday, April 25 for some literary fun with YPG’s Book Bingo at Revival (129 E 15th St between Irving Place & 3rd Ave.) from 6-9PM. There will be book prizes for our Bingo winners. There will be alcohol (drink specials: $4 well drinks, $5 draft beer, $5 wine). And...
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YPG + RTW World Book Night Give-Away

YPG + RTW World Book Night Give-Away

It’s not too late to join us to support World Book Night 2013! As many of you already know, World Book Night is an annual celebration designed to spread a love of reading and books, to be held in the U.S. as well as the U.K. and Ireland on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. It...
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YPG Kids & Children’s Book Council’s ECC Spring Happy Hour

If you spend your days surrounded by picture books, middle grade, and YA—then this is a social event not to be missed! YPG Kids and the CBC’s Early Career Council are hosting a springtime happy hour for Children’s book-minded folk who want to mix ‘n’ mingle.
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YPG’s NBA House Party Donates over $3,000 to NBF’s BookUp

YPG’s NBA House Party Donates over $3,000 to NBF’s BookUp

It has been several months since 300-plus of you joined the YPG Planning Committee at Random House for the National Book Awards House Party. You have inevitably gotten good use out of your Baby Got Book tote bags as well, and we are proud to bring back those memories with the announcement that YPG...
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YPG Bay Area: Where Lit Gets Technical

We are living in the Venice of our time, the center of an economy dependent on the Internet, and yet San Francisco remains a historically literary city. Join these publishing trailblazers as they discuss how they blend tech and books seamlessly to thrive in a multimedia world. Gutenberg never saw this coming.
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YPG Bay Area Launch Success

YPG Bay Area Launch Success

The first YPG Bay Area event was a roaring success, with more than 40 young Bay Area professionals dropping by John Colins in San Francisco to mingle with theirs peers and get their first taste of YPG action. A big thanks to everyone who came out and celebrated Launch with us!
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Book to Film Club Recap: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Accepts the YPG Love It Deserves

Book to Film Club Recap: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Accepts the YPG Love It Deserves

The YPG Book to Film Club packed into a movie theater-esque conference room at Simon & Schuster last Wednesday night, February 20th, to view the adaptation of the much beloved YA novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. In this funny and touching coming-of-age story, an introvert high school freshman named Charlie is taken...
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