Register for the 2019 Penguin Random House First-Year Experience® Conference Author Events!

By Kayleigh Voss | October 22 2018 | College & University Reads

 Penguin Random House Author Events at the 38th Annual First-Year Experience® Conference

Las Vegas, NV, February 16-19, 2019

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Clemantine Wamariya

Casey Gerald

Abdi Nor Iftin

Scott Harrison

Zachary Wood

Educated
A Memoir
9780399590504
Selected for common reading at: 
Hardcover

A Place for Us
A Novel
9781524763558
The inaugural acquisition for SJP for Hogarth, A Place for Us is a masterful portrait of a family caught between two cultures, and a resonant story of faith, tradition, identity, and belonging from a gifted young storyteller.
Hardcover

Not Quite Not White
Losing and Finding Race in America
9780143131380
"Captivating... [a] heartfelt account of how newcomers carve a space for themselves in the melting pot of America."--Publishers WeeklyA first-generation immigrant's "intimate, passionate look at race in America" (Viet Thanh Nguyen), an American's journey into the heart of not-whiteness.
Paperback

SHOUT
9780670012107
A New York Times bestseller and one of 2019's best-reviewed books, a poetic memoir and call to action from the award-winning author of Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson!
Hardcover
Age 14 and up
Grade 9 & Up

What the Eyes Don't See
A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City
9780399590856
A New York Times Notable Book
Paperback

Futureface
A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging
9780812987508
Selected for common reading at Western Washington University                
Paperback

My Brother Moochie
Regaining Dignity in the Face of Crime, Poverty, and Racism in the American South
9781590518601
A rare first-person account that combines a journalist's skilled, objective reporting and insightful writing with the raw emotion of a younger brother's heart-felt testimony of what his own family went through for decades after his eldest brother killed a man, pleaded guilty, and received a sentence of life in prison
Hardcover