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WE ARE NOT LIKE THEM Book Discussion

April 6 @ 6:30 pm 8:00 pm

Join us from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, for a book discussion on WE ARE NOT LIKE THEM, one of the three books selected for the One Community, Three Books program. Authors Jo Piazza and Christine Pride will speak about the topic in the book and will answer attendees’ questions. (The authors will attend virtually; attendees can participate in person in Meeting Room C or through Zoom.)

Please send your questions for the authors before the event to edwardyoung@roundrocktexas.gov.

About the Authors

Jo Piazza is the national and international bestselling author of many critically acclaimed novels and nonfiction books including We Are Not Like Them, Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win, The Knockoff, and How to Be Married. Her work has been published in ten languages in twelve countries and four of her books have been optioned for film and television. A former editor, columnist and travel writer with Yahoo, Current TV and the New York Daily News, her work has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, New York magazine, Glamour, Elle, Time, Marie Claire, the Daily Beast, and Slate. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in economics and communication, a master’s in journalism from Columbia University, and a master’s in religious studies from New York University.

She lives in Philly with her husband, Nick Aster, and two young children.

Christine Pride is a writer, editor, and longtime publishing veteran. She’s held editorial posts at many different trade imprints, including Doubleday, Broadway, Crown, Hyperion, and Simon & Schuster. As an editor, Christine has published a range of books, with a special emphasis on inspirational stories and memoirs, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. As a freelance editorial consultant, she does select editing and proposal/content development, as well as teaching and coaching, and pens a regular column—“Race Matters”—for Cup of Jo. She lives in New York City.

About One Community, Three Books

The Round Rock Public Library and the Friends of the Library present One Community, Three Books—Round Rock Unites Through Reading, a community-wide reading program, March 21 through April 30, 2022. The goal of the program is to foster a community experience through reading, conversations, and programs.

Participants are invited to read at least one of three books: We Are Not Like Them by Christine Pride and Jo Piazza; What Unites Us by Dan Rather; and Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World about Kindness by Donna Janell Bowman.

Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, a relief grant to Humanities Texas (Grant #2021-6382).* (2021)


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