Category Archives: The Art of Racing in the Rain

In the Flesh or Between the Lines? The Benefits of Including the Author

As many all-campus and community reads organizers begin finalizing their decision for 2014 program titles, the account managers here at Books in Common often field an important question: why is it so critical for the author to participate, in person? We’ve worked with hundreds of event planners, on thousands of programs around the country. With nearly 100% agreement, the clients we work with say that having the author in the flesh dramatically increases the success of their programs.

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Last Book Standing: One Book One College in St. Petersburg

Garth Stein visits with a student at St. Petersburg College.

Winter doldrums are no problem at St. Petersburg College, Florida, which hosted Garth Stein for a visit this March and is still feeling the excitement. Read More »

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Surprise for Garth Stein, author of The Art of Racing in the Rain

Garth at Onondaga County Public Library

Garth Stein, author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, received a nice surprise when he visited Syracuse, New York. Read More »

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Garth Stein, author of “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” Visits SOTA

Garth Stein at SOTA

Garth took a trip down memory lane as he visited the Tacoma School of the Arts. Read More »

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Garth Stein, ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain,’ and Long Beach Reads One Book

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Catch an interview between Garth Stein, author of the NYT bestselling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, and Rich Archbold. The two will share the stage tonight for the finale of this year’s Long Beach Reads One Book.

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Hastings Reads welcomes Garth Stein and “The Art of Racing in the Rain”

Garth Stein at Hastings Reads

This March, Garth Stein visited Hastings, Minnesota for this year’s Hastings Read, where his New York Times bestselling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain (and YA edition Racing in the Rain: My Life as a Dog) was the subject of this year’s community reading project. After meeting with almost six hundred students and […]

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Garth Stein and “The Art of Racing in the Rain” in Aberdeen

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This February, Garth Stein made a second visit to the Stafford Creek Corrections Center. The book club read and discussed Garth’s New York Times bestselling novel, The Art of Racing in the Rain.

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Getting Excited about Garth Stein and “The Art of Racing in the Rain” at Long Beach

The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein

Long Beach Reads One Book is preparing for this year’s visit with Garth Stein, author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain. In the run-up to this year’s marquee author visit, the mayor announced The Art of Racing in the Rain with canine commentator Daisy. Catch it here. […]

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Gypsy Awards for Garth Stein’s “The Art of Racing in the Rain”

The Gypsy Rose Lee Awards celebrate Seattle theater achievements. David Hogan, who starred as Enzo in the Book-It Repertory Theatre’s adaptation of The Art of Racing in the Rain, won the award for best lead actor. The Art of Racing in the Rain is the New York Times bestselling novel of Garth Stein, one of […]

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Garth Stein and “The Art of Racing in the Rain” Impressed Stanwood Students

New York Times bestselling author Garth Stein

The school newspaper for Stanwood High School reported on a visit with Garth Stein, whose New York Times bestselling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain was selected for this year’s Stanwood-Camano Together We Read. Garth Stein visited both the school and the local library for speaking engagements. At the high school, Garth Stein […]

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