2017 One Book, One Community: MSU Academic Welcome featuring Saroo Brierley

EVENT DATE: 
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 9:00am

MSU Academic Welcome featuring Saroo Brierley
Monday, Aug. 28; 9 a.m.
Jack Breslin Student Events Center, MSU Campus
Saroo Brierley will address MSU's incoming class at the MSU Academic Welcome. Open to the general public.

The City of East Lansing and Michigan State University have chosen the book selection for the 2017 One Book, One Community (OBOC) program: “A Long Way Home” by Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose.

“A Long Way Home” is a #1 international bestseller based on the true story of author Saroo Brierley’s incredible journey from India to Australia and back again. After becoming separated from his brother, five-year-old Saroo boards a train in rural India in his desperate and frightened search to find his family...(read more)

Signature Events
Author Saroo Brierley will kick off the month-long OBOC program with a special community talk on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road. Following his engaging remarks and a moderated question-and-answer session, Brierley will sign books for attendees. Door open at 6:30pm, seating on a first come basis.

On Monday Aug. 28 at 9 a.m., Brierley will address MSU’s incoming class at the Academic Welcome in the Jack Breslin Student Events Center, 1 Birch Road.  Both events are FREE to the community.

For additional information and events, visit www.onebookeastlansing.com.