Next Thursday, March 3, 5:00 pm, I will be having my first book launch event at Vanier College (in the STEM Centre, D-301) for Getting Physics: Nature's Laws as a Guide to Life. I would love to see science enthusiasts there, particularly current and former students of mine.
I am thinking about how the event should run. I have been to book signings before and they always include some readings from the newly published book. My hope is that some of my current and former students could share some of the reading duties with me. After all, this book was written with them in mind. The schedule I envision is:
5:00 - 5:30 pm: hors d'ouevres and schmooze
5:30 - 6:00 pm: speeches and short readings from book
6:00 - 6:30 pm: book purchase and signing
My college issued a press release yesterday, so I am also hoping to make the rounds with local Montreal media.
It will be my pleasure to share this moment with readers of this blog who happen to live in my city. There will be no book tour, so I am contemplating ways to reach a wider audience. For now, I am starting with my stomping grounds, and seeing where it goes from there.
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