Open House

Lauren Graham meets with fans and signs copies of her debut novel, SOMEDAY, SOMEDAY, MAYBE, at a past Open House.

Lauren Graham meets with fans and signs copies of her debut novel, SOMEDAY, SOMEDAY, MAYBE, at a past Open House.


Open House is a unique semi-annual event that brings together the biggest names in publishing for a full day of interactive author panels and book signings at Random House’s New York offices. Readers get a behind-the-books look at what’s new at this all-inclusive day, which includes breakfast, snacks, lunch, a cocktail reception, and a canvas tote bag full of books and goodies. 


Event details

What's Included

  • Panels with featured authors and experts
  •  Book signings, including yet-to-be-released titles
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and a cocktail reception
  • Random House tote bag, filled with books and other goodies


Date & Time

Friday, May 1, 2015

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


New York, NY

Random House  

1745 Broadway


“I've always been interested in publishing and was grateful for the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes experience.”

“I'm a lover of books, many genres, and wanted to do something nice for myself.”

“Honestly, it came down to the massive value offered at a price that was truly ‘a steal.’”


Featured Sessions

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 Emily Giffin 

Emily Giffin is the author of seven New York Times bestselling novels: Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Baby Proof, Love the One You’re With, Heart of the Matter, Where We Belong, and The One & Only. A graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law, she lives in Atlanta with her husband and three young children.



Annie Barrows

Annie Barrows is the co-author, with her aunt Mary Ann Shaffer, of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a runaway New York Times bestseller that was named one of the ten best books of the year by Time and USA Today. She is also the author of the children’s series Ivy and Bean as well as The Magic Half and its sequel, Magic in the Mix. Her forthcoming novel, The Truth According to Us, will be released on June 9. She lives in Berkeley, California.



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