14 February 2012

New Contest for Edin Road Radio

Got this from the Edin Road Radio site and thought I'd pass it on:

I am so excited to announce that Edin Road Radio is partnering with HarperCollins Publishing to give away two autographed copies of the book Agorafabulous by author Sara Benincasa.

Benincasa has been receiving rave reviews for Agorafabulous, looking at the odd and quirky lifestyle she’s forged from her own mental illness. The book description is:

“I subscribe to the notion that if you can laugh at the shittiest moments in your life, you can transcend them. And if other people can laugh at your awful shit as well, then I guess you can officially call yourself a comedian.”

In Boston, a college student fears leaving her own room—even to use the toilet. In Pennsylvania, a meek personal assistant finally confronts a perpetually enraged gay spiritual guru. In Texas, a rookie high school teacher deals with her male student’s unusually, er, hard personal problem. Sara Benincasa has been that terrified student, that embattled employee, that confused teacher—and so much more. Her hilarious memoir chronicles her attempts to forge a wonderfully weird adulthood in the midst of her lifelong struggle with agoraphobia, depression, and unruly hair.

Relatable, unpretentious, and unsentimental, Agorafabulous! celebrates eccentricity, resilience, and the power of humor to light up even the darkest corners of our lives. (There are also some sexy parts, but they’re really awkward. Like really, really awkward.)

I’m reading this right now and it truly is a wonderful read. And you can have one of two copies signed by the author.

To enter, send an email with the subject of “Agorafabulous Contest” and include your name and mailing address in the body of the email — send that to radio@edinroad.com. Entries must have all of this information or they will be discarded.

The contest will run from today, 2/14 until midnight on Monday, 2/27. Winners will be chosen and announced on our show on Tuesday, 2/28, as well as here on the blog and through our Facebook pages.

Special thanks to HarperCollins for including Edin Road Radio in this giveaway! And, make sure to send those entries in early! Good luck to all.

No comments: