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HCC and HoCo PoLitSo Sponsor March 3 Book Talk by Author Jim Yardley

February 10, 2012

What:Book talk and signing by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jim Yardley of “Brave Dragons: A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach and Two Cultures Clashing” and Bureau Chief in Delhi, India for “The New York Times.”

March 3, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.



Monteabaro Recital Hall
Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center
Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland


Howard Community College’s Social Sciences Division, Office of Student Life, and the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society sponsor this book talk and signing with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jim Yardley. “Brave Dragons…” employs a basketball team in China as a vehicle to discuss intercultural connections and contentions between the United States and China. There will be discussion and light refreshments following the event.

More Information:For more information, contact Vlad Marinich at 443-518-4946 or This event is free and open to the public.
About HCC:

Howard Community College (HCC) is a publicly funded two-year community college serving the educational needs of the citizens and employers in Howard County, Maryland since 1970. With its slogan, “You Can Get There from Here,” the college has forged a variety of partnerships to offer career and transfer programs to over 29,000 students annually at its main campus in Columbia, the Ecker Business Training Center, and Laurel College Center. Located midway between two major metropolitan areas, Washington DC and Baltimore, MD, Howard Community College is an affordable, community-based institution that has long been recognized for its ability to inspire learning, and the lifelong pursuit of personal and professional goals. Among its many awards is the prestigious U.S. Senate Productivity Award for organizational performance excellence.