HARD WORK It’s here! It’s here!

It is not very often that Algonquin publishes a book with a hard on-sale date (meaning no one is allowed to sell the book before a certain day). There is something about those orange stickers that immediately heightens the excitement!

It's not very often that Algonquin publishes a book with a hard On Sale Date (meaning no one is allowed to sell the book before a certain day). There's something about those orange stickers that immediately heightens the excitement!

On Sale November 3rd!

On Sale November 3rd!

We’ve been working around the clock to make sure everyone knows about Coach Roy Williams’ first book, Hard Work; A Life On and Off the Court, when it goes on sale November 3rd.

For die-hard Carolina fans (like myself), this book is priceless, filled with insider-y, engrossing sports writing. For example, to find out what Coach said during halftime of the Final Four Michigan State game: The Tarheels were down 5 points heading into the half, but after a 15-minute break, they came out with a mission and went on to win 87-71. When you read Coach’s pep talk in Chapter 9, you’ll understand exactly how they pulled off that dramatic reversal.

Coach also talks about how he got his start in coaching; his time working with Coach Dean Smith; his many successful years at Kansas; and the difficult decision to head back to Carolina. This is truly the behind-the-scenes stories that fans dream about!

But more than that, for those of you who may not know that there is a difference between Duke Blue and Carolina Blue, this is an amazing story of an extremely successful coach, and the life lessons, obstacles and, above all, Hard Work that made him who he is today.

We’re excited to be launching the book’s website today–www.roywilliamsbook.com–to coincide with the upcoming publication. Watch the inspiring video trailer, find out where Coach will be appearing to sign copies, learn more about the book, and pre-order your copy!

We’ll keep you updated as the book is launched. Coach will be on the “Charlie Rose Show“, NPR’s “Morning Edition“, NYTimes.com, Time.com, SportsIllustrated.com, and much more!

On Sale November 3rd. You won’t want to miss this book!

Bull's Head Bookshop, on UNC's campus, is ready for their Nov. 5th event with Coach Williams

Bull's Head Bookshop, on UNC's campus, is ready for the Nov. 5th event with Coach Williams.

-Katie

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