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ETHAN HAWKE - Rules for a Knight

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
603 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703-5413


Tuesday, November 24 at 7PM

Academy Award Nominee 

Speaking & Signing
Rules for a Knight










We're pleased to once again welcome accomplished actor and author Ethan Hawke to BookPeople. Tonight, he'll discuss his new novel, Rules for a Knight, a parable that--in the story of a young man's journey toward a life of authenticity and meaning--captures the instinctive movement of the heart toward truth and beauty. It is 1483, and Sir Thomas Lemuel Hawke, a Cornish knight, is about to ride into battle. On the eve of his departure, he composes a letter to his four young children, consisting of twenty virtues that provide instruction on how to live a noble life, and on all the lessons, large and small, that he might have imparted to them himself were he not expecting to die on the battlefield.

The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing and include a copy of Rules for a Knight


  • The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public.
  • Tickets are required to join the signing line and include a copy of Rules for a Knight. Books will be received at the signing table the evening of the event. 
  • Tickets are available in-store and via Tickets cost as much as one copy of Rules for a Knight (plus tax). 
  • Tickets are lettered. After Hawke speaks, we will call people up to the signing line according to ticket letter. 


If you cannot make it to the event, you can order a signed, personalized copy of Rules for a Knight. ORDER A SIGNED COPY HERE. We ship all over the world!


Ethan Hawke is best known for his starring roles in the motion pictures Dead Poets Society, Reality Bites, Gattaca, Before Sunrise, Hamlet and Training Day, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. He is the cofounder and artistic director of the Malaparte Theater Company, based in New York, and the author of the novels The Hottest State and Ash Wednesday. He lives in New York with his wife and two children.