SEAN PENN-Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff

Tuesday, April 3 at 7PM

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Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff

In Conversation with Douglas Brinkley

at Central Presbyterian Church








  • Tickets will be available on February 12, 2018 at 12PM.
  • Tickets are only available via Brown Paper Tickets. They are not available in-store. 
  • One ticket is $28 (plus service fee) and includes one copy of Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff with a signed book plate (signature only, no personalization).
  • Each ticket admits ONE person to the Central Presbyterian Church for this event.
  • Seating is general admission; first come, first served. 


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Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff by two-time Academy Award-winning actor, writer, and director is Mr. Penn’s first novel. The darkly humorous novel tells the picaresque story of Bob Honey, a middle-aged, divorced, disillusioned man living in a nondescript house on a nondescript street in Woodview, California. Bob Honey is a man of many trades—sewage specialist, purveyor of pyrotechnics, contract killer for a mysterious government agency that pays in small bills. 


Sean Penn won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performances in Mystic River and Milk, and received Academy Award nominations as Best Actor for Dead Man WalkingSweet and Lowdown, and I Am Sam. He has worked as an actor, writer, producer, and director on over one hundred theater and film productions. His journalism has appeared in the San Francisco ChronicleThe Nation, and HuffPo. This is his first novel.  


Douglas Brinkley is a professor of history at Rice University, the CNN Presidential Historian, and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Audubon. The Chicago Tribune has dubbed him “America’s new past master.” His recent Cronkite won the Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism and was a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year. The Great Deluge won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He is a member of the Society of American Historians and the Council on Foreign Relations. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and three children.

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Event date: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501189043
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria Books - March 27th, 2018

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