This year, Alex Gilvarry will be visiting Northeastern University on Tuesday September 8, 2015 to speak to the incoming class. This is a mandatory event for all new students. More information will be available on the Welcome Week website and in the materials distributed during Move-In.

Since all incoming students will have read Alex Gilvarry’s From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, the Department of English’s course College Writing (ENGL 1111) and other classes may use the First Pages book as a common discussion point throughout the first year.

How to get the book

The University Bookstore sells the book. It will be available at a 30% discount beginning June 15, 2015. Most major retailers also carry the book.