“The Paris of Appalachia” Pittsburgh: Past, Present and Future

March 29, 2011

Speaker:   Brian O’Neill, Post-Gazette Columnist

Mr O’Neill will have copies of his book for sale and will happily sign them.

Information from Post-Gazette website Post-Gazette columnist Brian O’Neill’s new book The Paris of Appalachia: Pittsburgh in the Twenty-first Century, describes what makes the city unique, loveable and occasionally frustrating. Newsweek  columnist Howard Fineman calls it, “a great conversation on a Pittsburgh tavern barstool.” Actor and Pittsburgh native Michael Keaton says, “This guy gets it.” Order today – for a limited time, each copy from the PG Store is signed by O’Neill.

Brian O’Neill is a winner of the Associated Press Managing Editors of Pennsylvania award for column writing, a past winner of the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers’ Keystone Award for column writing, as well as a winner of regional honors.

A graduate of Syracuse University, O’Neill lives on the city’s North Side with his wife and two daughters.

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