Oprah is trying to change the dialogue surrounding trauma. In hopes of helping people feel more accepting of what they have been through, she and Dr. Bruce Perry will release a new book, What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing, on April 27.
"Most of us have experienced various levels of trauma that have informed how we operate and interact in the world," Oprah writes on Instagram. She continued, "We hope that through these pages, we help people hold more empathy for themselves and others as we learn to shift from asking “What’s wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?”
In true Oprah fashion, she's gathering friends and hosting a (virtual) book tour to get the conversation rolling. You definitely don't want to miss the live events or get a copy of what will surely be a bestseller.
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When is Oprah's virtual book tour?
Dr. Bruce Perry and Oprah will host five live book talks. The dates are as follows:
• Tuesday, April 27 at 7pm EST
• Wednesday, April 28 at 7pm EST
• Thursday, April 29 at 7pm EST
• Sunday, May 2 at 4pm EST
• Monday, May 3 at 7pm EST
How do I get tickets to Oprah's virtual book tour?
Various bookstores are selling tickets to the virtual events. Prices start at $29 and up. You can select the event you wish to attend online.
Who are Oprah's guest speakers on the virtual book tour?
Oprah and Dr. Bruce Perry will be in conversation with guests. They are as follows:
• Jay Shetty on Tuesday, April 27
• Gayle King on Wednesday, April 28
• Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell on Thursday, April 29
• Rob Lowe on Sunday, May 2
• Arianna Davis on Monday, May 3
Danielle is a writer for woman&home and My Imperfect Life, where she particularly enjoys covering lifestyle and entertainment news. She was previously the editor of Time Out New York Kids and a news editor at Elite Daily. When she's not working, you can find her reading a good book and enjoying a cup of coffee. Follow her @dvwrites.
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