Books All Georgians Should Read

Authors of the Month: July

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Mike King

Most Americans have historically viewed the nation’s great public hospitals as refuges of last resort for poor and uninsured people. But these iconic institutions – some recently closed, some renamed, others rebuilt -- have also served as a safety valve for the nation’s highly profitable medical industrial complex. They are a key to understanding the evolution of America’s $3 trillion health care system, not...

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2016 Fall Book Preview

Back once again by popular demand is one of our most exciting programs for the end of the summer. Representatives from America’s biggest publishers will return to the library to talk about the exciting new books that will be published this fall. It’s a unique opportunity to get an advance look at notable upcoming book titles in the fields of biography, fiction, history, young...

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Angela Pisel

Angela Pisel’s poignant debut, With Love From the Inside, explores the complex relationship between a mother and a daughter, and their quest to discover the truth and whether or not love can prevail—even from behind bars.

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Jonathan Todres and Sarah Higinbotham

Human Rights in Children’s Literature investigates children’s rights under international law -- identity and family rights, the right to be heard, the right to be free from discrimination, and other civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights -- and considers the way in which those rights are embedded in children’s literature from Peter Rabbit to Horton Hears a Who! to Harry Potter. This book...

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2016 Books All Georgians Should Read Ceremony

The Georgia Center for the Book is pleased to present the 2016 Books All Georgians Should Read Ceremony. This will be the seventh installment of this prestigious list to be unveiled. Ten authors representing Adult literature and ten authors and illustrators representing Young People’s literature will be recognized for their literary achievements. Many of the authors appearing on the list will be present and...

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August Events

:Monday 8th:

Mike King

:Wednesday 10th:

2016 Fall Book Preview

:Thursday 11th:

Angela Pisel

:Monday 15th:

Jonathan Todres and Sarah Higinbotham

:Thursday 18th:

2016 Books All Georgians Should Read Ceremony

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