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Authors of the Month: March

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Ashley Jones in conversation with Tony Grooms

The Georgia Center for the Book is pleased to present an evening with Ashley Jones, in conversation with author Tony Grooms. Magic City Gospel is a love song to Birmingham, the Magic City of the South. In traditional forms and free verse poems, 2015 Rona Jaffe Writer s Award-winner Ashley M. Jones takes readers on a historical, geographical, cultural, and personal journey through her life...

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Pearl McHaney, Connecting Lines:  Choices and Their Consequences

Choices and Their Consequences: Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Lois Lowry’s The Giver. In each of these novels, classics of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the protagonists are faced with nearly overwhelming odds as they revolt against the status quo of their cultures. How Huck Finn and Jonas come to realize their worlds as drastically flawed and how they make decisions suggest to...

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Bruce Feiler

From the New York Times bestselling author of Walking the Bible and Abraham comes a revelatory journey across four continents and 4,000 years exploring how Adam and Eve introduced the idea of love into the world, and how they continue to shape our deepest feelings about relationships, family, and togetherness. Containing all the humor, insight, and wisdom that have endeared Bruce Feiler to readers around...

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Ree Drummond Book Signing

In partnership with Little Shop of Stories, the Georgia Center for the Book is pleased to present Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond, who will discuss her newest picture book, Little Ree! Little Shop will be on hand with plenty of her cookbooks and delightful picture books for sale that evening. Doors open at 6:30pm. PLEASE NOTE that this is a signing only. Ree WILL NOT...

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Taylor Brown

In partnership with A Cappella Books, Georgia Center for the Book is pleased to welcome the bestselling author The Fallen Land, Taylor Brown, who will discuss his latest novel The River of Kings. In The River of Kings, Taylor Brown artfully weaves three narrative strands—two brothers’ journey down an ancient river, their father’s tangled past, and the buried history of the river’s earliest people—to evoke...

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Anna Schachner

You and I and Someone Else, Anna Schachner’s debut novel channels the heart of the South and the depth of love. Frannie Lewis has a lot of bad history with men, starting with the first one she ever met. She’s watched her aloof father disappear in the summers to work with a traveling carnival, seen her mother grow ever more suspicious and resentful. All...

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March Events

:Monday 27th:

Ashley Jones in conversation with Tony Grooms

:Wednesday 29th:

Pearl McHaney, Connecting Lines: Choices and Their Consequences

:Wednesday 29th:

Bruce Feiler

:Thursday 30th:

Ree Drummond Book Signing

April Events

:Monday 3rd:

Taylor Brown

:Tuesday 4th:

Anna Schachner

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