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Mark Billingham and Karin Slaughter

Join us for a special evening as bestselling author Mark Billingham joins New York Times bestseller Karin Slaughter on the Georgia Center for the Book stage to discuss their latest novels, Die for Shame and Pretty Girls.

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Carol Anderson

As Ferguson, Missouri, erupted in August 2014, and media commentators across the ideological spectrum referred to the angry response of African Americans as ”black rage,?? historian Carol Anderson wrote a remarkable op-ed in the Washington Post showing that this was, instead, ”white rage at work. With so much attention on the flames,?? she writes, ”everyone had ignored the kindling.?? Since 1865 and the passage of...

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The Jekyll Island Chronicles

The creative team behind the debut graphic novel series The Jekyll Island Chronicles joins us to discuss their work, the process of creating a graphic novel and what we can expect from them in the future.

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Gillian Royes and Lili Wright

The Georgia Center for the Book is pleased to welcome Lili Wright and Gillian Royes, who will discuss their novels The Rhythm of the August Rain and Dancing With the Tiger.

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Dan A. Aldridge Jr.

The story of the first airplane flight in Georgia has not been told correctly in more than one hundred years. The year given for this flight, 1907, is not correct, the plane identified as the first to fly never got off the ground, and Ben T. Epps, Sr. is incorrectly credited, solely, with achieving this feat. To Lasso the Clouds sets the historical record...

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Poetry Atlanta Presents...

Join us for another evening of poetry with Poetry Atlanta, hosted by local poety and author, Collin Kelley.

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June Events

:Tuesday 28th:

Mark Billingham and Karin Slaughter

July Events

:Monday 11th:

Carol Anderson

:Wednesday 13th:

The Jekyll Island Chronicles

:Monday 18th:

Gillian Royes and Lili Wright

:Monday 25th:

Dan A. Aldridge Jr.

:Tuesday 26th:

Poetry Atlanta Presents...

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