Books All Georgians Should Read

Authors of the Month: May

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YATL Featuring Zoraida Cordova, Dhonielle Clayton, Julie Murphy, Scott Reintgen, and Mark Oshiro

The brain-child of Writer and Artist ,Jessi Esparza; former Bookseller and Author, Kimberly Jones; and Author, Photographer, and Writer, Vania Stoyanova, YATL is a zanny, Jimmy Kimmel-esque live talk show for readers and writers of Young Adult Literature. Featuring games, interviews and lip-synching, the shenanigan-filled show features Georgia-based, and best-selling Authors and exposes readers to the diverse voices in Young Adult Literature. Featured guests...

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Poetry Atlanta Presents...

Poetry Atlanta presents another evening of poetry featuring poets Louise Runyon, Alex Johns and Laura Carter. Hosted by poet, author and editor Collin Kelley.

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Julie Williams

One of the more eccentric figures in the antebellum South was Joseph Addison Turner, born to the plantation and trained to run one. All he really wanted to do, though, was to be a famous writer―and to be the founder of Southern literature. He tried and failed and tried and failed at publishing magazines, poems, books, articles, journals, all while halfheartedly running a plantation....

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Amber Brock

Set in the 1950s, Lady Be Good marks Amber Brock’s mesmerizing return, sweeping readers into the world of the mischievous, status-obsessed daughter of a hotel magnate and the electric nightlife of three iconic cities: New York, Miami, and Havana.

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Sabaa Tahir

In partnership with Little Shop of Stories, the Georgia Center for the Book is pleased to rpesent the highly anticipated third book in #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir’s Ember Quartet. Beyond the Martial Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger. Helene Aquilla, the Blood Shrike, is desperate to protect her sister’s life and the lives of everyone in the...

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David Bottoms

David Bottoms explores otherness, the death of parents, and private spirituality. Images of rural Georgia confront the changing landscape of his memories where he searches for refuge in quiet places of prayer. Rooted in nature, Bottoms’ poetry affirms the “tenuous ways tenderness seeps into the world” and the loneliness inherent in memory. Memory is “smoke off a damp fire” as Bottoms explores absence, a...

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June Events

:Wednesday 20th:

YATL Featuring Zoraida Cordova, Dhonielle Clayton, Julie Murphy, Scott Reintgen, and Mark Oshiro

:Monday 25th:

Poetry Atlanta Presents...

:Wednesday 27th:

Julie Williams

:Thursday 28th:

Amber Brock

:Friday 29th:

Sabaa Tahir

July Events

:Wednesday 11th:

David Bottoms

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