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December 2018

Barbara Brown Taylor, December 16, 2018

New York Times bestselling author, teacher, and Episcopal priest Barbara Brown Taylor discusses her debut picture book, Home By Another Way: A Christmas Story. The story of the three wise men following a star to a most glorious sight, Home By Another Way is the perfect book to celebrate the true meaning of the holiday. This program is brought to you in partnership with Little Shop of Stories.

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January 2019

Bob Babcock, Angela DeCaires, Lee Clevenger, & Nanette Littlestone, January 4, 2019

The Georgia Center for the Book and ArtistFirst Radio Network’s The Doug Dahlgren Show are pleased to present the next list of Authors You Should Know! For January, host Doug Dahlgren will interview local publishers Bob Babcock, Angela DeCaires, Lee Clevenger, & Nanette Littlestone! Be there to hear about these fabulous writers. A brief Q&A session, following the interview, will offer attendees the opportunity to address the authors directly.

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February 2019

Tayari Jones, February 5, 2019

Newlyweds, Celestial and Roy, are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is artist on the brink of an exciting career. They are settling into the routine of their life together, when they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself...

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Devi Laskar, February 7, 2019

When a woman―known only as Mother―moves her family from Atlanta to its wealthy suburbs, she discovers that neither the times nor the people have changed since her childhood in a small Southern town… Mother’s simmering anger breaks through one morning…during a violent and unfounded police raid on her home… As she lies bleeding from a gunshot wound, her thoughts race to decipher how she got here. The Atlas of Reds and Blues grapples with...

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Darria Long Gillespie, MD, February 21, 2019

100+ self-care hacks for any mom to eat right, move more, stress less and get a good night’s sleep, by a doctor who is also a mom An Ivy league-trained physician and mom of two, Dr. Darria combed the latest in medicine, psychology, and holistic health for answers when her own health crises struck. She now brings those solutions to moms everywhere. For moms who just DontHaveTheTime (or energy), Mom Hacks gives you the specific smallest...

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