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November 2019

John Simon reads from Strangers In A Stranger Land, November 13, 2019

Come listen to John Simon discuss his book, Strangers in a Stranger Land, the first comprehensive history of Finland’s Jewish community. It examines the survival of Finland’s Jews against the background of the great powers’ struggles of the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries. In addition to its meticulously researched historical sections, the book contains a fact- based narrative of three generations of one fictional but representative Jewish family. By combining these two...

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Books All Georgians Should Read Awards Ceremony, November 14, 2019

For the tenth time, the Georgia Center for the Book (GCB) selected the works of prize-winning authors and illustrators with Georgia connections for the 2019 “Books All Georgians Should Read” and “Books All Young Georgians Should Read” lists. The authors and illustrators will be honored on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at a free, public event at 7:30 p.m. at the Decatur Library. The 2019 ”Books All Georgians Should Read” list includes: Real Queer America: LGBT Stories...

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Shannon Messenger reads from Legacy, November 19, 2019

Join us for a special evening with New York Times bestselling author Shannon Messenger. Together with Little Shop of Stories, we welcome her on tour for Legacy, the eighth book in her New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series. In Legacy, illusions shatter—and Sophie Foster and her friends face impossible choices. Announcement: We have changed the venue for this reading in order to accommodate more patrons! The event will now...

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YATL featuring Kelly Coon, Amanda Joy, Sarah Lyu, Gilly Segal, November 20, 2019

YATL is a zany live talk show for readers and writers of Young Adult Literature, hosted by author, photographer, and writer, Vania Stoyanova. The shenanigan-filled show celebrates Georgia-based, bestselling Young Adult authors. This month’s event features Gilly Segal, Kelly Coon, Amanda Joy, and Sarah Lyu. Doors open at 6:30. Event is free and open to the public. Books will be available to purchase and have signed.

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