Books All Georgians Should Read Awards Ceremony
Decatur Library Auditorium
November 14, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
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 from Red States - Samantha Allen, Antisemitism: Here and Now - Deborah E. Lipstadt, St. EOM In the Land of Pasaquan: The Life and Times and Art of Eddie Owens Martin - Tom Patterson (Photography by Jonathan Williams, Roger Manley, Guy Mendes), Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others - Barbara Brown Taylor, The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls: A Novel - Anissa Gray, The Magnetic Girl: A Novel - Jessica Handler, Unmarriageable: A Novel - Soniah Kamal, The Atlas of Reds and Blues: A Novel - Devi S. Laskar, The Tradition - Jericho Brown, and Still Life with Mother and Knife: Poems - Chelsea Rathburn. The ”Books All Young Georgians Should Read” includes: Cece Loves Science - Shelli R. Johannes (Co-author), Meet Miss Fancy - Irene Latham, Hands Up! - Breanna J. McDaniel, The Roots of Rap - Frank Morrison (Illustrator), Thread of Love - Kabir and Surishtha Sehgal, Little Taco Truck - Tanya Valentine, Aru Shah and the Song of Death: A Pandava Novel Book 2 (Pandava Series) - Roshani Chokshi, Ellie Engineer, the Next Level - Jackson Pearce, Amal Unbound - Aisha Saeed, and You Asked for Perfect - Laura Silverman.