Books All Georgians Should Read

Authors of the Month: October

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October 2021

2021 Voices Carry Poetry Reading, October 25, 2021

Join Poetry Atlanta and the Georgia Center for the Book for our annual Voices Carry poetry reading. This year will feature Ilya Kaminsky, Katie Farris, Khadijah Queen, Steven Reigns, and Cecilia Woloch. This virtual event is free and open to the public, but you must register on Eventbrite here to receive the link to the Zoom webinar.

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November 2021

LIVING HEALTH: Women in White Coats, November 10, 2021

Olivia Campbell is a journalist and author specializing in women, science, and history. Her first book is Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine. She will be in discussion with Maryn McKenna, journalist, best-selling author and Senior Fellow, CSHH, for the Living Health: Fall 2021 Author Q & A series, which is a partnership between Emory’s Center for the Study of Human Health and the Georgia Center for...

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Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story, November 15, 2021

Join us for evening with Olympic gold medalist and Georgian Wyomia Tyus and author Elizabeth Terzakis as they discuss Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story, which they wrote together. The Hidden Figures of sport, Tigerbelle helps to fill the gap currently occupying Black women’s place in American history, providing insight not only on what it takes to be a champion but also on what it means to stake out an identity in an often hostile world....

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