Books All Georgians Should Read

Authors of the Month: December

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January 2020

Ransom Riggs - The Conference of the Birds, January 15, 2020

Tickets will become available on Monday, December 2nd, at 5 p.m. Join Little Shop of Stories and the Georgia Center for the Book on January 15th, beginning at 7 p.m., to celebrate the release of The Conference of the Birds by #1 New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs. Riggs returns with the hotly anticipated fifth novel in the blockbuster series, Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children. The new arc of the Miss Peregrine series launched readers into the...

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Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris, January 16, 2020

Join us for a poetry reading with Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris. Doors open at 6:30. Event is free and open to the public. Books will be available to purchase and have signed. Kaminsky is the author of Dancing in Odessa, which won the Tupelo Press Dorset Prize, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Metcalf Award, and ForeWord Magazine’s Best Poetry Book of the Year award, and has been translated into French and Romanian. Traveling...

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Life After Deaf: My Misadventures in Hearing Loss and Recovery, January 21, 2020

Join us for a reading from and discussion of Noel Holston’s new memoir, Life After Deaf: My Misadventures in Hear Loss and Recovery. From a renowned media critic to a man with sudden and full hearing loss, Noel Holston ran the gauntlet of diagnoses, health insurance, and cochlear implant surgery. On a spring night in 2010, Holston, a journalist, songwriter, and storyteller, went to bed with reasonably intact hearing. By dawn, it was gone, thus beginning...

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The Georgia Poetry Society presents Jericho Brown, January 25, 2020

Join the Georgia Poetry Society and the Georgia Center for the Book for a reading with poet Jericho Brown. His recent collection, The Tradition, was shortlisted for the National Book Award and selected for the 2019 list of Books All Georgians Should Read. Jericho Brown is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and the National Endowment for the Arts, and he is the winner of the...

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