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Authors of the Month: September

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September 2016

Theresa Davis, September 28, 2016

The Georgia Center for the Book is pleased to welcome poet Theresa Davis, who will discuss her latest book of poetry Drowned: A Mermaid’s Manifesto. Joining Theresa on stage will be poets Miss Haze, Talicha Johnson, as well as visual artist and designer of the Drowned cover, Cindy Taylor. Books will be available for purchase from our friends at Charis Books and More.

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Book as Art--White Glove Night, September 29, 2016

Georgia Center for the Book and the DeKalb Country Public Library are pleased and honored to be the hosts of the 2016 Book As Art: Boundless exhibit! The exhibition is located in the Periodicals Gallery at the Decatur Library through September 30, 2016. Thursday evening, September 29, 2016, we will host the second ”White Glove Night”, when we put away the ”do not touch” signs, and provide participants with white gloves- allowing firsthand exploration of...

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October 2016

Thomas Mullen and Gray Stewart in Conversation, October 5, 2016

Join us as award-winning author Thomas Mullen and debut novelist Gray Stewart discuss their latest works and the process of writing a novel. Darktown by Thomas Mullen The award-winning author of The Last Town on Earth delivers a riveting and elegant police procedural set in 1948 Atlanta, exploring a murder, corrupt police, and strained race relations that feels ripped from today’s headlines. Set in the postwar, pre-civil rights South, and evoking the socially resonant and morally complex crime...

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Melissa Fay Greene, October 6, 2016

From two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene comes a profound and surprising account of dogs on the front lines of rescuing both children and adults from the trenches of grief, emotional, physical, and cognitive disability, and post-traumatic stress disorder. This program will be held at Holy Trinity Parish, 515 E. Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur GA 30030.

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Kathryn Aalto, October 17, 2016

Delve into the home of the world’s most beloved bear! The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh explores the magical landscapes where Pooh, Christopher Robin, and their friends live and play. The Hundred Acre Wood—the setting for Winnie-the-Pooh’s adventures—was inspired by Ashdown Forest, a wildlife haven that spans more than 6,000 acres in southeast England. In the pages of this enchanting book you can visit the ancient black walnut tree on the edge of the forest that...

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