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January 2022

Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin Share Ain't Burned All the Bright, January 28, 2022

Cancel your Friday night plans and mark your calendar! In partnership with the Georgia Center for the Book, Little Shop of Stories is celebrating the release of Jason Reynold’s newest book, Ain’t Burned All the Bright, a collaboration with the incredibly talented artist, Jason Griffin! The two Jasons will be in conversation with Cicely Lewis, Georgia media specialist and READ WOKE advocate, and we hope you’ll join us for a great discussion on a very...

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February 2022

Chris Joyner presents The Three Death Sentences of Clarence Henderson, February 1, 2022

Join us for a discussion by Chris Joyner of his new book, The Three Death Sentences of Clarence Henderson: A Battle for Racial Justice at the Dawn of the Civil Rights Era, which is the story of a Black sharecropper who was wrongfully accused, convicted, and sentenced to death three times for a murder he didn’t commit. This virtual event is free and open to the public, but you must register on Eventbrite here to...

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Destiny O. Birdsong and Chantal James in conversation with Nicki Salcedo, February 15, 2022

Join the Georgia Center for the Book and the Louisiana Center for the Book on Zoom for an evening with debut novelists Destiny O. Birdsong and Chantal James. Birdsong’s Nobody’s Magic is a searing meditation on grief, female strength, and self‑discovery set against a backdrop of complicated social and racial histories. James’ None But the Righteous is lyrical, riveting, and haunting from its opening lines, an extraordinary debut that signals the arrival of an unforgettable...

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March 2022

Dinitia Smith presents The Prince, March 1, 2022

Join us for an evening with Dinitia Smith to discuss her novel, The Prince, which is her retelling of The Golden Bowl by Henry James as a modern classic with twists and turns that even James couldn’t imagine. 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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