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Location: Atlanta, GA 30303, United States

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There are 57 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

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409 John Wesley Dobbs Ave, Atlanta, GA 30312
101 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Dragon*Con (0.5 miles)
255 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta, GA
100 Decatur St SE, Atlanta, GA 30303
0ne Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, GA 30303
66 Courtland St (Univ. Center #570), Atlanta, Georgia 30303
231 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30303
185 Central Avenue, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
61 Forsyth Street, SW, 9th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303
400 Formwalt St SW, Atlanta, GA 30312
250 Georgia Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307
A Cappella Books (1.6 miles)
208 Haralson Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
48 5th Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30308
Edgewood Retail District, 1217 Caroline Street at Moreland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307
980 Ponce de Leon Avenue, N.E. (at Frederica), Atlanta, GA 30306
1189 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307
653 Beckwith Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30314
704 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332
400 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
748 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
PINK magazine (2.0 miles)
790 Marietta Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30318
Bound To Be Read (2.0 miles)
481-B Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
825 Highland Ln, Atlanta, GA 30306
1315 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Local events

Dec
28
Advanced Yoga
Charis Books and More, Sunday, December 28 at 11am
Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jan
6
Colleen Oakley
Room & Board, Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at unknown time
Colleen Oakley is an Atlanta-based writer. Her articles, essays, and interviews have been featured in The New York Times, Ladies’ Home Journal, Marie Claire, Women’s Health, Redbook, Parade, and Martha Stewart Weddings. Before she was a freelance writer, Colleen was editor-in-chief of Women’s Health & Fitness and senior editor at Marie Claire. Before I Go is her debut novel. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Jan
7
Colleen Oakley, Before I Go
Georgia Center for the Book, Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:15pm
Colleen Oakley’s debut novel, Before I Go, is a heart-wrenching tale of a young woman with breast cancer who undertakes a mission to find a new wife for her husband before she passes away. Twenty-seven-year-old Daisy already beat breast cancer three years ago. How can this be happening to her again? On the eve of what was supposed to be a triumphant “Cancerversary” with her husband Jack to celebrate three years of being cancer-free, Daisy suffers a devastating blow: her doctor tells her that the cancer is back, but this time it’s an aggressive stage four diagnosis. She may have as few as four months left to live. Death is a frightening prospect—but not because she’s afraid for herself. She’s terrified of what will happen to her brilliant but otherwise charmingly helpless husband when she’s no longer there to take care of him. It’s this fear that keeps her up at night, until she stumbles on the solution: she has to find him another wife. With a singular determination, Daisy scouts local parks and coffee shops and online dating sites looking for Jack’s perfect match. But the further she gets on her quest, the more she questions the sanity of her plan. As the thought of her husband with another woman becomes all too real, Daisy’s forced to decide what’s more important in the short amount of time she has left: her husband’s happiness—or her own? Books will be provided by Eagle Eye Books.

Colleen Oakley is an Atlanta-based writer. Her articles, essays, and interviews have been featured in The New York Times, Ladies’ Home Journal, Marie Claire, Women’s Health, Redbook, Parade, and Martha Stewart Weddings. Before she was a freelance writer, Colleen was editor-in-chief of Women’s Health & Fitness and senior editor at Marie Claire. (added from Simon & Schuster)
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Jan
8
Neil Foley, Mexicans in the Making of America
Atlanta History Center, Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 8pm
According to census projections, by 2050 nearly one in three U.S. residents will be Latino, and the overwhelming majority of these will be of Mexican descent. This dramatic demographic shift is reshaping politics, culture, and fundamental ideas about American identity. Neil Foley, a leading Mexican American historian, offers a sweeping view of the evolution of Mexican America, from a colonial outpost on Mexico’s northern frontier to a twenty-first-century people integral to the nation they have helped build.

Mexicans have lived in and migrated to the American West and Southwest for centuries. When the United States annexed those territories following the Mexican–American War in 1848, the unequal destinies of the two nations were sealed. Despite their well-established presence in farm fields, workshops, and military service, Mexicans in America have long been regarded as aliens and outsiders. Xenophobic fantasies of a tidal wave of Mexicans overrunning the borders and transforming “real America” beyond recognition have inspired measures ranging from Operation Wetback in the 1950s to Arizona’s draconian SB 1070 anti-immigration law and the 700-mile security fence under construction along the U.S.–Mexican border today. Yet the cultural, linguistic, and economic ties that bind Mexico to the United States continue to grow.

Mexicans in the Making of America demonstrates that America has always been a composite of racially blended peoples, never a purely white Anglo-Protestant nation. The struggle of Latinos to gain full citizenship bears witness to the continual remaking of American culture into something more democratic, egalitarian, and truer to its multiracial and multiethnic origins.

Neil Foley holds the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Chair in History at Southern Methodist University.

Atlanta History Center Lecture - Please go to http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/program/neil-foley-mexicans-making-america for tickets. (added from Harvard University Press)
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Jan
11
Cornel West
Center for Civil and Human Rights, Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 00am
Jan
11
Cornel West, The Radical King
Center for Civil and Human Rights, Sunday, January 11, 2015 at unknown time
Cornel West, author of Race Matters, Restoring Hope, Black Prophetic Fire, and editor of The Radical King. (added from Random House)
Jan
20
Gwinnett County Public Library Presents Bestselling Author Cindy Woodsmall – January 20, 2015, 10AM
Cannon United Methodist Church, Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 10am
The Gwinnett Library in partnership with the Gwinnett Quilters’ Guild presents a “Meet the Author” with New York Times bestselling author Cindy Woodsmall. The event will be held January 20 at 10:00 AM at Cannon United Methodist Church, 2424 Webb Gin House Rd, Snellville 30078. Books will be available for purchase. Cost is $5 at the door for non-guild members.

Cindy Woodsmall is the author of over fifteen works of fiction and one nonfiction. She has been featured on ABC Nightline and in the Wall Street Journal which, in June 2013, listed Woodsmall as one of the top three Amish fiction writers.

For more information, please call 770-978-5154 or visit www.gwinnettpl.org. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GwinnettLibrary and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/GwinnettLibrary. (HanseLynn)
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Jan
24
Storytime: I Love You Night and Day
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - The Ave at West Cobb, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11am
I Love You Night and Day by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, Alison Brown (Illustrator)

Storytime, Special Event, Children's Event Join us January 24 at 11:00 am for Storytime and activities featuring I Love You Night and Day. This beautiful book explores that there are no bounds to love, and when you love someone you want the whole world to know! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Jan
27
MMH Lecture: Tess Gerritsen, Die Again
The Margaret Mitchell House & Museum, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7pm
Detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are back—and they’re going into the wild to find a killer. Die Again is the latest heart-pounding thriller in Tess Gerritsen’s New York Times bestselling series, the inspiration behind TNT’s hit show Rizzoli & Isles.

When Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are summoned to a crime scene, they find a killing worthy of the most ferocious beast—right down to the claw marks on the corpse. But only the most sinister human hands could have left renowned big-game hunter and taxidermist Leon Gott gruesomely displayed like the once-proud animals whose heads adorn his walls. Did Gott unwittingly awaken a predator more dangerous than any he’s ever hunted?

Tess Gerritsen is a physician and an internationally bestselling author. She gained nationwide acclaim for her first novel of medical suspense, the New York Times bestseller Harvest. She is also the author of the bestsellers The Keepsake, The Bone Garden, The Mephisto Club, Vanish, Body Double, The Sinner, The Apprentice, The Surgeon, Life Support, Bloodstream, and Gravity. Tess Gerritsen lives in Maine.

Margaret Mitchell House Lecture - Please follow the Event URL below to purchase tickets. (jasbro)
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Feb
5
Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste, Cumbia!: Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music Genre
Atlanta History Center, Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 8pm
Cumbia is a musical form that originated in northern Colombia and then spread throughout Latin America and wherever Latin Americans travel and settle. It has become one of the most popular musical genre in the Americas. Its popularity is largely due to its stylistic flexibility as it absorbs and mixes with the local musical styles it encounters. Known for its appeal to workers, the music takes on different styles and meanings from place to place, and even, as the contributors to this collection show, from person to person. Cumbia is a different music among the working classes of northern Mexico, Latin American immigrants in New York City, Andean migrants to Lima, and upper-class Colombians, who now see the music that they once disdained as a source of national prestige.

The contributors to Cumbia!: Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music Genre look at particular manifestations of cumbia through their disciplinary lenses of musicology, sociology, history, anthropology, linguistics, and literary criticism. Taken together, their essays highlight how intersecting forms of identity—such as nation, region, class, race, ethnicity, and gender—are negotiated through interaction with the music.

Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste is Professor in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Director of the Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies at Georgia State University. He is coeditor, with Deborah Pacini Hernandez and Eric Zolov, of Rockin' Las Américas: The Global Politics of Rock in Latin/o America.

Atlanta History Center Lecture - Please follow the Event URL below for tickets. (jasbro)
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Feb
7
James Scott will be promoting The Kept
A Cappella Books, Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2pm
James Scott will be promoting The Kept (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
13
Colin Meloy will be promoting Wildwood Imperium
KAVARNA COFFEE HOUSE/Poverty is Real Benefit,, Friday, February 13, 2015 at 7pm
Colin Meloy will be promoting Wildwood Imperium (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
17
Alan Lightman
A Cappella Books, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7pm
Alan Lightman (Ideas and opinions, A Sense of the Mysterious, Dance for Two, Einstein's Dreams, Ghost, GOOD BENITO, Reunion, The Diagnosis, The Discoveries, Screening Room, Mr g, The accidental universe)

Alan Lightman is the author of six novels, including the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams and The Diagnosis, which was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the author of two collections of essays and several books on science. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Granta, Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and Nature, among other publications. A theoretical physicist as well as a writer, he has served on the faculties of Harvard and MIT, where he was the first person to receive a dual faculty appointment in science and the humanities. He lives in the Boston area. (added from Random House)… (more)
Feb
17
Alan Lightman
The Margaret Mitchell House & Museum, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7pm
Alan Lightman (Ideas and opinions, A Sense of the Mysterious, Dance for Two, Einstein's Dreams, Ghost, GOOD BENITO, Reunion, The Diagnosis, The Discoveries, Screening Room, Mr g, The accidental universe)

Alan Lightman is the author of six novels, including the international best seller Einstein’s Dreams and The Diagnosis, which was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the author of two collections of essays and several books on science. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Granta, Harper’s Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and Nature, among other publications. A theoretical physicist as well as a writer, he has served on the faculties of Harvard and MIT, where he was the first person to receive a dual faculty appointment in science and the humanities. He lives in the Boston area. (added from Random House)… (more)
Feb
23
Untitled event
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, Inc., Monday, February 23, 2015 at unknown time
Feb
23
Untitled event
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, Inc., Monday, February 23, 2015 at 7:30pm
Mar
1
Scott Stossel
Marcus Jewish Community Center, Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 00am
Scott Stossel (My Age of Anxiety)

Scott Stossel is the editor of The Atlantic and the author of Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver. His articles and essays have appeared in The Atlantic,The New Yorker, The New Republic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal,and many other publications. He lives with his family in Washington, D.C. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
2
Tim Dorsey will be promoting Tiger Shrimp Tango
Eagle Eye Book Shop, Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7pm
Tim Dorsey will be promoting Tiger Shrimp Tango (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
10
Katie Cotugno will be promoting How to Love
Little Shop of Stories, Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 7pm
Katie Cotugno will be promoting How to love (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
25
Sarah Lewis
SPELMAN COLLEGE MUSEUM OF FINE ART, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 6:30pm
Sarah Lewis has served on President Obama’s Arts Policy Committee, been selected for Oprah’s “Power List,” and is a Critic at the Yale University School of Art in the MFA program. She is also an active curator, having held positions at both the Tate Modern and The Museum of Modern Art. Her writing on contemporary art has been published extensively. She received her BA from Harvard University, an MPhil from Oxford University, and will receive her PhD from Yale University in March 2014. She lives in New York City. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Apr
3
Pearl Cleage
Albert E. Manley College Center (Spelman College), Friday, April 3, 2015 at unknown time
Pearl Cleage is an award-winning playwright whose play Flyin’ West was the most-produced new play in the country in 1994 and a bestselling author whose novels include What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, I Wish I Had a Red Dress, Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do, and Baby Brother’s Blues, among others. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Apr
3
Lauren Miller will be promoting Parallel
Little Shop of Stories, Friday, April 3, 2015 at 7pm
Lauren Miller will be promoting Parallel (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
4
Jennifer McQuiston will be promoting Moonlight on My Mind
Eagle Eye Book Shop, Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 1pm
Jennifer McQuiston will be promoting Moonlight on My Mind (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
7
Pearl Cleage
Atlanta Symphony Hall, Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 5:30pm
Pearl Cleage is an award-winning playwright whose play Flyin’ West was the most-produced new play in the country in 1994 and a bestselling author whose novels include What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, I Wish I Had a Red Dress, Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do, and Baby Brother’s Blues, among others. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Apr
8
Pearl Cleage
Hammonds House Museum, Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 6:30pm
Pearl Cleage is an award-winning playwright whose play Flyin’ West was the most-produced new play in the country in 1994 and a bestselling author whose novels include What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, I Wish I Had a Red Dress, Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do, and Baby Brother’s Blues, among others. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. (added from Simon & Schuster)
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