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PINK magazine (0.8 miles)
790 Marietta Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30318
748 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
1116 Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr, Atlanta, GA 30314
653 Beckwith Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30314
704 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332
1838 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
48 5th Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30308
61 Forsyth Street, SW, 9th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303
231 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30303
0ne Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, GA 30303
525 Peeples St SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
66 Courtland St (Univ. Center #570), Atlanta, Georgia 30303
185 Central Avenue, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Dragon*Con (2.1 miles)
255 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta, GA
AfroBooks (2.2 miles)
871 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, West End Mall, Atlanta, GA 30310
100 Decatur St SE, Atlanta, GA 30303
946 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd. SW, Atlanta, GA 30310
101 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
400 Formwalt St SW, Atlanta, GA 30312
1315 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
1600 Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30309
1328 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3209
409 John Wesley Dobbs Ave, Atlanta, GA 30312
1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
250 Georgia Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Local events

Nov
24
Writing With Intent
Charis Books and More, Monday, November 24 at 6:30pm
Writing With Intent is a monthly writing class led by Charis Circle Executive Director, Elizabeth Anderson. The focus shifts from month to month but the specific goal is to provide artistic accountability in a busy world and offer some academic insight outside the academy. All are welcome to attend. This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Program and the Suggested Donation is $10.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Nov
24
Bill Roorbach, The Remedy for Love
Georgia Center for the Book, Monday, November 24 at 7:15pm
A finalist for the Kirkus Prize in Fiction, Bill Roorbach's The Remedy for Love is an intensely moving, frequently funny, and harrowing story about the truths we reveal when there is no time or space for artifice. They’re calling for the “Storm of the Century,” and in western Maine, that means something. So Eric closes his law office early and heads to the grocery store. But when an unkempt and seemingly unstable young woman in line comes up short on cash, a kind of old-school charity takes hold of his heart—twenty bucks and a ride home; that’s the least he can do. (jasbro)… (more)
Nov
25
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Buckhead, Tuesday, November 25 at 12pm
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
25
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Buckhead, Tuesday, November 25 at 12:30pm
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
27
Charis is Closed Today for Thanksgiving
Charis Books and More, Thursday, November 27 at 00am
Charis will close at 7pm on Wednesday, November 26, and reopen at 11am on Friday, November 28th. We hope you will join us in shopping local on Indies First Saturday, Sat. November 29th from 11am-7pm.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Nov
30
Advanced Yoga at Charis
Charis Books and More, Sunday, November 30 at 11am
Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Dec
1
Gordon L. Jones, Confederate Odyssey
Georgia Center for the Book, Monday, December 1 at 7:15pm
Confederate Odyssey tells the story of the Civil War through the George W. Wray Jr. Collection. Analyzing the collection as material evidence, Gordon L. Jones demonstrates how a slave-based economy on the cusp of industrialization attempted to fight an industrial war. The broad range of the collection includes many rare or one-of-a-kind objects, such as a patent model and early inventions by gun maker George W. Morse, the bloodstained coat of a seventeen-year-old South Carolina soldier, battle flags made of cloth imported from England, and arms made in Georgia, the heart of the Confederacy’s burgeoning military-industrial complex. (jasbro)… (more)
Dec
2
Robbin Shipp & Nick Chiles, Justice While Black
Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, Tuesday, December 2 at 7pm
Robbin Shipp & Nick Chiles, Justice While Black
Reading/Book Signing
Free and Open to the Public

Justice While Black is a must-read for every young black male in America—and for everyone else who cares about their survival and well-being. This is a first-of-its-kind essential guide for African-American families about how to understand the criminal justice system, and about why that system continues to see black men as targets—and as dollar signs. (jasbro)… (more)
Dec
2
Elson Lecture: Gary M. Segura, Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation
Atlanta History Center, Tuesday, December 2 at 8pm
Sometime in April 2014, somewhere in a hospital in California, a Latino child tipped the demographic scales as Latinos displaced non-Hispanic whites as the largest racial/ethnic group in the state. So, one-hundred-sixty-six years after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo brought the Mexican province of Alta California into the United States, Latinos once again became the largest population in the state. Surprised? Texas will make the same transition sometime before 2020.

When that happens, America’s two most populous states, carrying the largest number of Electoral College votes, will be Latino. New Mexico is already there. New York, Florida, Arizona, and Nevada are shifting rapidly. Latino populations since 2000 have doubled in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, and South Dakota. The US is undergoing a substantial and irreversible shift in its identity.

So, too, are the Latinos who make up these populations. Gary M. Segura, and his co-author Matt Barreto are the country’s preeminent experts in the shape, disposition, and mood of Latino America. In Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation, they show the extent to which Latinos have already transformed the US politically and socially, and how Latino Americans are the most buoyant and dynamic ethnic and racial group, often in quite counterintuitive ways. Latinos’ optimism, strength of family, belief in the constructive role of government, and resilience have the imminent potential to reshape the political and partisan landscape for a generation and drive the outcome of elections as soon as 2016.

Dr. Gary M. Segura is a widely published scholar, researcher, and professors at Stanford University. He is co- founder of Latino Decisions, a leading public opinion and research firm that specializes in issues pertinent to the Latino electorate, and is regularly cited by Univision, the New York Times, ABC News, National Public Radio, impreMedia, NBC News, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and many others.

Support: The Elson Lectures are made possible with generous funding from Ambassador and Mrs. Edward Elson, and the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials.

Please follow the Event URL below to purchase tickets. (jasbro)
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Dec
3
Gwinnett County Public Library Hosts The Cake Mix Doctor, Anne Byrn, at their Peachtree Corners Branch – December 3rd, 6:30pm
Raised in Nashville, TN, Anne Byrn is no stranger to Southern food and the joy of eating good, fresh, seasonal food in the company of friends and family. Before writing NYT bestselling The Cake Mix Doctor line of cookbooks, she was food editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for 15 years. Here Anne learned to write about food and learned to cook by taking classes from Julia Child, Marcella Hazan, and countless great cooks and writers who traveled to Atlanta. After studying abroad in Paris at La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine, she returned home and began work on her popular cookbook series.
Just in time for the approaching holidays, Gwinnett County Library presents a “Meet the Author” event on December 3rd at 6:30pm at their Peachtree Corners branch, 5570 Spalding Drive, Norcross 30092. Come and sample some of Anne’s mouthwatering delights, hear her recipe stories, and enjoy having your own personalized copy signed by the author. Books will be available for sale by Eagle Eye Book Shop. Admission is free and open to the public.
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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Dec
3
Workshop with Award-Winning Atlanta Memoirist and Writing Instructor Jessica Handler
A Cappella Books, Wednesday, December 3 at 7pm
Everyone experiences personal difficulty at some point in their lives. We may find that we want to write about loss, grief, or trauma with the notion that getting it down on paper will be cathartic. In this workshop we'll explore strategies for strong literary writing, discuss cross-disciplinary research in creating trauma narratives, and start some writing exercises of our own. Open to writers of all levels.

Jessica Handler is the author of Invisible Sisters: A Memoir which was named one of the “Twenty Five Books All Georgians Should Read” and Atlanta magazine’s “Best Memoir of 2009.” Her latest book is Braving the Fire: A Guide to Writing About Grief. Her writing has appeared in Tin House, Newsweek, The Washington Post, and More Magazine. She conducts writing workshops across the country.

Space for this workshop is very limited. The cost per person is $30, which includes tax and a copy of Braving the Fire, or $20 without the book. We are taking reservations at the store, by phone (404) 681-5128, and online at the Event URL below. (jasbro)… (more)
Dec
3
Sandy Althomsons, Inside a Refugee Crisis: My Time in South Sudan
Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, Wednesday, December 3 at 7pm
Reading/Book Signing
Free and Open to the Public

Join epidemiologist Sandy Althomsons as she shares her book, Inside a Refugee Crisis: My Time in South Sudan. She tells stories of frustrations and joys from her timein South Sudan with Doctors Without Borders. (jasbro)
Dec
5
A Cappella Books' 25th Anniversary Celebration
A Cappella Books, Friday, December 5 at 6pm
This December marks A Cappella’s 25th anniversary in Atlanta, and we’re celebrating in the best way that we can think of: with a book!

We’re publishing a collection by 25 (mostly) Atlanta writers on their own experiences with and thoughts about books and bookstores. Pulitzer Prize winner Hank Klibanoff, The Southern Foodways Alliance’s John T. Edge, Atlanta favorite Hollis Gillespie, Townsend Prize Winner Thomas Mullen, Lillian Smith Award winner Anthony Grooms and other local notables including Susan Rebecca White, Jessica Handler, and Charles McNair are among the authors featured in the book.

On Friday, December 5 beginning at 6 p.m. we’re throwing a book release party and anniversary celebration at two locations where we have enjoyed many of the most exciting times in our history. Festivities begin at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, where a number of the contributing writers will be on hand to sign the new book as well as their own titles. Afterwards, we head to Manuel’s Tavern for food and drinks, trading stories from the past quarter century and looking ahead to what may come.

Please join us if you can! (jasbro)
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Event location: Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307
Dec
10
Eric Posner, The Twilight of Human Rights Law
Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, Wednesday, December 10 at 7pm
Eric Posner, The Twilight of Human Rights Law

More information coming soon. Be sure to check back with us.

If you won't be able to attend this event, but would still like a signed copy of The Twilight of Human Rights Law, please click the Event URL below. (jasbro)
Dec
15
MMH Lecture: John Wiley, Jr., The Scarlett Letters: The Making of the Film Gone With the Wind
The Margaret Mitchell House & Museum, Monday, December 15 at 7pm
One month after her novel Gone With the Wind was published, Margaret Mitchell sold the movie rights for fifty thousand dollars. Fearful of what the studio might do to her story the author washed her hands of involvement with the film. However, driven by a maternal interest in her literary firstborn and compelled by her Southern manners to answer every fan letter she received, Mitchell was unable to stay aloof for long.

In The Scarlett Letters: The Making of the Film Gone With the Wind, John Wiley, Jr.'s collection of her letters about the 1939 motion picture classic, readers have a front-row seat as the author watches the Dream Factory at work, learning the ins and outs of filmmaking and discovering the peculiarities of a movie-crazed public. Her ability to weave a story, so evident in Gone With the Wind, makes for delightful reading in her correspondence with a who’s who of Hollywood, from producer David O. Selznick, director George Cukor, and screenwriter Sidney Howard, to cast members Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland and Hattie McDaniel.

John Wiley, Jr., has been a Gone With the Wind fan since first seeing the movie and reading the novel at age 10, and has assembled one of the world’s largest collections of Margaret Mitchell and GWTW memorabilia. Co-author of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind: A Bestseller’s Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood, he was featured in the 2011 PBS documentary Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel. Wiley also publishes The Scarlett Letter, a quarterly newsletter for GWTW fans and collectors.

To purchase tickets for this Lecture, please follow the Event URL below. (jasbro)
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Dec
19
Claire Cook
Claire Cook wrote her first novel in her minivan when she was forty-five. At fifty, she walked the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the film adaptation of her second novel, Must Love Dogs, starring Diane Lane and John Cusack. She is the bestselling author of nine other novels and divides her time between the suburbs of Atlanta and Boston. Visit her at ClaireCook.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
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)
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
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
10
Jamie Mason
FoxTale Book Shoppe, Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at unknown time
Jamie Mason was born in Oklahoma City, but grew up in Washington, DC. She’s most often reading and writing, but in the life left over, she enjoys films, Formula 1 racing, football, traveling, and, conversely, staying at home. Jamie lives with her husband and two daughters in the mountains of western North Carolina. (added from Simon & Schuster)
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
Jamie Mason
FoxTale Book Shoppe, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6:30pm
Jamie Mason was born in Oklahoma City, but grew up in Washington, DC. She’s most often reading and writing, but in the life left over, she enjoys films, Formula 1 racing, football, traveling, and, conversely, staying at home. Jamie lives with her husband and two daughters in the mountains of western North Carolina. (added from Simon & Schuster)
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)
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