Books All Georgians Should Read

Authors of the Month: October

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An Evening of Poetry with Louise Runyon, Thrower Starr, and Robert Brown

Join us for an evening of poetry, featuring Louise Runyon, Thrower Starr, and Robert Brown. Supported in part by Poets & Writers. Louise Runyon has just released her fourth book of poetry, The Passion of Older Women – a manifesto on the wisdom, strength, needs and desires of older women, as well as a testament to those who have gone before. A dancer/choreographer as well...

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Wil Haygood

From best-selling author Wil Haygood, Tigerland is the emotional, inspiring story of two teams from a poor, black, segregated high school in Ohio, who, in the midst of the racial turbulence of 1968/1969, win the Ohio state baseball and basketball championships in the same year.

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Jamie Iredell

Jamie Iredell returns to the Georgia Center for the Book with his latest novel, THE FAT KID! Born unto a father steeped in violence, the fat kid grows up tortured for his ever-expanding girth. As a young man, the fat kid tends bar where his friends and coworkers muddle about the drinkers, including the fat kid’s own daddy. They are all subject to the influence...

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Lori Duff, Haywood Smith, Fran Stewart and Bobby Nash

The Georgia Center for the Book and ArtistFirst Radio Network’s The Doug Dahlgren Show are pleased to present the next list of Authors You Should Know! For November host Doug Dahlgren will interview Lori Duff, Haywood Smith, Fran Stewart and Bobby Nash! Be there to hear about these fabulous writers. A brief Q&A session, following the interview, will offer attendees the opportunity to address the...

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Toni DiTerlizzi

Tony DiTerlizzi discusses Kenny & the Dragon, the New York Times bestselling tale of chivalry and showmanship. Brought to you in partnership with Little Shop of Stories and the Little Shop of Stories On the Same Page program!

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Poetry Atlanta Presents...Voices Carry

Poetry Atlanta Presents their annual Voices Carry reading, featuring Collin Kelley, Rupert Fike, Sharan Strange, and Cecilia Wooloch!

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October Events

:Tuesday 16th:

An Evening of Poetry with Louise Runyon, Thrower Starr, and Robert Brown

:Monday 22nd:

Wil Haygood

November Events

:Thursday 1st:

Jamie Iredell

:Friday 2nd:

Lori Duff, Haywood Smith, Fran Stewart and Bobby Nash

:Friday 9th:

Toni DiTerlizzi

:Thursday 15th:

Poetry Atlanta Presents...Voices Carry

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