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Book Festival of the MJCCA

 
 

For 22 successful years, the Book Festival of the MJCCA has provided our community with a literary extravaganza featuring an exciting lineup of the year's most exceptional authors, celebrities, and thinkers. Please join thousands of your fellow book lovers to listen, meet, and interact with your favorite authors in a variety of forums, including author meet-and-greets, book signings, a community read, and panel discussions.

 

Schedule of Events

Saturday, November 1
» 8:15 pm BOB SAGET, Dirty Daddy
Sunday, November 2
» 1:00 pm OLIVER HOROVITZ, An American Caddie in St. Andrews
» 3:30 pm KOSTYA KENNEDY, Pete Rose
LEO MAZZONE, Tales from the Mound
» 7:30 pm MARK BITTMAN, How to Cook Everything Fast
Monday, November 3
» 12:00 pm JOSEPH BERGER, The Pious Ones
» 7:45 pm ANNA QUINDLEN, Still Life With Bread Crumbs
Tuesday, November 4
» 12:00 pm HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN, Truth Be Told
JULIA DAHL, Invisible City
» 7:30 pm SCOTT COWEN, The Inevitable City
Wednesday, November 5
» 12:30 pm JONATHAN EIG, Birth of the Pill
» 6:30 pm LISA BLOOM, Suspicion Nation
» 8:15 pm BOB MANKOFF, How About Never, Is Never Good For You?
Thursday, November 6
» 10:30 am TIM TOWNSEND, Mission at Nuremberg
» 12:30 pm AYELET WALDMAN, Love & Treasure
» 7:30 pm DR. EBEN ALEXANDER, The Map of Heaven
Friday, November 7
» 12:00 pm SUSAN JANE GILMAN, The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street
Saturday, November 8
» 8:00 pm WALTER ISAACSON, The Innovators
Sunday, November 9
» 10:00 am Family Reading Festival  featuring RICK RECHT & AMANDA KINGLOFF
» 3:00 pm JOSH FATTAL, A Sliver of Light
» 7:00 pm Kristallnacht Commemoration at the Besser Holocaust Memorial
» 7:45 pm RON SUSKIND, Life Animated
Monday, November 10
» 12:00 pm ALYSON RICHMAN, The Garden of Letters
PAM JENOFF, The Winter Guest
» 7:30 pm RABBI JOSEPH TELUSHKIN, Rebbe
Tuesday, November 11
» 12:00 pm GERALYN LUCAS, Then Came Life
» 5:30 pm Film Screening: 50 Children
» 7:30 pm EGL Community Read
MARTIN GOLDSMITH, Alex’s Wake
STEVEN PRESSMAN, 50 Children
Wednesday, November 12
» 12:30 pm EDDIE SHAPIRO, Nothing Like a Dame
BARBARA ISENBERG, Tradition!
» 6:00 pm PATRON RECEPTION
» 7:30 pm DANIEL GORDIS, Menachem Begin
Thursday, November 13
» 10:30 am ILANA DANNEMAN, A Tale of Two Souls
» 12:30 pm RABBI CHARLES SHERMAN, The Broken and the Whole
REBECCA ALEXANDER, Not Fade Away
» 7:30 pm DR. EZEKIEL EMANUEL, Reinventing American Health Care
Friday, November 14
» 12:00 pm JOSHUA MAX FELDMAN, The Book of Jonah
BORIS FISHMAN, A Replacement Life
Saturday, November 15
» 8:00 pm ANDY COHEN, The Andy Cohen Diaries
Sunday, November 16
» 12:00 pm KAI BIRD, The Good Spy 
» 3:00 pm BERNIE SCHEIN, Famous All Over Town
in conversation with PAT CONROY
» 6:30 pm CARL HOFFMAN, Savage Harvest
» 8:15 pm DAN HARRIS, 10% Happier
Monday, November 17
» 8:00 pm @ The Temple
MITCHELL BARD, Death to the Infidels
Tuesday, November 18
»   NO EVENTS TODAY
Wednesday, November 19
» 7:30 pm Closing Night
TRACEY DAVIS, Sammy Davis Jr: A Personal Journey with My Father
 

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Contact Us

For more information, contact Pam Morton at 678.812.3981.

SUPPORTED BY

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This project is supported by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities and through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly.


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Join the MJCCA

Check out our Book Festival membership special*: First 3 months: $29/month for an individual PLUS a $75 credit to be used toward any future program registration; $58/month for a couple or single parent family PLUS a $100 credit to be used toward any future program registration; $75/month for a family PLUS a $200 credit to be used toward any future program registration

*Certain restrictions apply. Details available on the Membership Specials webpage.

2014 Committee

Co-Chairs
Marcy Bass
Susan Tourial

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