Book Festival of the MJCCA Festival Schedule

For 23 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 influencers. 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, panel discussions, and much more.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 7
» 7:30 pm Prologue Event 
at The Atlanta Jewish Academy
5200 Northland Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30342
Thursday, November 5
» 6:00 pm Opening Night
Patron & Sponsor Reception
» 7:30 pm DAVID GREGORY,How's Your Faith? CANCELLED
Friday, November 6
» 12:00 pm NOMI EVE, Henna House
Saturday, November 7
» 8:00 pm JUDY BLUME, In the Unlikely Event
Sunday, November 8
» 10:30 am MIKE WIEN, The Specific Edge
» 2:00 pm RABBI AVRAHAM WEISS, Open Up the Iron Door
» 7:30  pm JOE KLEIN, Charlie Mike
Monday, November 9
» 12:00 pm NAOMI RAGEN, The Devil in Jerusalem
» 7:30 pm DENNIS ROSS, Doomed to Succeed
at the Temple, 1589 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Tuesday, November 10
» 12:30 pm LETTY COTTIN POGREBIN, Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate
    RONALD H. BALSON, Saving Sophie
» 7:00 pm Besser Holocaust Memorial Kristallnacht Commemoration
» 7:45 pm Esther G. Levine Community Read
    DR. RUTH WESTHEIMER, The Doctor Is In
Wednesday, November 11
» 12:30 pm ARCHIE RAND, The 613
» 7:30 pm DR. MICHAEL BAR-ZOHAR, No Mission is Impossible
Thursday, November 12
» 10:30 am CHANA SHAPIRO META MILLER, Fruitfly Rabbi
» 7:30 pm JONATHAN, FAYE & JESSE KELLERMAN, The Theory of Death, The Golem of Paris` 
Friday, November 13
» 12:00 pm DANIEL TORDAY, The Last Flight of Poxl West
ALEXIS LANDAU, The Empire of the Senses
Saturday, November 14
» 8:00 pm Eva & George Stern Lecture
MITCH ALBOM, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto
Sunday, November 15
» 10:00 am-1:00 pm MJCCA Family Reading Festival
» 3:00 pm DAN EPHRON, Killing a King
MIKE KELLY, The Bus on Jaffa Road
» 7:30 pm ARLENE ALDA, WITH ALAN ALDA, Just Kids from the Bronx SOLD OUT
Monday, November 16
» 12:00 pm ANTHONY DAVID, An Improbable Friendship
» 7:30 pm TESS GERRITSEN, Playing With Fire
Tuesday, November 17
» 12:00 pm JO IVESTER, The Outskirts of Hope
ANDREW FEILER, Without Regard to Sex, Race, or Color
» 7:30 pm JUDITH VIORST, Wait for Me...
DANI KLEIN MODISETT, Take My Spouse, Please
Wednesday, November 18
» 12:30 pm SHULEM DEEN, All Who Go Do Not Return
  7:30 pm STEVE KATZ, Blood, Sweat and My Rock 'n Roll Years SOLD OUT. Limited number of tickets available at the door.
Thursday, November 19
» 10:30 pm ROBERT WEINTRAUB, No Better Friend
HARRY LEMBECK, Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
» 12:30 pm STEPHEN SILVERMAN, The Catskills
» 5:00 pm "Inheritance" Film Screening SOLD OUT
» 7:30 pm JENNIFER TEEGE, My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me SOLD OUT. Limited number of tickets available at the door.
Friday, November 20
» 12:00 pm JAMI ATTENBERG, St. Mazie
Saturday, November 21
»  8:00 pm ALAN DERSHOWITZ, Abraham
Sunday, November 22
» 10:30 am JOSH LEVS, All In
» 2.30 pm LAURIE ANN LEVIN, Life in Life
» 7:30 pm TED KOPPEL, Lights Out!

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Susan Tourial
Deborah Jacobs

Full Committee Co-Chairs

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