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Book Festival of the MJCCA Schedule

 

For 25 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.

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Schedule of Events 

Saturday, November 4
» 8:15 pm Opening Night

JUSTICE STEVEN BREYER, The Court and the World
Sunday, November 5
» 12:00 pm GLENN FRANKEL, High Noon
» 3:00 pm GAIL SALTZThe Power of Different
DYLAN DICKSON, Why Can't I Read?
» 7:30 pm WALTER ISAACSONLeonardo da Vinci
Monday, November 6
» 12:00 pm ADAM PIORE, The Body Builders
BONNIE ROCHMANThe Gene Machine
» 7:30 pm STEVE DORFF, I Wrote That One, Too: My Life in Songwriting
Tuesday, November 7
» 12:00 pm MARILYN SIMON ROTHSTEIN, Lift and Separate
JAMIE BRENNER, Forever Summer
» 7:30 pm HARRY MAZIAR, Story Selling
Wednesday, November 8
» 12:00 pm LISA LILLIEN, Hungry Girl: Clean & Hungry Obsessed!
» 7:30 pm JEFF ROSSEN, Rossen to the Rescue
Thursday, November 9
» 10:00 am SAM MASSELL & CHARLES McNAIR, Play It Again, Sam
» 12:30 pm PATRICIA BERNSTEIN, Ten Dollars to Hate
» 7:00 pm Kristallnacht at Besser Holocaust Memorial Garden
» 7:30 pm ALEXANDRA ZAPRUDER, Twenty-Six Seconds
Friday, November 10
» 12:00 pm JANE HEALY, The Saturday Evening Girls Club
MARIE BENEDICT,
The Other Einstein
Saturday, November 11
» 8:00 pm REZA ASLAN, God: A Human History 
Sunday, November 12
» 12:00 pm PETER EISNER, MacArthur's Spies
STEVEN J. ROSS, Hitler in Los Angeles
» 3:30 pm MICHAEL BAR-ZOHAR, Phoenix: Shimon Peres and the Secret History of Israel
» 7:30 pm SARGE, Black Boychik 
Monday, November 13
» 10:00 am PAMELA SAMPSON & HENRY GALLANT, No Reply
» 12:30 pm PAM JENOFF, The Orphan's Tale
MARK SULLIVAN, Beneath a Scarlet Sky
» 7:30 pm JOY MANGANO, Inventing Joy
Tuesday, November 14
» 12:00 pm NICOLE KRAUSS, Forest Dark
» 7:30 pm Intown Event at the Rich Theatre 

JONATHAN GOLDSMITH,
Stay Interesting
JEN GLANTZ,
Always a Bridesmaid (for Hire)
Wednesday, November 15
» 10:00 am Film Screening: Streit's Matzo and the American Dream
» 12:00 pm MICHELE STREIT HEILBRUN, Matzo
» 7:30 pm ANNABELLE GURWITCH, Wherever You Go, There They Are
Thursday, November 16
» 10:00 am DONNIE WINOKUR, Chancer 
» 12:30 pm RACHEL KADISH, The Weight of Ink
LAUREN BELFER, And After the Fire
» 7:30 pm DAVE BARRY, ADAM MANSBACH & ALAN ZWEIBEL, For This We Left Egypt?
Saturday, November 18
» 8:00 pm JENNA BUSH HAGER & BARBARA PIERCE BUSH, Sisters First
Sunday, November 19
» 12:00 pm RAFI KOHAN, Arena
GARY BELSKY, Up Your Game
» 3:30 pm SOUAD MEKHENNET, I Was Told to Come Alone
» 7:30 pm DAN RATHER, What Unites Us
Monday, November 20
» 7:30 pm AL FRANKEN, Giant of the Senate
 

2017 Committee

Co-Chairs
Dee Kline
Bea Grossman

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact Pam Morton at 678.812.3981. 

View the 2017 Book Festival brochure

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

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