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.
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 SALTZ, The Power of Different
DYLAN DICKSON, Why Can't I Read?
|»||7:30 pm||WALTER ISAACSON, Leonardo da Vinci
|Monday, November 6|
|»||12:00 pm||ADAM PIORE, The Body Builders
BONNIE ROCHMAN, The 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|
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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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