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Book Festival of the MJCCA Schedule


For 27 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, October 26
» 8:00 pm Prologue Event

* JAMIE BERNSTEIN
, Famous Father Girl
Sunday, October 27
» 7:30 pm Prologue Event

* CANDACE BUSHNELL
, Is There Still Sex in the City?
Saturday, November 2
» 8:00 pm BEN MEZRICH, Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption
Sunday, November 3
» 12:00 pm JACK FAIRWEATHER, The Volunteer
STEPHEN KOCH, Hitler’s Pawn
» 3:30 pm AKBAR GBAJABIAMILA, Everyone Can Be a Ninja
» 7:30 pm ADAM RIPPON, Beautiful on the Outside
Monday, November 4
» 12:00 pm HEATHER MORRIS, Cilka’s Journey: A Novel
» 7:30 pm JULIE SALAMON, An Innocent Bystander
Tuesday, November 5
» 12:00 pm ZOE FISHMAN, Invisible As Air: A Novel
EMILY LIEBERT, Pretty Revenge: A Novel
» 7:30 pm JODI KANTOR, She Said
Wednesday, November 6
» 12:00 pm PERRY BRICKMAN, Extracted
SHERRY FRANK, A Passion to Serve: Memoirs of a Jewish Activist
» 7:30 pm PAT MITCHELL, Becoming a Dangerous Woman
Thursday, November 7
» 10:00 am LYNN GARSON, Sex and the Single Grandma
ROBYN SPIZMAN, Loving Out Loud
» 12:30 pm GILLIAN WALNES PERRY, The Legacy of Anne Frank
MEG WAITE CLAYTON, The Last Train to London: A Novel
» 7:30 pm ELIZABETH BELLAK & ALEXANDRA BELLAK, Renia’s Diary CANCELLED
BEV SALTZMAN LEWYN, On the Run in Nazi Berlin
Friday, November 8
» 12:00 pm TZIPORAH SALAMON, The Art of Dressing
One-Woman Stage Show: The Fabric of My Life
Saturday, November 9
» 8:00 pm PREET BHARARA, Doing Justice
Sunday, November 10
» 12:00 pm CHRIS EDMONDS, No Surrender
» 3:30 pm ALICE HOFFMAN, The World That We Knew: A Novel
» 7:30 pm JON DORENBOS, Life is Magic: My Inspiring Journey from Tragedy to Self-Discovery
Monday, November 11
» 12:00 pm MELANIE BENJAMIN, Mistress of the Ritz: A Novel
JENNIFER CODY EPSTEIN, Wunderland: A Novel
» 7:30 pm JULIE SATOW, The Plaza
SHAWN LEVY, The Castle on Sunset
Tuesday, November 12
» 12:00 pm LISA BARR, The Unbreakables: A Novel
MYLA GOLDBERG, Feast Your Eyes: A Novel
» 7:30 pm HENRY WINKLER & LIN OLIVER, Alien Superstar
» 7:30 pm CHER HUBSHER & DAWN HUBSHER, A Bond That Lasts Forever CANCELLED
Wednesday, November 13
» 12:00 pm * EINAT ADMONY, Shuk
Israeli-Style Lunch
» 7:30 pm BOB MANKOFF, Have I Got a Cartoon for You
Thursday, November 14
» 10:00 am KYLE PEASE & BRENT PEASE, Beyond the Finish
ANDY LIPMAN, CF Warrior Project
» 12:30 pm SARAH BLAKE, The Guest Book: A Novel
JILL SANTOPOLO, More Than Words: A Novel
» 7:30 pm ABBY CHAVA STEIN, Becoming Eve
Friday, November 15
» 12:00 pm ADAM CHANDLER, Drive-Thru Dreams
STEPHEN SILVERMAN, The Amusement Park
Saturday, November 16
» 8:00 pm BARI WEISS, How to Fight Anti-Semitism
Sunday, November 17
» 12:00 pm DANIEL OKRENT, The Guarded Gate
» 3:30 pm I.J. ROSENBERG WITH DARREN EALES, Conquered
» 7:30 pm * NIKKI R. HALEY, With All Due Respect - SOLD OUT
Monday, November 18
» 6:30 pm Closing Night

* HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON & CHELSEA CLINTON, The Book of Gutsy Women - SOLD OUT
* These programs are not included with the 2019 Series Passes.

 

2019 Committee

Co-Chairs
Susie Hyman
Deena Profis

Full Committee Co-Chairs

Contact Us

For more information, contact Pam Morton at 678.812.3981.

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