2017 AJC Decatur Book Festival@DCPL
Date:Saturday, September 2, 2017, 10:00 AM—6:15 PM
Event Type:Special Events
Age Group:Adult (18+)

The Decatur Library is hosting a series of author talks during the AJC Decatur Book Festival. All programs are presented by WABE.

10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White by  Michael Tisserand.

11:00 a.m.-Noon. Strong is the New Pretty by Kate T. Parker.

12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Grief and Grit. Debut poets Chen Chen and Andrea Jurjevic will discuss their poetry.

1:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m. The Impact of Changing Atlanta. Authors Hannah Palmer and Mark Pendergrast will discuss Alanta's past, examine the present and offer speculations about the city's future development.

3:00 p.m.-3:34 p.m. Small Town Secrets. Authors Pattie Callahan Henry, Mary Alice Monroe and Zoe Fishman discuss small town secrets and how discovering those secrets impact the protagonists in their novels, The Bookshop at Water's End (Callahan), Beach House for Rent (Palmer) and Inheriting Edith (Fishman).

4:15 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Travels Along the Southern Border. Authors Teresa Bruce and Stephanie Elizondo Griest will discuss travels through the southern border of the United States into Mexico and Central and South America. 

5:30 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Ferocious, Fed-up Female: Strong Woman in Fiction. Authors Laura Kaye and Mary B. Morrison discuss the strong female heriones in their novels, Rough Ride (Kaye) and The One I've Waited For (Morrison).