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July Book Events


Thursday, July 1st @ 7:15 pm

  • Bestselling Atlanta author, Karin Slaughter will be talking about her latest book, Broken.  It combines two sets of her characters for the second time.  The Atlanta characters travel to Grant County to solve a murder in the mist of local police suspicion, personal vendettas, and small county secrets.

Decatur Library Auditorium

Tuesday, July 6th @ 7 pm

  • Stan Cox’s new book, Losing Our Cool, examines the consequences of air conditioning on both our environment and our health.  He includes statistics about energy use and shows that the atmosphere cannot sustain our current us of air conditioning.  Air conditioning has changed the way we live.  It alters are bodies’ sensitivity to heat and may be affecting rates of infection, allergies, asthma, and obesity.

Manuel’s Tavern

Wednesday, July 7th @ 7:15 pm

Decatur Library Auditorium

Thursday, July 15th

12 pm – 2 pm @ Mary Mac’s Tea Room &/or

7:30 pm @ Borders on Ponce (Midtown)

  • Mary Mac’s Tea Room includes 125 classic recipes from this famous Atlanta landmark.  John Ferrell, owner, also shares artwork, old menus, postcards, employee biographies, and favorite guests from the past 65 years.

Saturday, July 17th @ 12 pm – 1 pm

  • Batt Humphrey’s new book shows the beauty and the ugliness of 1910 Charleston through the struggle between two lawyers for a man’s life.  Dead Weight is based on the true story of Daniel Duncan.

Eagle Eye Bookshop

Tuesday, July 20th @ 6:30 pm – 8 pm

  • Iris & Roy Johansen’s latest thriller brings the characters from Silent Thunder back together.  Shadow Zone focuses on an ancient lost underwater city named Marinth.  The secret of the tsunami that submerged Marinth has fallen into the wrong hands.  A ruthless sociopath wants to bring about an environmental Armageddon and he must be stopped.

Eagle Eye Bookshop

Thursday, July 22nd @ 7:15 pm

  • David Bottoms’ new book is The Onion’s Dark Core.  It’s mostly a collection of essays by the poet but also includes four interviews with the Poet Laureate of Georgia.

Decatur Library Auditorium

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