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November Book Events

November 9th @ 7:15pm

Richard Jay Hutto’s new book is based in Macon.  A Peculiar Tribe of People is a true life mystery thriller involving a murder, a trial, and some fascinating and bizarre characters.

Decatur Library Auditorium

November 9th @ 5:30pm-7pm

Robert Moses is a famous civil rights leader and education activist.  In 2005, he invited 100 prominent African American and Latino intellectuals to meet and discuss the quality of education for all children.  The meeting launched a movement and from these efforts his new book, Quality Education as a Constitutional Right, was produced.

All Saint’s Episcopal Church

November 10th @ 7:15pm

In a special “University in the Library” series, Georgia Center for the Book celebrates the 50th anniversary of To Kill a Mockingbird.  The evening’s guests will be Tom McHaney, Cathy Powers, and Tom Key.

Decatur Library Auditorium

November 11th @ 7pm

In The Fall of the House of Zeus, author Curtis Wilkie tells the story of Dickie Scruggs.  Scruggs is a brother-in-law of Trent Lott and was one of the most successful plaintiff lawyers.  He took on cases against the tobacco and asbestos industries like a modern day Robin Hood.  Then the truth was exposed of fixed cases, blocked investigations, and judicial tampering.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library

November 18th @ 7pm

Doors open at 6pm

Tickets are available online or in store at A Cappella Books.

Ticket price includes admission and a signed copy of Luka and the Fire of Life

Salman Rushdie will read from and discuss his latest work with the attendees.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library

November 19th @ 7pm

Admission: $5 (benefits the Decatur Education Foundation) or

Free entry with purchase of Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead

The Frank Meeink story, as told to Jody M. Roy, tells about his descent into the white supremacy underground and his turn around in prison.  Since being paroled, Frank began speaking out to stop the hate.

Decatur High School Auditorium

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