From November 4 – 20, 2017, the Book Festival of the MJCCA will celebrate 26 years of bringing culture and conversation to the greater Atlanta community. This Book Festival repertoire of 45+ authors has something to offer all book lovers. More than 13,000 people from across the Southeast will come to engage with and listen to their favorite local, national, and international authors. Most events will be held at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA), 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody.
Headlining Authors Include: Senator Al Franken, Former First Daughters Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush, News Icon Dan Rather, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Celebrated Inventor and Entrepreneur Joy Mangano, Celebrated Author and Journalist Walter Isaacson, Diet Guru and Lifestyle Expert Lisa Lillien, NBC National Investigative Correspondent Jeff Rossen, NYT Bestselling Author Nicole Krauss, Social Commentator Reza Aslan, and NYT Bestselling Author and Humorist Dave Barry.
The 26th Edition of the Book Festival of the MJCCA features everyone from renowned political figures and historians, to award-winning novelists and local luminaries. Book topics range from scientific breakthroughs to fascinating biographies, from untold stories about the Holocaust to World War II epics, from brilliant Jewish humor to unwritten rules for sports fans.
Some of this year’s highlights include a live musical performance from one of the most prolific Jewish songwriters today, Steve Dorff; a delicious dessert reception with Lisa Lillien, AKA ‘The Hungry Girl’; and an Intown program at The Rich Theatre with ‘the most interesting man in the world,’ Jonathan Goldsmith.
Ticket Info: Individual tickets can be purchased, or guests can purchase a series pass.
Online: atlantajcc.org/bookfestival; Phone: 678.812.4005; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.