This month, enjoy reading these books from local publishers and authors.
Daniel Silva fans won’t want to miss this event! This New York Times best-selling author present his latest spy novel at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta on July 8 at 7:30 p.m. The event includes a talk with CNN”s Nadia Bilchik, a Q&A and a book signing. Tickets begin at $24 and are available online at atlantajcc.org/bookfestival or by calling (678) 812-4002.
The chef, author and star of hit TV shows such as “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” is stopping by The Fox Theatre at 8 p.m on July 11 to share insights about his work and travels and to answer audience questions. He’ll have no shortage of topics to cover, since he’s written a travel journal, three crime novels, a cookbook, a graphic novel and more. Unsigned and pre-signed copies of Bourdain’s books will be available all evening, and if you purchase a VIP ticket, you can get a signed and personalized copy. Purchase tickets at foxtheatre.org starting at $52.
Alpharetta book publisher BookLogix recently released “Fun Foodie Friends,” a healthy kids’ cookbook from local authors Elaine Callahan and Joyce Kesler. Callahan created a food-based work of art to accompany each recipe and help make fruits and vegetable fun for kids. Flipping through this recipe collection is one time you’ll actually want your kids to play with their food! Copies are available on Amazon for $19.95.