May’s Best Books

This month, enjoy reading these books from local publishers and authors.

BSA - May Best Books 1“Lost Destiny” 

In this month’s new release, local author Alan Axelrod documents Joe Kennedy Jr.’s final WWII mission to London, which ultimately resulted in Kennedy’s death. On May 19 at 6:30 p.m., Axelrod will read excerpts from his work, discuss it and sign copies at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. The event is free to the pubic, and A Cappella Books will provide copies for purchase on site.,

BSA - May Best Books 2“Root to Leaf” 

Steven Satterfield, Miller Union’s executive chef, knows his way around vegetables – every part of them, in fact. He shares his knowledge and simple approach to produce in his new cookbook, which focuses on seasonal, local options and helps you use each part of the plant. With such beautiful photography, the hardback copy can easily be a coffee table book as much as a kitchen tool. Order one from HarperCollins for $45.

BSA - May Best Books 3


“Everything I Never Told You” 

Celeste Ng’s debut novel, which follows a Chinese American family after the disappearance and death of a daughter, was named on of the New York Times’ Notable Books of 2014. Haven’t read it yet? Pick up a copy on May 27 when Ng reads excerpts and signs copies at the historic Ivy Hall (179 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA). The event is free.

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