To the delight of thousands of book lovers, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta is back with its two-week long book festival. Meet, great and take a peek into the minds of some of America’s favorite authors. Here are some author visits you won’t want to miss.
Judy Blume Nov. 7 8.p.m
Beloved author Judy Blume discusses her nearly thirtieth novel with Greg Chagnon, a former columnist for the AJC. “In the Unlikely Event” tells the story of how three generations of families, friends and strangers learn to cope with the unexpected curveballs of life, both good and bad.
Josh Levs Nov. 22 10:30 a.m.
After being denied parental leave Josh Levs became an advocate for working fathers. Levs discusses – with Nadia Bilchik, CNN editorial producer and president – his book “All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses–And How We Can Fix It Together.” In it, he explores what exactly fatherhood means in today’s world, shatters stereotypes and demonstrates how everyone can be “all in.“
An America without electricity isn’t just a possibility; it’s one hack away from becoming a reality. Investigative reporter Ted Koppel will discuss with Dana Barett (host of “The Dana Barrett Show”) his stunning expose. Koppel discusses the federal government’s lack of preparation for what could be one of the biggest threats to modern American society…an attack on our power grids.
Details:Visit atlantajcc.org for more information.