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Hannah Pittard: Visible Empire

06/26/2018 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, June 26th 6-7:30PM On a humid summer day, the phones begin to ring: disaster has struck. Chateau de Sully, a Boeing 707 chartered to ferry home more than one hundred of Atlanta’s most prominent citizens from a European jaunt, crashed in Paris shortly after takeoff. It is the second-deadliest disaster in the history of aviation. Overnight, the city of Atlanta changes. Left behind are children, spouses, lovers, and friends - faced with renegotiating their lives. Robert, a newspaper...

Matthew Griffin and Nick White: Hide, and Sweet and Low, respectively.

06/28/2018 - 6:00PM

Thursday, June 28th 6-7:30PM Join us with Matthew Griffin and Nick White discussing and signing their books, Hide, and Sweet and Low, respectively.    Hide: Falling in love in the aftermath of World War II, a gay taxidermist and a veteran are forced to cut all ties with their discriminating North Carolina textile town and share a life of quiet self-sufficiency for decades until one of them falls terminally ill, forcing the other to reckon with the consequences of their...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

07/11/2018 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, July 11th

Lexi Ostrow: A Heavenly Kind of Love

07/15/2018 - 2:00PM

Sunday, July 15th 2-3:30PM Cassandra Marks had dedicated her life to helping orphaned children around the world find families - something she never truly had. Life was everything she'd expected it to be for a woman who lived to work. She was only thirty when her world was turned upside down with one sentence - "I'm sorry, we've confirmed you have breast cancer." Giving up was not an option, but fighting cancer was harder than she'd imagined. Her work with worldwide orphanages was put on hold...

William Boyle and Bill Loehfelm: The Lonely Witness, and The Devil's Muse (paperback release), respectively.

07/16/2018 - 6:00PM

Monday, July 16th 6-7:30PM Join us with William Boyle and Bill Loehfelm discussing their books, The Lonely Witness, and The Devil's Muse (paperback release), respectively. William and Bill will sign books after the discussion. The Lonely Witness: Amy was once a party girl, but she now lives a lonely life, helping the house-bound to receive communion in the Gravesend neighborhood of Brooklyn. She stops in at one of the apartments on her route, where Mrs. Epifanio, the elderly woman who...

Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts: Demark Vesey's Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of the Confederacy

07/24/2018 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, July 24th 6-7:30PM A book that strikes at the heart of the recent flare-ups over Confederate symbols in Charlottesville, New Orleans, and elsewhere, Denmark Vesey’s Garden reveals the deep roots of these controversies and traces them to the heart of slavery in the United States: Charleston, South Carolina, where almost half of the U.S. slave population stepped onto our shores, where the first shot at Fort Sumter began the Civil War, and where Dylann Roof shot nine people at Emanuel...

Amy Bonnaffons: The Wrong Heaven

08/06/2018 - 6:00PM

Monday, August 6th 6-7:30PM For fans of George Saunders and Karen Russell, an amazing, wildly inventive. collection of stories that straddles the line between the real and the fantastical. In The Wrong Heaven, anything is possible: bodies can transform, inanimate objects come to life, angels appear and disappear. Bonnaffons draws us into a delightfully strange universe, in which her conflicted characters seek to solve their sexual and spiritual dilemmas in all the wrong places. The title...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

08/08/2018 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, August 8th

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

09/12/2018 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, September 12th

Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker: Dracul

10/09/2018 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, October 9th 6-7:30PM The prequel to Dracula, inspired by notes and texts left behind by the author of the classic novel, Dracul is a supernatural thriller that reveals not only Dracula's true origins but Bram Stoker's--and the tale of the enigmatic woman who connects them. It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil. Armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a rifle, he prays to survive a single night, the longest of...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

10/10/2018 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, October 12th

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

11/14/2018 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, November 14th

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