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Best of Atlanta 2006 Index

 

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2006 Index of Winners

Best Art Neighborhood BOA Award Winner

The Westside
Though at this point there is hardly a glut of galleries, things are definitely on the rise on THE WESTSIDE. Yes, it’s home to Howell Mill Road’s retail corridor, but it’s also the artsy epicenter of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, the King Plow Arts Center, the Sandler-Hudsonmore...
Though at this point there is hardly a glut of galleries, things are definitely on the rise on THE WESTSIDE. Yes, it’s home to Howell Mill Road’s retail corridor, but it’s also the artsy epicenter of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, the King Plow Arts Center, the Sandler-Hudson Gallery and Octane Coffee, which has featured rotating shows of local artists. The district also is just a stone’s throw from the thriving Castleberry Hill art scene. less...

Best Book By An Atlanta Author BOA Award Winner

The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure
The short stories of Jack Pendarvis find security guards watching over a shock jock buried alive, an unemployed man spying on sinister squirrels, and a very, very bad writer attempting to write the history of America. In THE MYSTERIOUS SECRET OF THE VALUABLE TREASURE, Pendarvis’ words are asmore...

The short stories of Jack Pendarvis find security guards watching over a shock jock buried alive, an unemployed man spying on sinister squirrels, and a very, very bad writer attempting to write the history of America. In THE MYSTERIOUS SECRET OF THE VALUABLE TREASURE, Pendarvis’ words are as wild and possessed by the same mad genius as his characters.
$21. MacAdam/Cage. 187 pages.

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Best Book Set In Georgia BOA Award Winner

Between, Georgia
Atlanta author Joshilyn Jackson puts a new twist on the family feud in BETWEEN, GEORGIA, in which the biological daughter of one family is raised by that family’s sworn enemies. As an adult, only she can keep the two families from killing one another. No pressure. Set in a fictionalized versionmore...

Atlanta author Joshilyn Jackson puts a new twist on the family feud in BETWEEN, GEORGIA, in which the biological daughter of one family is raised by that family’s sworn enemies. As an adult, only she can keep the two families from killing one another. No pressure. Set in a fictionalized version of the real town of Between, the novel adeptly mixes cold-blooded creepiness with lyric love and loyalty.
$22.99. Warner Books. 304 pages.

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