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A Cappella Books

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Call: (404) 681-5128 or visit acappellabooks.com
The long-lived indie shop boasts new/used offerings focusing on leftist politics, Beat writers, and art/music/underground lit. A Cappella hosts author signings and live music events.

Chris Whipple | The Spymasters Virtual Event

Monday October 19, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
From the New York Times bestselling author of “The Gatekeepers,” comes a remarkable, behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to run the world’s most powerful intelligence agency, and how the CIA is often a crucial counterforce against presidents threatening to overstep the powers of their office. ...
Cost: Free

Jon Meacham, His Truth Is Marching On

Wednesday September 2, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
JON MEACHAM, His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope

In Conversation with Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, Dean and President, Morehouse School of Medicine

Presented in partnership with The Atlanta History Center and the JCC Literary Consortium

Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-win...
Cost: Free-$36

James McBride | Deacon King Kong

Tuesday August 18, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the author of the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird and the bestselling modern classic The Color of Water, comes one of the most celebrated novels of the year.

In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known a...
Cost: $28

Jeffrey Toobin | True Crimes and Misdemeanors

Monday August 10, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Join A Cappella Books for an exclusive virtual event with the author, who will present his new book, “True Crimes and Misdemeanors: The Investigation of Donald Trump,” on Zoom Monday, August 10, at 7 P.M. Toobin will appear in conversation with former US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia...
Cost: $30

Dr. Vivek Murthy | Together Virtual Event

Tuesday August 4, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
DUE TO THE CURRENT PANDEMIC CRISIS, WE FEEL IT'S IN THE PUBLIC'S BEST INTEREST TO HAVE ACCESS TO THIS IMPORTANT DISCUSSION. THEREFORE, THIS PREVIOUSLY TICKETED EVENT IS NOW FREE TO ATTEND. Dr. Vivek Murthy, who served as the 19th Surgeon General of the United States under President Barack Obama, j...
Cost: Free

Chris Frantz | Remain in Love Exclusive Live Virtual Event

Wednesday July 22, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books proudly presents an exclusive virtual event with Chris Frántz, songwriter, musician, producer, and founding member of the iconic bands, Talking Heads (official) and Tom Tom Club. Frantz will join Atlanta music journalist Chad Radford for a Zoom discussion of his new memoir, “Remai...
Cost: $30

Julian Zelizer | Burning Down the House Virtual Event

Tuesday July 14, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Princeton University Professor of History and Public Affairs and CNN Political Analyst Julian E. Zelizer tells the story of how Newt Gingrich and his allies tainted American politics, launching an enduring era of brutal partisan warfare. Zelizer will appear in conversation with Virginia Prescott, ...
Cost: Registration Required

ONLINE EVENT: Brit Bennett - The Vanishing Half Exclusive Virtual Event

Wednesday June 10, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books on Zoom

From The New York Times-bestselling author of “The Mothers,” a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.

A Cappella Books welcomes Brit Bennett for an exclusive vir...
Cost: $27 including book

Brit Bennett | The Vanishing Half Exclusive Virtual Event

Wednesday June 10, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
From The New York Times-bestselling author of “The Mothers,” a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white. A Cappella Books welcomes Brit Bennett for an exclusive virtual event to celebrate the...
Cost: Book Purchase Required

Cat Power, W8ing4UFOs, Flap

Monday December 16, 2019 08:00 pm EST
A Cappella Books celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a benefit concert for Common Good Atlanta!Join us at the Variety Playhouse on Monday, December 16, at 8 p.m. as we mark our 30th year with a special night of music featuring a solo set by Cat Power singer-songwriter, Chan Marshall.Atlanta's own W...
Cost: $30-$45

Ben Folds

Saturday October 26, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books welcomes Ben Folds, celebrated American singer-songwriter and former frontman of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five, for a special in-store book signing event. Admission is price of book. 
Cost: $28

Carlos Andrés Gómez - Hijito

Sunday September 29, 2019 05:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books welcomes author and actor Carlos Andrés Gómez, who will read and sign copies of his award-winning poetry collection "Hijito."
Cost: Free

Daniela Petrova - Her Daughter's Mother

Saturday September 28, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books welcomes author Daniela Petrova, who will discuss and sign copies of her debut novel, "Her Daughter's Mother," which was named one of the top must-read summer thrillers of 2019 by Time, InStyle, O Magazine, and the New York Post.
Cost: Free

Mike Reiss - Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons

Thursday September 26, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The longest-serving "The Simpsons" writer and all-around funnyman Mike Reiss delivers the ultimate fan guide to the most popular animated show in American history.
Cost: Free

George Lakey - How We Win

Friday September 13, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
A lifetime of activism informs "How We Win," George Lakey's playbook for building and conducting nonviolent direct action campaigns.
Cost: Free

Christine Ristaino - All the Silent Spaces

Sunday September 8, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
In September 2007, Christine Ristaino was attacked in a store parking lot while her three- and five-year-old children watched. In "All the Silent Spaces," she shares what it felt like to be an ordinary person confronted with an extraordinary event. Meet Ristaino and hear more of her incredible story...
Cost: Free

Geddy Lee (Rush) book signing

Saturday July 20, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
Rush bass player Geddy Lee is signing copies of his latest book, Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass. Limit two (2) books per purchase. Buy tickets here.

 

Cost: $90 + fees ($14.95 ). Price includes a copy of the book.

David Eicher - How Life Spirited Me from Mennonite to Man O' Night

Sunday June 9, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
David "Beck" Eicher's autobiography "How Life Spirited Me From Mennonite to Man O' Night" takes place over a 30-year period of events from the sublime to the down-right raunchy. Coming from the intense confines of a very puritanical religion (Mennonite) and going to the major league inner music ci...
Cost: Free

Renee Linnell | The Burn Zone

Saturday April 27, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
By the age of 15, Renee Linnell had lost almost everyone she loved; seeking answers, she set out on a quest for spiritual enlightenment and understanding—only to find herself entrenched in a Buddhist cult. Thus begins her memoir, "The Burn Zone." The author will be signing copies of her book at A Ca...
Cost: Free

Renee Linnell - The Burn Zone

Saturday April 27, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Location: 

A Cappella Books 208 Haralson Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

By the age of 15, Renee Linnell had lost almost everyone she loved; seeking answers, she set out on a quest for spiritual enlightenment and understanding—only to find herself entrenched in a Buddhist cult. Thus begins her memoir, ...
Cost: Free

Joe Miller | US of AA

Saturday April 13, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books hosts Joe Miller, award-winning journalist, author, and associate professor of English at Columbus State University, as he discusses his new book, US of AA, subtitled “How the Twelve Steps Hijacked the Science of Alcoholism.” This book takes a journey through history and shows the r...
Cost: Free

George Singleton | Staff Picks

Sunday March 31, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Location: 

A Cappella Books 208 Haralson Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30307 Comic maestro George Singleton will visit the store to discuss and sign copies of his latest short story collection "Staff Picks."

The new collection provides a loosely linked baker’s dozen of stories set in small, often-flounder...
Cost: Free

Vanessa Siddle Walker, The Lost Education of Horace Tate

Sunday February 10, 2019 03:00 pm EST
In the epic tradition of "Eyes on the Prize" and with the cultural significance of John Lewis’s "March" trilogy, "The Lost Education of Horace Tate" by Vanessa Siddle Walker is an ambitious and harrowing account of the devoted black educators who battled southern school segregation and inequality. ...
Cost: Free- $32.99

Marlon James Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Friday February 8, 2019 07:00 pm EST
On Friday, Feb. 8th, A Cappella Books and the Carter Center welcome Marlon James, the Man Booker Prize-winning author of "A Brief History of Seven Killings." James will be in conversation with Atlanta's Nic Stone, New York Times bestselling author of "Dear Martin" and "Odd One Out." The authors wi...
Cost: $30-35

Ben Wynne ! The Man Who Punched Jefferson Davis

Wednesday January 30, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted by the Carter Center in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library in honor of Ben Wynne and his new novel The Man Who Punched Jefferson Davis.
Cost: Free

Jon Ward ! Camelot's End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight that Broke the Democratic Party

Thursday January 24, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted by the Carter Center in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library for author Jon Ward in honor of his book Camelot's End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight that Broke the Democratic Party. 
Cost: Free

Robert Friedman ! A Few Thousand Dollars

Wednesday January 23, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library courtesy of the Carter Center to celebrate Robert E. Friedman and his new novel A Few Thousand Dollars.
Cost: Free

Writers at the Wrecking Bar Presents Kristen Roupenian ! You Know You Want This

Tuesday January 22, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Kristen Roupenian comes to Wrecking Bar Brewpub to talk about her new novel You Know You Want This. Presented by Wrecking Bar Brewpub, Writers at the Wrecking Bar, and A Cappella Books.
Cost: Free

Sneed Collard ! Warblers & Woodpeckers: A Father-Son Big Year of Birding

Thursday January 17, 2019 07:00 pm EST
The Atlanta Audubon Society, Brickworks Gallery, and A Cappella Books present nature writer Sneed Collard and his novel Warblers & Woodpeckers: A Father-Son Big Year of Birding. The event is free admission but reserving a seat is strongly recomended.
Cost: Free

Writers at the Wrecking Bar Presents Soniah Kamal ! Unmarriageable

Thursday January 17, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted by the Writers at Wrecking Bar courtesy of Wrecking Bar Brewpub. Atlanta author Soniah Kamal will be there to discuss her new novel Unmarriageable due to launch this month.
Cost: Free

David Priess ! How to Get Rid of a President: History's Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable or Unfit Chief Executives

Tuesday January 15, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Book Signing Event held in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library courtesy of the Carter Center for the presentation of David Priess' new novel How to Get Rid of a President: History's Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable or Unfit Chief Executives.
Cost: Free

It Was All a Dream

Thursday January 10, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted by the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library for the presentation of Reniqua Allen's new novel It Was All a Dream.
Cost: Free

Ronen Bergman | Rise and Kill First

Monday October 29, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA)

5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Get tickets here

Cost: $25

Writers at the Wrecking Bar | Mickey Dubrow | American Judas

Thursday October 25, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Location: 

Wrecking Bar Brewpub 292 Moreland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307

Cost: Free entry

SOLD OUT: Sally Field | In Pieces

Sunday October 21, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Sold out 
Cost: sold out

Michael Beschloss | Presidents of War

Tuesday October 16, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Location: 

The Carter Center 453 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

Get tickets here

Cost: $35, $40 for couples

Tena Clark | Southern Discomfort

Sunday October 14, 2018 03:00 pm EDT
Location: 

Woodruff Arts Center, First Floor Beauchamp Carr Gallery 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Reserve seat here

Cost: Free entry, $27 for book

Mitch Albom | The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

Saturday October 13, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
Location: 

Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

By tickets here

Cost: $35

Amber Tamblyn: Any Man

Saturday August 11, 2018 12:00 am EDT
In her blazingly original and unforgettable debut novel Any Man, Amber Tamblyn brings to startling life a specter of sexual violence in the shadowy form of Maude, a serial female rapist who preys on men. In this electric and provocative debut novel, Tamblyn blends genres of poetry, prose, and elem...
Cost: Free

Anne Gisleson | The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

Thursday August 9, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Anne Gisleson had lost her twin sisters, been forced to flee her home during Hurricane Katrina, and watched cancer take the life of her beloved father. Her husband Brad had suffered his own trauma before they met; he lost his partner and the mother of his son to cancer when she was in her early 30s....
Cost: Free

Jason Heller | Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music, and the Decade Sci-Fi Exploded

Wednesday July 25, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join us on Wednesday, July 25 at 7 p.m. for a book signing event with "Strange Stars" author Jason Heller. The Hugo Award-winning writer will appear in conversation with Chad Radford, music editor of "Creative Loafing," to discuss the weird and wild story of when rock ’n’ roll met the sci-fi world o...
Cost: Free

Ndaba Mandela | Going to the Mountain: Life Lessons from My Grandfather, Nelson Mandela

Thursday June 28, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first-ever book to tell Nelson Mandela's life through the eyes of a child who was raised by him, chronicling Ndaba Mandela's life living with, and learning from, one of the greatest leaders and humanitarians the world has ever known. 

Check out the event page here.

Location: Jimmy Carter Pre...
Cost: $28 - $33

Kenny Leon | Take You Wherever You Go

Tuesday June 26, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
When Kenny Leon's grandmother told him to "take you wherever you go," she could hardly have anticipated that he would establish himself as one of Broadway's most exciting and acclaimed directors. But through years of hard work, Kenny would migrate from a small wooden house in rural Florida to the To...
Cost: $28 - $33

Elaine Neil Orr | Swimming Between Worlds

Thursday June 21, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
From the critically acclaimed writer of A Different Sun, a Southern coming-of-age novel that sets three very different young people against the tumultuous years of the American civil rights movement. Check out the event page here. 
Cost: Free

Ambassador Rick Barton | Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World

Tuesday June 19, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Bosnia, Rwanda, Haiti, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria - a quarter-century of stumbles in America’s pursuit of a more peaceful and just world. American military interventions have cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars, yet we rarely manage to enact positive and sustainable change. In Peace Wo...
Cost: Free

Yrsa Daley-Ward | The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir

Sunday June 17, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
From the celebrated poet behind bone, a lyrical memoir—part prose, part verse—about coming-of-age, uncovering the cruelty and beauty of the wider world, and redemption through self-discovery and the bonds of family

Check out the event page here.

Location: SCADshow | 173 14th St NE

Cost: Free

Tommy Curry | Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood

Sunday June 17, 2018 03:00 pm EDT
Tommy J. Curry’s provocative book The Man-Not is a justification for Black Male Studies. He posits that we should conceptualize the Black male as a victim, oppressed by his sex. The Man-Not, therefore,is a corrective of sorts, offering a concept of Black males that could challenge the existing accou...
Cost: Free

Janet Croon | War Outside My Window

Wednesday June 13, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Edited and annotated with meticulous care by Janet Croon, "The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865" captures the spirit and the character of a young privileged white teenager witnessing the demise of his world even as his own body is slowly failing him. Just ...
Cost: Free

Andrew Lawler | Secret Token: Myth, Obssession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke

Tuesday June 12, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
A sweeping account of America's oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and what the Lost Colony reveals about America today Incisive and absorbing, The Secret Token offers a new understanding not just of the Lost Colony and its fate, but of how its absence continues to d...
Cost: Free

Michael Eric Dyson at Oakhurst Presbyterian

Tuesday June 12, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
A stunning follow up to New York Times bestseller Tears We Cannot Stop, What Truth Sounds Like exists at the tense intersection of the conflict between politics and prophecy – of whether we embrace political resolution or moral redemption to fix our fractured racial landscape. The future of race and...
Cost: $27 - $33

Writers At The Wrecking Bar | Silas House & Caleb Johnson

Monday June 11, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books presents Writers @ The Wrecking Bar, a monthly fiction series at our neighborhood brewpub, The Wrecking Bar.  Join us and mingle with other fans of contemporary fiction each month, check out the Wrecking Bar's own unique beer selection, wine and specially crafted cocktails, enjoy...
Cost: Free

Lauren Groff Takes Us to Florida

Friday June 8, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Meet celebrated author Lauren Groff! National Book Award finalist Lauren Groff (Fates and Furies) returns with a dazzling collection of stories set in her home state, Florida. On Friday, June 8,  at 7 p.m. Groff presents her new book in conversation with local literary critic Anjali Enjeti, before...
Cost: $30-$35

Kendra Field's Growing Up With the Country

Thursday February 1, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Kendra Field comes to The Carter Library to read from, discuss and sign copies of Growing Up with the Country: Family Race, and Nation after the Civil War.

This event is free and open to the public.

A Cappella Books is the official bookseller for this event.

If you are unable to attend this ev...
Cost: Free

Diane Cantor's When Nighttime Shadows Fall

Tuesday January 30, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Diane Cantor visits A Cappella Books to read from, discuss and sign copies of When Nighttime Shadows Fall.

This event is free and open to the public.

A Cappella Books is the official bookseller for this event.

If you are unable to attend this event, you may still pre-order a signed copy below....
Cost: Free

Bryant Simon's Hamlet Fire

Thursday January 25, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Historian Bryant Simon appears at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library to discuss and sign copies of Hamlet Fire.

This event is free and open to the public.

If you are unable to attend this event, you may still pre-order a signed copy here.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library - 441 Freedom Pkwy...
Cost: Free

Writers At The Wrecking Bar | Brass by Xhenet Aliu

Tuesday January 23, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Wrecking Bar Brewpub - 292 Moreland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309

A Cappella Books presents Writers @ The Wrecking Bar, a monthly fiction series at our neighborhood brewpub, The Wrecking Bar. 

Join us and mingle with other fans of contemporary fiction each month, check out the Wrecking Bar's own uniq...
Cost: Free

When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Asha Bandele

Monday January 22, 2018 07:00 pm EST
The Carter Center - 453 Freedom Pkwy. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30307

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors & journalist Asha Bandele come to The Carter Center to discuss and sign copies of When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir.

This event is free and open to the pub...
Cost: Free

Georgia Hunter's We Were the Lucky Ones

Saturday January 20, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Oglethorpe - Dolive Theatre 4484 Peachtree Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA, 30319

Debut novelist Georgia Hunter visits Oglethorpe University's Dolive Theatre to read from, discuss and sign copies of We Were the Lucky Ones.

This event is free and open to the public.

If you are unable to attend this ev...
Cost: Free

Kevin Young's Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News

Thursday January 18, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Join us for a homecoming for Kevin Young as he returns to Atlanta  to read from, discuss and sign copies of his celebrated new book of non-fiction Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Jimmy Carter President...
Cost: Free

The Ice House

Wednesday January 17, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Celebrated author Laura Lee Smith (selected for "Best American Short Stories 2015") visits Ivy Hall to read from, discuss and sign copies of her new novel The Ice House.

This event is free and open to the public.

If you are unable to attend this event, you may still pre-order a signed copy here....
Cost: Free

Kristen Kish | Kristen Kish Cooking

Sunday December 10, 2017 02:00 pm EST
Come meet Top Chef winner Kristen Kish as she stops by share stories and cooking tips and to sign copies of her book Kristen Kish Cooking.

Details

 

Cost: Free

Atlanta Noir book tour

Tuesday August 1, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
The Atlanta Noir book tour features a series of14 fictional stories which each highlight a different neighborhood of Atlanta. The authors include editor Tayari Jones as well as Tananarive Due, Kenji Jasper, Tayari Jones and Dallas Hudgens, among others. At the A Capella Books stop on the tour, cont...
Cost: Free

Running with Raven Book Talk

Thursday June 29, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
Laura Lee Huttenbach, an Atlanta native and author of new book Running with Raven, comes to A Capella Books. In her talk, she'll address how she discovered Raven, a man who runs 8 miles every evening on the beaches of South Beach, Virginia and how he garnered a national following. This "real life Fo...
Cost: Free-$5

Thomas Swick

Tuesday November 29, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Travel writer Thomas Swick visits A Capella Books for a discussion of his spring-published book, The Joys of Travel: And Stories That Illuminate Them. In the memoir, Swick reflects on what he has identified as “the seven joys of travel”: anticipation, movement, break from routine, novelty, disco...
Cost: Free w/ book purchase

Han Vance Book Signing

Monday July 4, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
What happens when a soon-to-be-divorced Atlantan journeys westward to travel through California? A memoir. Get your hands on Golden State Misadventures, the new book by Atlanta author and culture reporter Han Vance to get lost in his adventures, spanning from the Bay Area to Hollywood to the Emerald...
Cost: Free

Josh Rosenthal Reads from Record Store of the Mind

Thursday April 14, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Grammy-nomintated producer, Tompkins Square label founder, and lifelong music lover Josh Rosenthal presents his first book, The Record Store of the Mind.
Cost: Free

David J of Bauhaus and Love and Rockets book reading/signing

Monday February 22, 2016 07:00 pm EST
David J reads from and signs copies of his memoir, Who Killed Mister Moonlight?: Bauhaus black magick and benediction.
Cost: Free

George Saunders Book Signing

Friday December 4, 2015 07:00 pm EST
A Cappella Books will be presenting New York Times best-selling author, George Saunders for a reading and book signing, celebrating the re-issue of his popular illustrated fable, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip.
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A Mystery in Reconstruction Atlanta: Matthew Guinn

Thursday October 22, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Author Matthew Guinn discusses and reads from his new book The Scribe.
Cost: Free

Ed Brock

Tuesday September 29, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Former crime reporter Ed Brock visits to discuss his debut novel Pale in Death, a mystery set in Atlanta. Copies will be available for sale and signing.
Cost: Free

Laura McNeill

Saturday July 25, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
McNeill's novel Center of Gravity is set in the Deep South and offers a look into an imploding marriage exploring family secrets and betrayals through the eyes of a 8-year-old boy and his mother.
Cost: Free

Harrison Scott Key

Wednesday June 10, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Key reads, discusses, and signs copies of his new memoir, The World's Largest Man: A Memoir, which gives an inside look at a funny and heartfelt relationship between a grown man and his out-there father.
Cost: Free

Laura Dave

Thursday June 4, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Bestselling author Laura Dave presents her breakout novel, Eight Hundred Grapes. Hear about character Georgia Ford's navigation through the secrets of love, family, marriage, and wine and how they all intertwine. Join Dave as she reads, discusses, and signs copies.
Cost: Free

Jamie Tworkowski

Monday June 1, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Jamie Tworkowski reads from If You Feel Too Much.
Cost: Free

Caroline Clarke

Monday May 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
In her memoir, Postcards from Cookie: A Memoir of Motherhood, Miracles, and a Whole Lot of Mail, Caroline Clarke shares the discovery of her biological mother — and, through correspondence, how she learns about her grandfather, Nat King Cole. In addition to reading excerpts from the book, Clarke w...
Cost: Free

Independent Bookstore Day

Friday May 1, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
What started over on the West Coast in 2014 as California Bookstore Day has quickly grown into an event lit lovers around the country have come to appreciate. On Sat., May 2, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., A Cappella Books will take part in Independent Bookstore Day by offering special programs, author visits...
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Han Vance, Tom Cheshire

Thursday April 23, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Poets Tom Cheshire and Han Vance appear in support of their respective new collections, uNEVENLY yOLKED and ATL Fire.
Cost: Free

James Hannaham

Saturday April 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
A book signing for his latest novel, Delicious Foods
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Yuri Herrera Book Signing

Friday April 3, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Hererra will discuss his new novel, Signs Preceding the End of the World, which is translated into English by Atlanta local Lisa Dillman. Both Dillman and Hererra will read from, discuss, and sign copies of the book at A Cappella Books.
Cost: Free

Julia Elliott, Murray Farish

Wednesday October 22, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Two authors of short fiction make a joint appearance in connection with their respective debut story collections, The Wilds and Inappropriate Behavior.
Cost: Free

Murray Farish

Wednesday October 22, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Murray Farish reads from his new book of stories, Inappropriate Behavior. The characters in Inappropriate Behavior teeter on the brink of sanity, while those around them reach out in support, watch helplessly, or duck for cover. These are stories of people seeking desperately for a way to connect, t...
Cost: Free

Rare Book Showcase

Wednesday August 13, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books will return to its roots on Throwback Thursday with a rare books exhibit, helped along by some of Atlanta's most prominent antique book dealers (Cliff Graubart, David McCord, David Hamilton, and Kenneth Mallory). Guest dealers will have books for display and sale (priced from $25-$2...
Cost: Free

Bill Morris

Wednesday July 30, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
In Bill Morris' Motor City Burning, Detroit comes alive in a powerful novel set amidst the chaos of the race riots and the serenity of Opening Day.
Cost: Free

Laura Lane McNeal

Sunday July 13, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Laura Lane McNeal will talk and read from her book Dollbaby. A coming-of-age debut novel set in the summer of 1964, introduces Ibby Bell who, after her father dies, is sent to live with her eccentric grandmother, Fannie, in New Orleans. Fortunately, Fannie’s black cook Queenie and her quick-witted...
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Dale Kushner

Sunday June 22, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Dale Kushner, the Wisconsin-based author of The Conditions of Love, will read from and discuss her work at the Reading Room – A Cappella Book's new event space adjacent to the store at 208 Haralson Ave. At once fable and realistic story, The Conditions of Love is a book about emotional and physica...
Cost: Free

Chelsea Handler Signs New Book

Friday March 14, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Comic Chelsea Handler will sign her latest book, Uganda Be Kidding Me. Tickets, which include the price of the book, go on sale Feb. 20 at acappellabooks.com.
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MJCCA Book Festival

Monday November 12, 2012 07:00 pm EST
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Southern Writers Showcase

Thursday November 8, 2012 07:00 pm EST
The MJCCA Book Festival continues with a celebration of Southern writers and other authors such as Lynn Garson, Bobbi Kornblit, Alison Goldstein Lebovitz, Andy Lipman, Ronda Robinson, John Schwartz, Jonathan Tropper, Joe & Carol Reich, Jesse Kellerman,Francesca Segal, Jennifer Gardner Trulson, Edie ...
Cost: Free

Jesse Kellerman

Sunday November 4, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Author Jesse Kellerman visits the MJCCA Book Festival to discuss his book Potboiler.
Cost: $10-$15

Joseph Scott Morgan

Saturday October 27, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Forensics expert Joseph Scott Morgan discusses his book Blood Beneath My Feet, which tells the story how he spent his childhood in a white trash trailer park.
Cost: Free

Cliff Graubart

Wednesday September 26, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Authors Pat Conry and Cliff Graubart visit to discuss Graubart's new book The Curious Vision of Sammy Levitt and Other Stories.
Cost: $28-$38

George Singleton

Tuesday September 18, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
George Singleton visits to discuss his new book Stray Decorum.
Cost: Free

Josh Russell Book Signing

Wednesday August 22, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Josh Russell's new novel A True History of the Captivation, Transport to Strange Lands, & Deliverance of Hannah Guttentag: A Novel puts higher ed in a low light. Get your copy signed.
Cost:

Benjamin Busch

Friday July 20, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Benjamin Busch reads, discusses, and signs copies of his memoir, Dust to Dust. Busch is a U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer who served two combat tours in Iraq and is also an actor best known for his role as Anthony Collichio on The Wire.""
Cost:

Samuel Popkin

Wednesday May 30, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Samuel Popkin discusses and signs copies of The Candidate. In his latest book, Popkin details the winners and losers of the last 60 presidential campaigns.
Cost: Free

A Cappella Remembers Eugene Walter

Monday October 3, 2011 08:00 pm EDT
A Cappella remembers Eugene Walter, a pioneering food writer and a champion of Southern foodways and culture, with the release of The Happy Table of Eugene Walter. Refreshments will be provided by Restaurant Eugene.
Cost: Free

Behind the Dream

Monday February 28, 2011 12:00 am EST
Behind the Dream is a rare personal look at the events that shaped the Civil Rights Movement. Clarence B. jones recounts the role he played in the speech's creation and looks back on the events that drew him into the movement his words helped crystallize. Jones will discuss and sign copies of his bo...
Cost: Free
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