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October 2017

Read Your Tail Off!

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join LifeLine Animal Project + Posman Books in Ponce City Market for a dog adoption event! Spread the love outside of book pages and to the furry creatures we call best friends. Volunteers will read to dogs that are waiting to be adopted. Our goal: No pooch left behind! Visit for lifelineanimal.org more information and we’ll see you there! If you’re interested in volunteering, email  volunteer@lifelineanimal.org for an opportunity to help out.

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November 2017

A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks- 92Y

November 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

with Elizabeth Alexander, Tyehimba Jess, Yusef Komunyakaa, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Marilyn Nelson, Sharon Olds, Atsuro Riley, Sapphire, Solmaz Sharif and Patricia Smith   An evening of readings to celebrate the centenary of Gwendolyn Brooks — part of a year-long, nationwide tribute to one of America’s most influential poets whose career offers an example of an artist always responsive to the dramatic historical, political and aesthetic changes and challenges she lived through. Co-sponsored by Our Miss Brooks: A Centennial Celebration, the…

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Salman Rushdie and Daniel Alarcón

November 3 @ 7:30 pm

Set against the backdrop of American culture and politics, Salman Rushdie’s new novel, The Golden House, is a modern epic of love and terrorism, loss and reinvention. Full of unforgettable characters, Daniel Alarcón’s The King is Always Above the People is a new collection of stories about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members and Latin American families. “He’s a storyteller whose wisdom outpaces his youth and whose talent is already ablaze,” wrote ZZ Packer.   The King is Always Above the People…

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Jason Sheffield Book Signing!

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

MEET THE AUTHOR OF SON OF A BITCH AT POSMAN BOOKS ATLANTA ON NOVEMBER 4TH FROM 1PM – 3PM AND GET YOUR COPY SIGNED!   Jason Sheffield presents… Immaturity, simmering anger, and years of therapy – budding defense attorney, Benjamin Scales owes it all to his mother. She dragged him through hell while clawing her way to the top of the sexist, male-dominated legal profession, sacrificing everything to build a life for herself and her son – a bizarre and…

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On John Ashbery

November 5 @ 11:00 am

with Karin Roffman   Drawing on unpublished correspondence, childhood diaries and more than one hundred hours of conversation with the poet, Karin Roffman’s The Songs We Know Best is the first comprehensive biography of the early life of John Ashbery. This talk will feature archival recordings of John Ashbery reading at 92Y.     The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery’s Early Life VISIT THE 92Y EVENT WEBSITE FOR TICKETS

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Indigo Girl Signing

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meet the author Natasha Boyd, author of Indigo Girl, on November 5th, 2017.  Natasha will be signing copies of novel, Indigo Girl, from 1pm – 3pm. An incredible story of dangerous and hidden friendships, ambition, betrayal, and sacrifice. The year is 1739. Eliza Lucas is sixteen years old when her father leaves her in charge of their family’s three plantations in rural South Carolina and then proceeds to bleed the estates dry in pursuit of his military ambitions. Tensions with…

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Matthew Weiner with Zadie Smith

November 7 @ 7:30 pm

Creator of Mad Men and executive producer of The Sopranos, Matthew Weiner reads from his chilling new novel, Heather, The Totality, and sits for a conversation with Zadie Smith. “In its clear-eyed anatomist’s gaze and its remarkable combination of empathy and pitilessness, I hear echoes of Flaubert and Richard Yates, with a deeply twisted twist of Muriel Spark at her darkest,” wrote Michael Chabon. “I could not put it down.”   Heather, the Totality ______________ Swing Time NW   VISIT THE 92Y EVENT WEBSITE…

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J.C. Sasser Signing!

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meet author J.C. Sasser as she signs copies of her Southern novel, Gradle Bird at Posman Books ATL.   Sixteen-year-old Gradle Bird has lived her entire life with her Grandpa, Leonard, at a seedy motel and truck stop off Georgia’s I-16. But when Leonard moves her to a crumbling old house rumored to be haunted by the ghost of Ms. Annalee Spivey, Gradle is plunged into a lush, magical world much stranger and more dangerous than from the one she came.…

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Drag Queen Story Time Returns!

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Edie Cheezburger Returns for another fabulous Drag Queen Story Time! Help Posman Books ATL celebrate diversity and tolerance! Edie Cheezburger will read stories to children on November 18th, 2017 from 3pm – 4pm. Laugh, dance, and dodge zingers (if you can). Adults are always welcome, too!

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November Books & Booze!

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us monthly for the BEST Book Club in Atlanta!  This month our title is The Mothers by Brit Bennett.  We’ll be at City Winery ATL from 7pm – 9pm on Tuesday, November 21st. A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community—and the things that ultimately haunt us most. We eat, we drink and we discuss! What else is there?   A New York Times bestselling…

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