Authors Amplified Series: J. T. Way’s Agrotropolis: Youth, Street, and Nation in the New Urban Guatemala

Global Atlanta 135 Auburn Avenue 2nd Floor, Suite 213, Atlanta, GA, United States

Global Atlanta’s Authors Amplified series highlighting Georgia voices continues with an in-person interview with J.T. Way, professor of history at Georgia State University, on his recently released book, Agrotropolis: Youth, Street, and Nation in the New Urban Guatemala. Note: Space for the in-person event at the Global Atlanta offices, is limited to the first 20 guests. Tickets are $15. […]

Clamouring For Legal Protection: What the Great Books Teach Us About People Fleeing From Persecution

Constellations 135 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA, United States

Author Talk with Robert F. Barsky, writer of Clamouring For Legal Protection: What the Great Books Teach Us About People Fleeing From Persecution Friday, December 3rd 5:30PM **Books will be for sale onsite, with all proceeds going to the Human Rights Watch: Refugee Division** 530pm Doors open. Snacks, Coffee & Tea by Refuge Coffee Co., Wine & […]

Spies, Lies and Algorithms: Author Talk With Amy Zegart


"Today we face a critical juncture for American spy agencies, as big as 9/11 — only most people don't know it," says Amy B. Zegart, one of the country's leading experts on intelligence. "New dangers come from tech, not terrorists. Emerging technologies like AI and social media are weakening the strong and empowering the weak, fundamentally changing dynamics of international conflict. […]

Peter Martin ‘China’s Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy’


Peter Martin joins the Atlanta Global Studies Center for a discussion on his book, "China's Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy," which charts China's transformation from an isolated and impoverished communist state to a global superpower from the perspective of those on the front line: China's diplomats. Peter Martin is Bloomberg's defense policy and intelligence […]

Author Discussion – Giving Up Is Not an Option by Dr. Hani Khoury

Alif Institute 3288 Marjan Drive, Atlanta, GA, United States

Join the Alif Institute and Dr. Hani Khoury for an exciting discussion over the inspiring story of his experiences coming to the United States found in his newest book: "Giving Up Is Not an Option". Books will be available for purchase before the event. Hani Q. Khoury is Professor and Coordinator of Mathematics in the […]

William Neuman: Author of ‘Things Are Never So Bad That They Can’t Get Worse: Inside the Collapse of Venezuela’

Today, Venezuela is a country of perpetual crisis—a country of rolling blackouts, nearly worthless currency, uncertain supply of water and food, and extreme poverty. In the same land where oil—the largest reserve in the world—sits so close to the surface that it bubbles from the ground, where gold and other mineral resources are abundant, and […]

Author Talk: Sanjena Sathian’s Novel ‘Gold Diggers’

McElreath Hall, 130 W Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30305

How far would you go for a piece of the American dream? A magical realist coming-of-age story, Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian skewers the model minority myth to tell a hilarious and moving story about immigrant identity, community, and the underside of ambition. A floundering second-generation teenager growing up in the Bush-era Atlanta suburbs, Neil […]

Book Talk With Eric Kim, Author of ‘Korean American,’ with Jean Kim and Kim Severson

McElreath Hall, 130 W Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30305

Join the Atlanta History Center for an author talk on "Korean American," a cookbook paying homage to what it means to be Korean American, with delectable recipes that explore how new culinary traditions can be forged to honor both your past and your present. New York Times staff writer Eric Kim grew up in Atlanta, […]

Author Talk: “Korean American” by Eric Kim with Jean Kim and Kim Severson

McElreath Hall, 130 W Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30305

New York Times staff writer Eric Kim grew up in Atlanta, the son of two Korean immigrants. Food has always been central to his story, from Friday-night Korean barbecue with his family to hybridized Korean-ish meals for one — like Gochujang-Buttered Radish Toast and Caramelized-Kimchi Baked Potatoes — that he makes in his tiny New York […]

Authors Amplified: Hannah Palmer’s ‘Flight Path: A Search for Roots beneath the World’s Busiest Airport’

Global Atlanta 135 Auburn Avenue 2nd Floor, Suite 213, Atlanta, GA, United States

Global Atlanta’s Authors Amplified series highlighting Georgia voices in global affairs continues with an in-person interview with Hannah Palmer on her first book released, Flight Path: A Search for Roots beneath the World's Busiest Airport. Tickets for the in-person reception are $15 each and include light bites and wine, beer, and water available. There will be […]

Tokyo Junkie Webinar & Book Talk


Join the Japan-America Society of Georgia (JASG) for a special book talk with author Robert Whiting as he outlines how Tokyo transformed during the 1964 Olympics to one of the most advanced, populous, sophisticated, and safe urban mega-cities in the world today. Robert Whiting is a best-selling, critically-acclaimed author who has written extensively on Japan and […]

Efrén Olivares in conversation with Laura Rivera – My Boy Will Die of Sorrow

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and A Cappella Books welcome author and Deputy Legal Director of the Immigrant Justice Project at Southern Poverty Law Center Efrén C. Olivares to The Carter Center for a discussion on his new book, “My Boy Will Die of Sorrow: A Memoir of Immigration From the Front Lines” on Wednesday July 27, 2022, at 7 PM. The author will appear in conversation with Laura Rivera, […]

Author Talks: Bill Browder, Author of Freezing Order

Grand Overlook Ballroom 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

Join the Atlanta History Center for an in-person Author Talk with Bill Browder, author of Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath. Following his explosive New York Times bestseller Red Notice, Bill Browder returns with another gripping thriller chronicling how he became Vladimir Putin’s number one enemy by […]

Author Talk: Former AGCO Chairman and CEO Martin Richenhagen Discusses ‘The America Whisperer’ at the Goethe-Zentrum

Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta / Alliance Française d’Atlanta 1197 Peachtree Street NE Colony Square, Plaza Level, Atlanta, United States

Doing business in the world's largest economy can be hard, especially as an outsider. Martin Richenhagen, the longtime chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based tractor manufacturer AGCO Corp., and former Chairman of the German American Chamber of Commerce Southeast (GACC), used his deep corporate experience and hard-won cross-cultural expertise to crack the code on working with […]

Author Talk with Adam Brookes, Author of Fragile Cargo

Virtual event

"Wars not only put individual lives at risk, but entire cultures. From Ukraine to Iraq to Afghanistan, we’ve grown used to seeing images of looted museums, obliterated landmarks, and broken artifacts. The theft of important works of art in Western Europe by the Nazis during World War II has been widely documented. Less well-known—and told […]

Black History Month 2023 – The Power of Storytelling (Virtual Book Discussion)

Virtual event

Every February, Black History Month recognizes the accomplishments, contributions, and legacy of African Americans in U.S. history and society, from activists and civil rights pioneers to leaders in business, politics, academia, culture, and more. The Consulate General of Switzerland in Atlanta regularly engages in the Black History Month celebrations to honor the importance of African […]

Author Talk by Chloe Melas & Elizabeth Murphy: Luck of the Draw: Memoir by WWII Airman Frank Murphy

McElreath Hall, 130 W Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30305

Luck of the Draw is more than a war story. It’s the incredible, inspiring story of Frank Murphy, one of the few survivors from the 100th Bombardment Group, who cheated death for months in a German POW camp after being shot out of his B-17 Flying Fortress. Though Murphy is no longer here to share his […]