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July 2017

July Books & Booze

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Posman Books and The City Winery present our second Book Club event on July 18th from 7pm – 9pm.   This month’s novel is Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty. “Set in an Australian suburb, Big Little Lies focuses on three women, all of whom have children at the same preschool. One is a great beauty married to a fabulously rich businessman; they have a “perfect” set of twins. One is the can-do mom who can put together a mean pre-school art project…

City Winery
650 North Avenue NE #201,
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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Drag Queen Storytime!

July 15 @ 3:00 pm

Help us celebrate and teach diversity!   Drag Queen Storytime with Edie Cheezburger on Saturday, July 15th at 3 pm. Edie will entertain and read books in her typically energetic fashion.   Yaas, Queen!

Posman Books Atlanta
675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE,
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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June 2017

Books & Booze

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Welcome to our new monthly Book Club with the City Winery at our Ponce City Market, Atlanta location! The City Winery created special drinks like The Black Shadow and Odin’s Juice to go with this month’s book choice: American Gods by Neil Gaiman. The first club meeting will take place on June 20th at the City Winery, and stay tuned for the book pick for next month!

City Winery
650 North Avenue NE #201,
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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May 2017
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Come Meet Jessamyn Stanley!

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  Come down to Posman Books in Atlanta to meet Jessamyn Stanley! Jessamyn will be at the store at noon and sign her book Every Body Yoga and meet with her fans and readers. We will also be giving away free yoga mat bags to the first buyers while supplies last! We’ll see you there!  

Posman Books Atlanta
675 Ponce de Leon Avenue,
Atlanta,
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Seamus Heaney’s “Aeneid, Book VI” with Stephen Rea and Neil Martin

May 22 @ 7:30 pm

Acclaimed actor Stephen Rea teams with cellist Neil Martin to present the U.S. premiere of their staging of Seamus Heaney’s translation of Aeneid Book VI. “There’s one Virgilian journey that has indeed been a constant presence and that is Aeneas’s venture into the underworld,” Seamus Heaney once told an interviewer. “The motifs in Book VI have been in my head for years — the golden bough, Charon’s barge, the quest to meet the shade of the father.” Heaney’s translation of…

Kaufmann Concert Hall
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
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Come Meet Benjamin Reiss!

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meet the Author of Wild Nights How Taming Sleep Created Our Restless World, Benjamin Reiss. Mr. Reiss will be signing copies of his book from 1pm-3pm on Saturday, May 13th, 2017. Stop by and say hello! “Why the modern world forgot how to sleep… Why is sleep frustrating for so many people? Why do we spend so much time and money managing and medicating it, and training ourselves and our children to do it correctly? In Wild Nights, Benjamin Reiss…

Posman Books Atlanta
675 Ponce de Leon Avenue,
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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Richard Ford

May 11 @ 7:30 pm

In an exclusive New York engagement, Richard Ford reads from Between Them, his newly published memoir of his parents. Written with the same trademark empathy, insight and mastery as his classic Frank Bascombe novels, Between Them is an intimate portrait of mid-twentieth-century American life, a redeeming meditation on family and a son’s great act of love. “He is possessed of a writer’s greatest gifts: pure vocal grace, quiet humor, precise and calm observation,” wrote Lorrie Moore.   Between Them Let…

Kaufmann Concert Hall
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
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Grammy Nominee Daniel Cowan to Rock Posman Books

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  Georgia native and three-time Grammy nominee Daniel Cowan, aka Dan Random, will read from Somewhere Called Now, his debut science fiction novel with original music soundtrack at Posman Books. Cowan is the author, composer, and producer of the unique reading and listening experience, which weaves science fiction with original music. Joining him will be his six-man band playing songs from the album. “I wrote this book to combine my favorite passions – science fiction and music,” said Cowan. “To…

Posman Books Atlanta
675 Ponce de Leon Avenue,
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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BelCham: Running with Raven by Laura Lee Huttenbach – Presentation and Q&A

May 3 @ 6:00 pm

Please join the author, Laura Lee “White Lightning” Huttenbach, for a night celebrating the release of her second book, “Running with Raven.” Book purchase is necessary to attend the event, which you will pick up at the event. Tickets include a hardcover copy of the book, and award-winning journalist Ted Conover (Newjack, Cayotes) will moderate a conversation with Laura Lee Huttenbach (beginning at 6:30pm), followed by an audience Q&A. In addition, guests are invited to enjoy the Belgian beer bar provided…

The Belgian Chamber of Commerce
1177 6th Ave, 7th floor,
New York, NY United States
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The New School: Book Launch – The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. The Givers by David Callahan of InsidePhilanthropy offers an inside look at the hidden world of elite philanthropists— and how they’re quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad. Whether you cheer or fear these wealthy power players, their rise presents tough dilemmas for democracy. The Givers explores the proper role of private wealth in public life and, at every turn, comes back…

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College
65 West 11th Street Room B500,
New York, NY 10003 United States
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