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Saturday, December 7

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • Normal Books

    5 p.m. (sign-ups), 6–8 p.m. (readings). FREE! jwww.facebook.com/normalbooksathens

    Open Mic

    Share your favorite poems, a passage from your novel or a story from days gone by. Each reader can share up to eight minutes of material. Co-hosted by Normal Books and the Athens Writers Association.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.3railroad.org

    Friends of the Oglethorpe County Library Book Sale

    CDs, DVDs, vinyl, handcrafted gifts and more. Proceeds benefit the library.

Sunday, December 8

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    9:30 a.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    UUFA Forum

    Andree and husband Ron Kosak put the popular "forks over knives" eating philosophy to the test. In this session they candidly detail the medical, cultural and gastronomical challenges of their experiment.

Monday, December 9

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    7 p.m. FREE! www.bn.com

    Meet the Author

    Muriel Ellis Pritchett speaks on Rotten Bananas and the Emerald Dream.

Tuesday, December 10

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Thursday, December 12

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Old Fire Hall #2

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    Historic Athens and Avid Bookshop present Ellen Walker for her book, It Is Well: The Life and Times of James Russell. Walker will be in conversation with James Russell Smith. Purchase a copy of the book to get it signed by the author.

Saturday, December 14

2 events

Lectures & Lit

Sunday, December 15

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    9:30 a.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    UUFA Forum

    Led by Sally van der Straten, this session will focus on what suicide is, what we each can contribute to its prevention and what community resources are available to those struggling.

Thursday, December 19

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Saturday, December 21

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • 2–4 p.m. FREE! www.wallsofbookswatkinsville.net

    Meet the Author

    (Walls of Books, 1011 Stonebridge Pkwy STE 105, Watkinsville) Author Walt Gragg will read excerpts from his follow-up novel The Chosen One and sign copies.