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  • Writer's picturePatti Callahan Henry

Event: DECATUR, GA | AJC Decatur Book Festival Aug 30-Sept 1, 2019. Patti Callahan Henry Presenter

Fri, Aug 30 - Sept 1, 2019

101 E Court Square Decatur, GA

AJC Decatur Book Festival Aug 30-Sept 1, 2019

Are you a literary fan? Book addict? Lover of festivals? This book festival is for YOU! Aug 30-Sept 1, 2019. Don’t miss hearing from your favorite authors or discovering new ones this Labor Day weekend.

Plan Your Book Festival Experience

Where do you start when there’s so much goodness packed into one weekend? Don’t worry, we have you covered. This page includes everything you need to plan your book festival schedule and must-do list. Schedule

Click on the link to jump to a specific content of information. See you at the 2019 AJC Decatur Book Festival (DBF) this labor day weekend! View Author Presenters


Patti Callahan Henry

Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times bestselling author of 12 novels, including The Bookshop at Water’s Edge. A finalist for the Townsend Prize for fiction, an Indie Next Pick, an OKRA pick, and a multiple nominee for the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Novel of the Year, Patti is a frequent speaker at luncheons, book clubs, and women’s groups. The mother of three children, she now lives with her husband in both Mountain Brook, Alabama and Bluffton, South Carolina. Read More


Peeling Back the Layers

From, Katherine Center, the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away comes a stunning new novel about family, hope, and learning to love against all odds. A provocative and powerful novel from Zoe Fishman, the bestselling author of Inheriting Edith, explores the meaning of family, the invisibility of addiction, and the unpredictability and all-encompassing nature of grief. New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry returns to the beloved Lowcountry setting of The Bookshop at Water’s End with a novel of one woman’s homecoming, THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER. Join these three authors as they discuss what happens when you peel back the layers and reveal characters' vulnerability.

First Baptist Decatur Carreker Hall presented by Mailchimp

Sat 3:00-3:45pm Carreker


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