Spend an evening with New York Times best-selling author Tayari Jones, who will discuss her most recent novel, An American Marriage: A Novel, a love story torn apart by social injustice. Selected for Oprah’s Book Club, this stirring masterpiece is an insightful look into the lives of three people separated by forces beyond their control. Enjoy light refreshments and a book signing. BookBar will sell copies of Jones’ books onsite. For adults.
Published in 2018, An American Marriage also appeared on President Barack Obama’s summer reading list and was awarded the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Jones is an A. D. White Professor at Large at Cornell University and the Charles Howard Chandler Professor of Creative Writing at Emory University. Her other books include Silver Sparrow, The Untelling and Leaving Atlanta.
7 pm: Author presentation
8 pm: Book signing