Emory Authors at the Decatur Book Festival

Once again, Emory faculty authors will be featured in the programming of this year's AJC-Decatur Book Festival, September 2-4, 2016.

They will also be appearing at the CFDE table in the Emory Tent at the festival to meet readers and sign books.

decatur book festivalEmory Faculty Book Signings at the Emory Tent


1:30 – Joseph Beck, Lecturer, School of Law
My Father And Atticus Finch: A Lawyer’s Fight for Justice in 1930s Alabama

2:30 – James Marshall Smith, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health
Silent Source

3:00 – Ken Ono, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics
My Search for Ramanujan: How I Learned to Count

4:00 – Carol Anderson, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor and Chair, African American Studies
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide


Noon – Sandy Jap, Professor of Marketing
Partnering with the Frenemy: A Framework for Managing Business Relationships, Minimizing Conflict, and Achieving Partnership Success

1:00 – Jericho Brown, Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing
The New Testament

2:00 – Joseph Skibell, Professor of English and Creative Writing
Six Memos from the Last Millennium: A Novelist Reads the Talmud

3:00 – Natasha Trethewey, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing
Director of Creative Writing, 19th Poet Laureate of the United States

4:00 – Kevin Young, Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Creative Writing
Blue Laws

Other Emory faculty are also presenting and moderating panels:

  • Frans de Waal, Director of the Living Links Center at Yerkes, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology
  • Mary Dudziak, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law
  • Bill Foege, Professor Emeritus, Global Health
  • Hank Klibanoff, James M. Cox Professor of Journalism
  • Emily Leithauser, Lecturer in Poetry
  • Polly Price, Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Law
  • Fred Smith, Jr. Visiting Professor of Law
  • Brandon Wicks, Instructor in English

Please visit the festival website for more information.

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