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.

Emory 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

Visit the festival website for more information.

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