Huntsville native Sheryll Cashin wrote about the struggles of her family in The Agitator’s Daughter: A Memoir of Four Generations of One Extraordinary African-American Family. Now the Georgetown University law professor will return to her hometown to talk about her latest book, Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America, on Monday, November 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Books will be available for sale and signing. Admission is free. Read more about Meet the Author: Sheryll Cashin
Bishop Kee Sloan will talk about his new book, Jabbok, a work of fiction, on Thursday, October 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bailey Cove Library, 1409 Weatherly Plaza S.E.
Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided, sponsored in part by the Bailey Cove Friends of the Library.
The Right Reverend John McKee Sloan served as rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Huntsville from 1993-2007, and currently serves as bishop of the Diocese of Alabama. To learn more about Sloan and his work, check out this article from al.com: Read more about Meet the Author: Kee Sloan
The Tillman Hill Library in Hazel Green will host a book launch party for three local romance writers on Tuesday, October 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Drop in during those hours and meet Betty Bolte, Lesia Flynn, and Bambi Lynn.
Betty is an award-winning author of paranormal romances. Her new novel is titled “Remnants,” the second book in the “Ghosts of Roseville” series. Betty will give away a free book to the first five people who arrive.
New York Times #1 best-selling author Greg Iles will talk about his latest novel, Natchez Burning, on Tuesday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library downtown.
Natchez Burning is the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage. It's set for release on April 29. Read more about Meet the Author: Greg Iles
Tim Dorsey is back with a new adventure for his serial killer hero, Serge Storms. The New York Times bestselling author will talk about his new novel, Tiger Shrimp Tango, on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library downtown. Admission is free.
Determined to save a damsel in distress, the Sunshine State’s favorite serial killer and encyclopedia of Florida lore Serge Storms dances a tango of death and mayhem in this funny and dementedly entertaining crime caper. Read more about Meet the Author: Tim Dorsey
Award-winning author Jamie Dodson joins our discussion of his novel Flying Boats & Spies at the next Author Chat Book Club meeting on Thursday, November 7, at 6 p.m. at Pizzelle's Confections at Lowe Mill.
It's a historical fiction set in the golden age of aviation, but it's also a terrific adventure story about a teenager who gets involved in the pre-WWII spy theatre.
John Pritchard brings back bawdy philosopher Junior Ray, along with his sidekick Voyd Mudd, in this third hilarious installment of the critically acclaimed “Junior Ray” series. Hear him talk about his work on December 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.
In Sailing to Alluvium, Pritchard continues the madcap adventures of the duo, who have become “diktectives” to stop the murderous activities of a semi-secret, lethal organization of Southern women, the AUNTY BELLES, headed by Miss Attica Rummage.
Find the inspiration you need to write your novel when three published Alabama authors share their writing methods on Thursday, October 3, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.
"How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101" is our kickoff program for National Novel Writing Month 2013 (NaNoWriMo), with activities starting November 1.
This year’s authors:
Ronald Andrés Moore – Nocturn
R.A. Nelson – Teach Me, Days of Little Texas, Breathe My Name, and Throat
Annie Laura Smith - Twilight of Honor, Sally Ride, and Neil ArmstrongRead more about How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101