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Special Events — 2009

The highly anticipated National Reading Group Month Signature Event to be held in Nashville at the Nashville Public Library Downtown on Saturday, October 10 (breakfast, 9:15-11 a.m.; book-signing, 11-11:30 a.m.) spotlights best-selling authors Marie Brenner (Apples and Oranges: My Brother and Me, Lost and Found, Picador), Holly Goddard Jones (Girl Trouble: Stories, Harper Perennial), 2006 WNBA Award recipient Perri Klass (The Mercy Rule, Mariner Books), Inman Majors (The Millionaires, W.W. Norton & Co.) and Kathryn Stockett (The Help, Putnam). NPR Nashville All Things Considered host Nina Cardona will emcee the panel-program. This year the "breakfast with authors" is an official part of The Southern Festival of Books, and is again co-sponsored by Nashville Public Library joined this year by Davis-Kidd Nashville.

Special thanks goes to WNBA-Nashville past president and NRGM local coordinator Lee Fairbend (community volunteer) and her NRGM committee members — Pat Ballard (community volunteer, author), Nina Cardona (National Public Radio Nashville), Tamara Ellenberger (community volunteer, writer), Phyllis Frank (community volunteer), Serenity Gerbman (Humanities Tennessee, Southern Festival of Books), Dwonna Goldstone (Austin Peay State Univ.), Sheri Schmucker (Studio 29*13), Kathy Schultenover (Davis-Kidd Nashville), Joanne Slaughter (community volunteer, freelance editor) and Katie Sulkowski (Nashville Arts Magazine) — for their high-peak enthusiasm and bound-less energy.

NRGM Signature Event 2009 Invitation (PDF)

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