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Special Events — 2014

The anticipated National Reading Group Month Signature Event to be held in Nashville at the Nashville Public Library Downtown on Saturday, October 11 (program, 9–11 a.m.; book-signing, 11-11:30 a.m.) debut author Nadia Hashimi (The Pearl That Broke Its Shell, William Morrow) joins acclaimed authors Lily King (*Euphoria, Atlantic Monthly), Ann Weisgarber (*The Promise, Skyhorse Publishing), and Gabrielle Zevin (*The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Algonquin Books). Parnassus Books social media director and online literary journal editor-in-chief Mary Laura Philpott will lead the panel-program. For a sixth year in a row, the “coffee with authors” is an official part of the Southern Festival of Books — A Celebration of the Written Word, and is co-sponsored by the Nashville Public Library and Parnassus Books*Nashville — An Independent Bookstore for Independent People.

Mary Laura Philpott. [Photo courtesy of ML Philpott]

Nadia Hashimi.
[Photo courtesy of William Morrow]

Lily King.
[Photo courtesy of Laura Lewis]

Ann Weisgarber.
[Photo courtesy of Christine Meeker]

Gabrielle Zevin.
[Photo courtesy of Hans Canosa]


Special thanks goes to WNBA-Nashville Chapter NRGM local coordinator Mary McCarthy (Cokesbury) and all the NRGM committee members.

WNBA-Nashville 2014 Event Flyer (PDF)

* A Great Group Reads 2014 Selection

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Jill McCorkle. [Photo courtesy of Algonquin Books]

Cathie Pelletier. [Photo courtesy of Sourcebooks]

Suzanne Rindell. [Photo courtesy of Emily Kate Roemer]

John Milliken Thompson. [Photo courtesy of Other Press]

Margaret Wrinkle. [Photo courtesy of Dana Waldon]

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