Novelists, poets, historians, biographers, and more — we bring both new authors and old favorites to talk with you about their latest books. We also host book groups and celebrate new releases and other special occasions.
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Monday, September 24, 6 p.m.: Kerri Maniscalco, author of Escaping from Houdini, with be joined by Destiny Soria, author of Iron Cast, for a book signing and discussion.
Thursday, September 27, 6 p.m.: Poetry reading with Lindsay Alexander. Alexander’s new collection of poetry is Rodeo in Reverse.
Sunday, September 30, 2 p.m.: Rainbow Storytime.
Please join Voices for Trans Youth Campaign and Union Ave Books for a family-friendly storytime in support and celebration of LGBTQ kids and families. LGBTQ families and allies are invited to attend.
For our September storytime, we will be reading Not Quite Narwhal, written by Jessie Sima, and All Are Welcome, written by Alexandra Penfold. We will also be singing songs and doing a book-related craft. All ages are welcome, so please bring the whole family!
Tuesday October 2, 6 p.m.: Jack Neely will talk about Knoxville Blues: Stories of Knoxville’s Lively Musical Past, his latest book for the Knoxville History Project.
Friday, October 5, 6 p.m.: Author Russell Fielding will discuss and sign copies of his new book, The Wake of the Whale: Hunter Societies in the Carribbean and North Atlantic.
Sunday, October 7, 2 p.m.: Author Charles Dodd White will talk about and sign copies of his new novel, In the House of Wilderness, a story about the modern South and how we fight through hardship and grief to find a way home.
Thursday, October 11, 6 p.m.: Author Graham Hoppe will discuss Gone Dollywood: Dolly Parton’s Mountain Dream. He will be joined by Dr. Lynn Sacco, Professor of History at UT.
Sunday, October 14, 2 p.m.: Clay Bonnyman Evans will discuss his latest book, Bones of My Grandfather: Reclaiming a Lost Hero of World War II.
Thursday, October 18, 6 p.m.: Lisa Patton will talk about her new novel, Rush, a Southern Independent Booksellers’ Alliance Okra Pick.
Sunday, October 21, 2 p.m.: Author B. J. Leggett will discuss his latest novel, Women in Cars.