In which an author's coming to town
Way back last September,
I went to Savannah for a Southern booksellers conference. My husband Jordan went with me, and together, we tag-teamed the conference. I'd attend some events, and he'd attend others.
One afternoon, I left a panel discussion on middle reader books to find Jordan waiting for me, absolutely ecstatic. "I just heard the best author. You've got to get him for the store!"
Jordan had just heard Savannah author Jonathan Rabb discussing his new novel, Among the Living. The book chronicles the story of 31-year-old Yitzhak Goldah, a Holocaust survivor who moves to Savannah. Among the Living has already received rave reviews from book critics, readers, and authors, and I assure you: My husband doesn't just throw around praise.
Jonathan Rabb has a reputation of being a stellar speaker, and I'm thrilled to remind you that he'll be in Thomasville, at The Bookshelf, tonight.
I know in Thomasville it's tough to make it to everything; there are concerts and fundraisers and all sorts of things going on all of the time. But I do think this particular author event will be worth an hour or so on your Thursday evening. Among the Living is a book I think so many of you will love; it's about history and religion and faith and the South, and we have such interesting conversations about those topics when you come visit the store.
If you've got some time on your hands tonight, I hope you'll join us. Jonathan will be here at 7 p.m.; he'll give a talk and sign copies of his book after. Let's show him a warm, Thomasville welcome.
SHELF TALK AND SIGNING WITH JONATHAN RABB
Tonight, Thursday, January 19
7 to 8 p.m.
Free and open to the public