A Cappella Books

A Cappella
Call: (404) 681-5128 or visit acappellabooks.com
The long-lived indie shop boasts new/used offerings focusing on leftist politics, Beat writers, and art/music/underground lit. A Cappella hosts author signings and live music events.

George Singleton | Staff Picks

Sunday March 31, 2019 02:00 pm EDT

A Cappella Books 208 Haralson Avenue NE Atlanta, GA 30307 Comic maestro George Singleton will visit the store to discuss and sign copies of his latest short story collection "Staff Picks."

The new collection provides a loosely linked baker’s dozen of stories set in small, often-flounder...
Cost: Free

Joe Miller | US of AA

Saturday April 13, 2019 02:00 pm EDT

A Capella Books 208 Haralson Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 A Capella Books welcomes Joe Miller and his latest book, "US of AA".

In the aftermath of Prohibition, America’s top scientists joined forces with AA members and put their clout behind a campaign to convince the nation that alcoholis...
Cost: Free

Vanessa Siddle Walker, The Lost Education of Horace Tate

Sunday February 10, 2019 03:00 pm EST
In the epic tradition of "Eyes on the Prize" and with the cultural significance of John Lewis’s "March" trilogy, "The Lost Education of Horace Tate" by Vanessa Siddle Walker is an ambitious and harrowing account of the devoted black educators who battled southern school segregation and inequality. ...
Cost: Free- $32.99

Marlon James Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Friday February 8, 2019 07:00 pm EST
On Friday, Feb. 8th, A Cappella Books and the Carter Center welcome Marlon James, the Man Booker Prize-winning author of "A Brief History of Seven Killings." James will be in conversation with Atlanta's Nic Stone, New York Times bestselling author of "Dear Martin" and "Odd One Out." The authors wi...
Cost: $30-35

Ben Wynne ! The Man Who Punched Jefferson Davis

Wednesday January 30, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted by the Carter Center in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library in honor of Ben Wynne and his new novel The Man Who Punched Jefferson Davis.
Cost: Free

Jon Ward ! Camelot's End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight that Broke the Democratic Party

Thursday January 24, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted by the Carter Center in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library for author Jon Ward in honor of his book Camelot's End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight that Broke the Democratic Party. 
Cost: Free

Robert Friedman ! A Few Thousand Dollars

Wednesday January 23, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library courtesy of the Carter Center to celebrate Robert E. Friedman and his new novel A Few Thousand Dollars.
Cost: Free

Writers at the Wrecking Bar Presents Kristen Roupenian ! You Know You Want This

Tuesday January 22, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Kristen Roupenian comes to Wrecking Bar Brewpub to talk about her new novel You Know You Want This. Presented by Wrecking Bar Brewpub, Writers at the Wrecking Bar, and A Cappella Books.
Cost: Free

Sneed Collard ! Warblers & Woodpeckers: A Father-Son Big Year of Birding

Thursday January 17, 2019 07:00 pm EST
The Atlanta Audubon Society, Brickworks Gallery, and A Cappella Books present nature writer Sneed Collard and his novel Warblers & Woodpeckers: A Father-Son Big Year of Birding. The event is free admission but reserving a seat is strongly recomended.
Cost: Free

Writers at the Wrecking Bar Presents Soniah Kamal ! Unmarriageable

Thursday January 17, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted by the Writers at Wrecking Bar courtesy of Wrecking Bar Brewpub. Atlanta author Soniah Kamal will be there to discuss her new novel Unmarriageable due to launch this month.
Cost: Free

David Priess ! How to Get Rid of a President: History's Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable or Unfit Chief Executives

Tuesday January 15, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Book Signing Event held in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library courtesy of the Carter Center for the presentation of David Priess' new novel How to Get Rid of a President: History's Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable or Unfit Chief Executives.
Cost: Free

It Was All a Dream

Thursday January 10, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Hosted by the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library for the presentation of Reniqua Allen's new novel It Was All a Dream.
Cost: Free

Ronen Bergman | Rise and Kill First

Monday October 29, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA)

5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Get tickets here

Cost: $25

Writers at the Wrecking Bar | Mickey Dubrow | American Judas

Thursday October 25, 2018 07:00 pm EDT

Wrecking Bar Brewpub 292 Moreland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307

Cost: Free entry

SOLD OUT: Sally Field | In Pieces

Sunday October 21, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Sold out 
Cost: sold out

Michael Beschloss | Presidents of War

Tuesday October 16, 2018 07:00 pm EDT

The Carter Center 453 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

Get tickets here

Cost: $35, $40 for couples

Tena Clark | Southern Discomfort

Sunday October 14, 2018 03:00 pm EDT

Woodruff Arts Center, First Floor Beauchamp Carr Gallery 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Reserve seat here

Cost: Free entry, $27 for book

Mitch Albom | The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

Saturday October 13, 2018 08:00 pm EDT

Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

By tickets here

Cost: $35

Amber Tamblyn: Any Man

Saturday August 11, 2018 12:00 am EDT
In her blazingly original and unforgettable debut novel Any Man, Amber Tamblyn brings to startling life a specter of sexual violence in the shadowy form of Maude, a serial female rapist who preys on men. In this electric and provocative debut novel, Tamblyn blends genres of poetry, prose, and elem...
Cost: Free

Anne Gisleson | The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

Thursday August 9, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Anne Gisleson had lost her twin sisters, been forced to flee her home during Hurricane Katrina, and watched cancer take the life of her beloved father. Her husband Brad had suffered his own trauma before they met; he lost his partner and the mother of his son to cancer when she was in her early 30s....
Cost: Free

Jason Heller | Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music, and the Decade Sci-Fi Exploded

Wednesday July 25, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join us on Wednesday, July 25 at 7 p.m. for a book signing event with "Strange Stars" author Jason Heller. The Hugo Award-winning writer will appear in conversation with Chad Radford, music editor of "Creative Loafing," to discuss the weird and wild story of when rock ’n’ roll met the sci-fi world o...
Cost: Free

Ndaba Mandela | Going to the Mountain: Life Lessons from My Grandfather, Nelson Mandela

Thursday June 28, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first-ever book to tell Nelson Mandela's life through the eyes of a child who was raised by him, chronicling Ndaba Mandela's life living with, and learning from, one of the greatest leaders and humanitarians the world has ever known. 

Check out the event page here.

Location: Jimmy Carter Pre...
Cost: $28 - $33

Kenny Leon | Take You Wherever You Go

Tuesday June 26, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
When Kenny Leon's grandmother told him to "take you wherever you go," she could hardly have anticipated that he would establish himself as one of Broadway's most exciting and acclaimed directors. But through years of hard work, Kenny would migrate from a small wooden house in rural Florida to the To...
Cost: $28 - $33

Elaine Neil Orr | Swimming Between Worlds

Thursday June 21, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
From the critically acclaimed writer of A Different Sun, a Southern coming-of-age novel that sets three very different young people against the tumultuous years of the American civil rights movement. Check out the event page here. 
Cost: Free

Ambassador Rick Barton | Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World

Tuesday June 19, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Bosnia, Rwanda, Haiti, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria - a quarter-century of stumbles in America’s pursuit of a more peaceful and just world. American military interventions have cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars, yet we rarely manage to enact positive and sustainable change. In Peace Wo...
Cost: Free

Yrsa Daley-Ward | The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir

Sunday June 17, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
From the celebrated poet behind bone, a lyrical memoir—part prose, part verse—about coming-of-age, uncovering the cruelty and beauty of the wider world, and redemption through self-discovery and the bonds of family

Check out the event page here.

Location: SCADshow | 173 14th St NE

Cost: Free

Tommy Curry | Man-Not: Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood

Sunday June 17, 2018 03:00 pm EDT
Tommy J. Curry’s provocative book The Man-Not is a justification for Black Male Studies. He posits that we should conceptualize the Black male as a victim, oppressed by his sex. The Man-Not, therefore,is a corrective of sorts, offering a concept of Black males that could challenge the existing accou...
Cost: Free

Janet Croon | War Outside My Window

Wednesday June 13, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Edited and annotated with meticulous care by Janet Croon, "The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865" captures the spirit and the character of a young privileged white teenager witnessing the demise of his world even as his own body is slowly failing him. Just ...
Cost: Free

Andrew Lawler | Secret Token: Myth, Obssession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke

Tuesday June 12, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
A sweeping account of America's oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and what the Lost Colony reveals about America today Incisive and absorbing, The Secret Token offers a new understanding not just of the Lost Colony and its fate, but of how its absence continues to d...
Cost: Free

Michael Eric Dyson at Oakhurst Presbyterian

Tuesday June 12, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
A stunning follow up to New York Times bestseller Tears We Cannot Stop, What Truth Sounds Like exists at the tense intersection of the conflict between politics and prophecy – of whether we embrace political resolution or moral redemption to fix our fractured racial landscape. The future of race and...
Cost: $27 - $33

Writers At The Wrecking Bar | Silas House & Caleb Johnson

Monday June 11, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books presents Writers @ The Wrecking Bar, a monthly fiction series at our neighborhood brewpub, The Wrecking Bar.  Join us and mingle with other fans of contemporary fiction each month, check out the Wrecking Bar's own unique beer selection, wine and specially crafted cocktails, enjoy...
Cost: Free

Lauren Groff Takes Us to Florida

Friday June 8, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Meet celebrated author Lauren Groff! National Book Award finalist Lauren Groff (Fates and Furies) returns with a dazzling collection of stories set in her home state, Florida. On Friday, June 8,  at 7 p.m. Groff presents her new book in conversation with local literary critic Anjali Enjeti, before...
Cost: $30-$35
208 Haralson Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 681-5128
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