Charis is kicking off its 40th year with a week of celebrations. Save the date, more details to follow.
Monday, November 3, 7:15pm: Charis kicks off its 40th anniversary year celebrations by welcoming Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran and The Republic of Imagination, to the First Baptist Church of Decatur in conjunction with the Georgia Center for the Book. (Free)
Wednesday, November 5, 7:30pm: Charis continues its 40th anniversary celebrations this week by welcoming long time Charis favorite and former Atlanta resident, Nicola Griffth back to Atlanta to read from the paperback release of her dazzling and powerful new work of fiction, Hild. ($5 suggested donation)
Thursday, November 6, 7:30pm Charis welcomes back Sandra Lambert, former Charis Books co-owner, Sandra Lambert with her new book, The River's Memory. We invite everyone, but especially all former and current Charis staff, board, and volunteers to join us for this special evening. ($5 suggested donation)
Friday, November 7, 7:30pm at the Solarium in Oakhurst Charis board member, author, and member of the Crunk Feminist Collective, Susana Morris, in conversation with Kiese Laymon (How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, and Long Division). ($10 suggested donation, no tickets necessary).
Saturday, November 8, 11am-7pm Charis Books in store sale and celebration. Stop by the store all say to see old friends, eat cake and buy books! (Free!)
Saturday, November 8, 7:30pm Charis Books Homecoming Party and Birthday Bash at the Marianna (above the Wrecking Bar) in Little Five Points. Join us for a true birthday homecoming in honor of where we have been and where we are going. Tickets available in the store and online now.