Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Fall Book Events in Athens

The University of Georgia Press invites you to the following fall events in Athens -- all are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 11
7:00 pm, Seney-Stovall Chapel, 201 N. Milledge Ave
Janisse Ray, author of Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, reads from her new book on the Altamaha River, DRIFTING INTO DARIEN. Cosponsored by UGA's Environmental Ethics Certificate Program, The Georgia Review, Georgia River Network, Oconee River Project of the Altamaha Riverkeeper, Southern Nature Project, and the University of Georgia Libraries.

Thursday, October 20
3:30 pm, Ecology Building, Auditorium Room 201
Bert Way discusses CONSERVING SOUTHERN LONGLEAF, about the approach to ecological conservation developed in the Red Hills region of south Georgia and north Florida. Reception to follow. Cosponsors: Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, UGA’s Department of History, UGA’s Odum School of Ecology, and UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Friday, Nov. 4
3:00-5:00 pm, The Georgia Center, Pecan Gallery
Sonny Seiler and Kent Hannon sign copies of DAMN GOOD DOGS!,
an updated edition of the classic history of UGA's bulldog mascots with new material on Uga VI, Uga VII, Uga VIII, and Russ

Thursday, Nov. 10 and Friday, Nov. 11
9:00 am-4:00 pm and 9:00 am-3:00 pm, Tate Student Center Plaza
Buy slightly damaged books at deep discounts at the University of Georgia Press’s Dirty Book Sale.

Wednesday, November 16
7:00 pm, Cine, 234 W. Hancock Ave.
Joint book launch and film premier featuring John Lane, author of MY PADDLE TO THE SEA, and UGA filmmaker Chris Cogan, director of "River Time". See film trailer at