GPB THE GREAT AMERICAN READ EVENT
Celebrate your favorite books by participating in the Great American Read, an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading. This event features a discussion of themes, characters and settings in Southern literature. Panelists include Regina Bradley (Kennesaw State University), Andy Crank (The University of Alabama), and Erich Nunn (Auburn University) in a conversation moderated by GPB's Bill Nigut. Space is limited. 7-9 p.m., Aug. 22. Free. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta. 404-814-4000. atlantahistorycenter.com.