The Chattahoochee Review in partnership with the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) is pleased to support the 24th Edition of the Book Festival of the MJCCA. Taking place from November 5-22, the festival will feature a lineup of the year’s most exceptional authors, celebrities, and thinkers including Judy Blume, Arlene and Alan Alda, David Gregory, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Mitch Albom, and Ted Koppel.

In this, its fourth consecutive year of community partnership with the festival, The Chattahoochee Review is honored to have been selected to host Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author and creator of the “Rizzoli & Isles” television series, at the center’s Zaban Park facility on Monday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Gerritsen will be discussing her latest book, Playing With Fire, in conversation with Lois Reitzes, host of WABE 90.1 FM radio station’s City Café, Second Cup Concert, ASO Broadcasts, and Spivey Soiree.

In Playing With Fire, a mother, Julia, is haunted by an old piece of music she finds in a strange antique shop in Rome. When she plays the piece on her violin, she blacks out and awakens to find her young daughter implicated in acts of surprising violence. Julia then discovers that the music dates back to the horrors of the Holocaust and involves a powerful family who will stop at nothing to keep Julia from bringing the truth to light.

Tickets to hear Tess Gerritsen discuss the writing of Playing With Fire are available online at The Chattahoochee Review‘s community partnership discount rate of $13 (Original Price: $18). To receive the discount, use the coupon code “GPC” when prompted during the payment process. All-access series tickets to the festival can also be purchased to the full 18 days of events for a discounted rate of $115 (Original Price: $145). To receive a discount on the series tickets, enter the coupon code “GPC Series” when prompted to do so.

Tickets to all of the events at the 24th Edition of the Book Festival of the MJCCA can also be purchased via phone by calling the center’s box office at 678.812.4005. Be sure to mention the appropriate ticket discount codes to receive The Chattahoochee Review community partnership discount rates.

More information about Tess Gerritsen’s appearance at this year’s Book Festival of the MJCCA can be found on the festival’s Website. Information about Tess Gerritsen and her writing career can be found on the author’s Website.

 

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