Intown is one of the metro Atlanta locations where Book Festival of the MJCCA events will be held, as well as Dunwoody and East Cobb. One of the South’s premier cultural events, the 20th annual festival is scheduled for Nov. 5 – 20.

Intown Book Festival of the MJCCA authors include Steven Levy (In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives) and Rabbi Andrea Myers (The Choosing: A Rabbi’s Journey from Silent Nights to High Holy Days).Levy will speaks at Business Breafast at The Selig Center, 1440 Spring St., on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7:45 a.m.  Myers will read on Sunday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m. at Emory Hillel, 735 Gatewood Road.

Along with those events, the festival is bigger than ever this year with some high profile authors visiting during the month of November including appearances by Erica Jong, Regis Philbin, Jim Lehrer, Melissa Fay Greene, Dyan Cannon and many, many more. For tickets and a full schedule, visit

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.