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Preview: The Decatur Book Festival returns this weekend with a celebration of journalism

The 2017 AJC Decatur Book Festival will address on the vital role journalism plays in today’s continuously shifting society where the press faces pushback from the current political administration and the threat of fake news. Fittingly, the Atlanta Journal Constitution will increase its role with the festival by having many of its contributors and staff moderate the festival’s discussions....

A conversation with author Peter McDade about “The Weight of Sound”

You probably wouldn’t imagine a rock star wearing a tidy red polo shirt. You also probably wouldn’t imagine one quietly sitting over a cup of tea in Dr. Bombay’s Underwater Tea Room, his pale blue eyes catching the light. Spotting him at the warm wooden table, you might guess he is a college professor, or a devoted dad, or a novelist. And he, Peter McDade, is all three....

Portrait of a Man: Man Martin, author of “The Lemon Jell-O Syndrome”

We meet at the man’s home, Man’s home, as it is Man Martin’s home where we meet. This is a modest-looking ranch-style house, three bedrooms, with an ample yard that includes a chicken coop and a sprouting garden in the north Atlanta neighborhood of Dunwoody. I arrive with dual purpose: to fulfill the interview portion for this profile, and to help Man Martin achieve a new clothing look for his latest novel’s release, said novel being The Lemon Jello-O Syndrome, out now from Unbridled Books....