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June 4, 2014

Gwinnett County Public Library Presents a Luncheon with New York Times Bestselling Authors and Award Winning Chefs: Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart

Gwinnett County Public Library in partnership with Garden Plaza of Lawrenceville will host an upscale weekday luncheon with New York Times bestselling authors Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart. The authors will discuss their 2013 James Beard Award winning book: Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking and host a Q&A session followed by an onsite book-signing while guests enjoy a delicious lunch. Cookbooks will be available for purchase during the luncheon. Proceeds will support the Gwinnett County Public Library.
Nathalie Dupree is the author of 15 cookbooks and has appeared on more than 300 television shows for The Food Network, PBS, and others. She has been prominently featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune as well as Bon Appétit, Food and Wine, Southern Living, Coastal Living, Better Homes and Garden, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, and Good Housekeeping magazines. She is a three time James Beard Award winner and was awarded the prestigious “Grand Dame” of Les Dames d’ Escoffier, an international organization of top women in the culinary field, and was named the 2013 Woman of the Year by the prestigious organization of French Chefs of America.
Cynthia Graubart, a James Beard Award winner, is the author of Slow Cooking for Two: Basics, Techniques, and Recipes. Her other books include Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking (2013 James Beard Award) and Southern Biscuits, both coauthored with Nathalie Dupree. Her first book was The One-Armed Cook: Quick and Easy Recipes, Smart Meal Plans, and Savvy Advice for New (and not-so-new) Moms. She is also a columnist for Southern Living magazine and cooking teacher.
The “Lunch & Listen” series brings authors and readers together, providing the ultimate food for thought with a wide range of authors — from bestselling mystery writers, and award-winning regional novelists, to nonfiction and cookbook authors.

Seating is limited.   Tickets are $12 per person in advance.  If seating is available, tickets may be sold at the door for $17.  Advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged.

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Start: June 4, 2014 12:00 pm
End: June 4, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Garden Plaza at Lawrenceville
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230 Collins Industrial Way, Lawrenceville, 30043

June 28, 2014

Gwinnett County Public Library Presents New York Times Bestselling Author Karin Slaughter

As part of the Gwinnett County Public Library’s “Meet the Author Series,” bestselling author and library advocate Karin Slaughter will have a book discussion and signing at the Barnes & Noble store located at the Forum in  Peachtree Corners on June 28, 2014.

She will discuss her new book Cop Town — her first-ever stand alone novel.

When customers mention the library while making a purchase in the store’s cafe, music department, or at the checkout counter on June 28th or 29th,  Barnes & Noble will donate a percentage of that sale to the Friends of the Gwinnett County Public Library.The book talk and signing will take place at 7 p.m.

Karin Slaughter is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of 14 thrillers, including “Undone,” “Fractured,” “Beyond Reach,” “Triptych,” “Faithless” and “Unseen.” She is a native of Georgia and a dedicated supporter of public libraries.

For more information about Gwinnett County Public Library programs, events and services, please visit, call 770.978.5154, or find GwinnettLibrary on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

Start: June 28, 2014
End: June 28, 2014
Venue: Barnes & Noble, Peachtree Corners
Phone: 770-209-4244
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5141 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross, GA, United States, 30092