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April 2019

Afternoon Reading and Signing with Adair Sanders

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Star Line Books is please to host Chattanooga native Adair Sanders for an afternoon event on Saturday, April 13th. Adair will be reading and signing beginning at 2 p.m. Adair Sanders was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee in an era when girls of a certain social class were expected to marry well and never work. Exhibiting her penchant for being contrary, Adair left the confines of an all-girl education to pursue a psychology degree and a law degree from the University…

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Author R J Jacobs in Conversation

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Star Line Books is hosting an Author in Conversation with R J Jacobs. R J will be discussing his novel, And Then You Were Gone, Saturday, April 27th beginning at 2 p.m. And Then You Were Gone After years of learning how to manage her bipolar disorder, Emily Firestone finally has it under control. Even better, her life is coming together: she's got a great job, her own place, and a boyfriend, Paolo, who adores her. So when Paolo suggests a…

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June 2019

An Evening with Maurice Martin in conversation with Erik Zilen

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Niedlov’s Breadworks, 215 E Main St
Chattanooga, TN 37408 United States
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Please join Star Line Books and Niedlov's Breadworks as we invite you to an evening with Maurice Martin in conversation with Erik Zilen, owner of Niedlov's Breadworks. Join us at 6:30 at Niedlov's Breadworks where they will discuss Maurice Martin's recent work, Damaged Goods; American Evangelical Ethics, a sweeping treatment of one of the most important challenges facing both the church and America in today's world. Marty retired as COO and Acting CEO for Food for the Hungry in 2014…

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Tony L. Turnbow: Hardened to Hickory Presentation and Q&A

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Star Line Book, 1467 Market St., Suite 106
Chattanooga, 37402
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Join us at 6 pm on Tuesday, June 18 for an entertaining presentation, reading and Q&A session with Tony L. Turnbow, the author of Hardened to Hickory: The Missing Chapter in Andrew Jackson's Life. A fascinating book, Hardened to Hickory details Jackson's command of the original Tennessee Volunteers and reveals a more human side of Jackson than has often been portrayed. Kirkus Reviews calls Hardened to Hickory "an impressive combination of scrupulous scholarship and powerful storytelling." A practicing lawyer in…

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An Evening with Tom Graves: A Reading and Signing

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Star Line Book, 1467 Market St., Suite 106
Chattanooga, 37402
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Join us at 6pm on June 26th at Star Line Books for an evening with Tom Graves to learn more about his recently published title White Boy. A gripping and relevant memoir, White Boy is one man’s unvarnished story of love, loss, race, Memphis, and a dark past. Everything is laid bare when Memphis author, journalist, and university professor Tom Graves takes a vivid and deeply introspective account of his life. Graves is also the author of the award-winning Crossroads:…

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July 2019

Margaret Renkl in conversation with Jamie Quatro

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Star Line Book, 1467 Market St., Suite 106
Chattanooga, 37402
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Star Line Books is excited to welcome Margaret Renkl for an evening in conversation with fellow author Jamie Quatro, at 6:30 pm on Thursday, July 11. Margaret Renkl is the author of Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss (forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in July 2019). She is also a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, where her essays appear each Monday. Her work has also appeared in Guernica, Literary Hub, Proximity, and River Teeth, among…

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Simon Tam: An Evening of Music and Discussion

July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Star Line Book, 1467 Market St., Suite 106
Chattanooga, 37402
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Don't miss this evening full of stimulating discussion, music and thought provoking ideas with Simon Tam of The Slants! Join us at 6:30 at Star Line Book. Simon Tam is an author, musician, activist, and troublemaker. Tam is best known as the founder and bassist of The Slants, the world’s first and only all-Asian American dance rock band. Tam has been a keynote speaker, performer, and presenter at TEDx, SXSW, Comic-Con, The Department of Defense, Stanford University, and over 1,200…

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An Evening with Erica Witsell

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Star Line Book, 1467 Market St., Suite 106
Chattanooga, 37402
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Join us at 6:30 on Thursday, July 18th for an evening in conversation with Erica Witsell. Her debut novel Give arrives in June and is a gripping tale of a fractured family that leaves two sisters struggling for belonging. Set in the Central Valley of California, Give is luminous and poignant: the story of one family's troubled quest to redeem the mistakes of the past and a stirring testament to the bonds of sisterhood. Erica Witsell has a bachelor's degree…

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An Interactive Evening w/ Tracey Carisch

July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Star Line Book, 1467 Market St., Suite 106
Chattanooga, 37402
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Tracey Carisch is the author of the award-winning travel memoir Excess Baggage: One Family's Around-the-World Search for Balance. Her presentations around the country bring the lessons of the family's journey into the context of modern American life. This event will feature beautiful photography, insightful travel stories, and an open discussion on how we find balance and connection in the midst of busy schedules. Participants will leave with ideas and tools for addressing the conflicts of day-to-day life and maintaining strong…

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Courtney Maum at Star Line Books

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Star Line Book, 1467 Market St., Suite 106
Chattanooga, 37402
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Join us for an evening with Courtney Maum at 6:30 on Thursday 7/25. She'll regale us with a talk on what it was like to fictionalize actual historical characters for her most recent novel COSTALEGRE and the challenges of difficult mother-daughter relationships. We'll also enjoy a short reading, Q&A, and signing. Courtney Maum is also the author of the acclaimed novels TOUCH and I AM HAVING SO MUCH FUN HERE WITHOUT YOU, which were both selected by such outlets as…

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