The article reports on the 10th anniversary celebration of the Georgia Center for the Book in 2008. The Center is being hosted and supported by the DeKalb County Public Library since its creation in 1998. The free public programming has the Center has brought more than 400 national and regional authors to the Atlanta metropolitan area and the state of Georgia. The article also highlights some anniversary activities of the Center for the month of May, including the participation of several prominent literary and public figures in the U.S., such as Sarah Dessen, Barbara Walters, and Mike Farrell.