Gary M. Pomerantz

A conversation with author Gary M. Pomerantz celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication of his book Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn, a landmark history of Atlanta.
In this episode, we sit down with author and journalist Gary M. Pomerantz to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the publication of his book, Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn: A Saga of Race and Family, a landmark history of Atlanta. After he finished the book, Pomerantz donated his research files and interviews to the Rose Library. Join us for an inside look at the making of Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn.

Gary M. Pomerantz joined The Washington Post as a sports reporter in 1982. He moved to Atlanta and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 1988. Pomerantz is the author of nonfiction books on topics ranging from history to sports to civil rights. His most recent book, The Last Pass, a New York Times bestseller, centers on Boston Celtics legends Bob Cousy and Bill Russell. 

To learn more about Pomerantz and his writing, check out his website here. Discover his papers, which are held at Rose Library.