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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Reading - 5:30 pm
Tenth of December: Stories
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Tenth of December: Stories
New York: Random House (2012).
Hardback. Signed. $26.00

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Jackson
Reserve, $75.00
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm

Jackson
photos by Ken Murphy

from the Foreword by John Evans “Through this photographic tour, Lemuria wishes to share the tangible beauty of Jackson. While Jacksons culture is rooted in the past, the city is... (more)

Jackson
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Thursday, August 07, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm

Jackson

LOOK FOR US AT FONDREN AFTER FIVE!WE WILL BE AT BRENTS AND FONDREN CORNER! from the Foreword by John Evans “Through this photographic tour, Lemuria wishes to share the tangible... (more)

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Reserve, $28.95
Monday, August 11, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

"New York Times" bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age In the late nineteenth century, people were... (more)

Ruin Falls
Reserve, $26.00
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Ruin Falls

Liz Daniels has every reason to be happy about setting off on a rare family vacation, leaving their remote home in the Adirondack Mountains behind for a while. Instead, she feels uneasy. Her... (more)

The Forsaken
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

The Forsaken

Thirty-six years ago, a nameless black man wandered into Jericho, Mississippi, with nothing but the clothes on his back and a pair of paratrooper boots. Less than two days later, he was accused... (more)

Southern Soul-Blues
Reserve, $24.95
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Southern Soul-Blues
by David Whiteis

Attracting passionate fans primarily among African American listeners in the South, Southern Soul draws on such diverse influences as the blues, 1960s-era Deep Soul, contemporary R & B,... (more)

Destinys Anvil: A Tale of Politics, Payback & Pigs
Reserve, $14.95
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Destinys Anvil: A Tale of Politics, Payback & Pigs

From novelist Steven Wells Hicks (The Gleaner; The Fall of Adam; Horizontal Adjustment) comes a classic tale of revenge between a sociopathic politician and the campaign puppetmaster who unleashes... (more)

Courage for Beginners
Reserve, $17.00
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm

Courage for Beginners
by Karen Harrington

Twelve-year-old Mysti Murphy wishes she were a character in a book. If her life were fictional, she would magically know how to deal with the fact that her best friend, Anibal Gomez, has... (more)

Long Division
Reserve, $15.00
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Long Division
by Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon's debut novel is a Twain-esque exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in Post-Katrina Mississippi, written in a voice that's alternately funny,... (more)

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor
Reserve, $13.95
Friday, August 22, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor

Jon Scieszka is the creator of Trucktown, including the "New York Times" bestselling "Smash, Crash!", and the author of "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!", the... (more)

The Story of Land and Sea
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

The Story of Land and Sea
by Katy Simpson Smith

Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family--fathers and daughters, mother... (more)

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
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Thursday, September 04, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
by Karen Abbott

Karen Abbott illuminates one of the most fascinating yet little known aspects of the Civil War: the stories of four courageous women--a socialite, a farmgirl, an abolitionist, and a widow--who... (more)

The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Reserve, $26.95
Sunday, September 07, 2014
Signing - 1:00 pm

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his affair with his uncles young wife two years earlier. His ... (more)

Fives and Twenty-Fives
Reserve, $27.00
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Fives and Twenty-Fives
by Michael Pitre

A heart-stopping debut novel about war and its aftermath by an Iraq War veteran--and an essential examination of the United States role in the world.

The Future for Curious People
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

The Future for Curious People
by Gregory Sherl

Meet Evelyn and Godfrey. Evelyn is breaking up with her boyfriend, who is passing out advertisements for his band on a snowy street corner in Baltimore. She has seen their dismal future... (more)

Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Reserve, $18.00
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

From the internationally bestselling author of "No god but God" comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the... (more)

The Language of Silence
Reserve, $16.00
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Signing - 1:00 pm

The Language of Silence

Nobody in the family, except Aunt Ruth, talks about Ellens grandmother Lola, who had been swallowed up by the circus then spit out as a woman who tamed tigers and got away scot free for killing... (more)

Painted Horses
Reserve, $26.00
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Painted Horses
by Malcolm Brooks

In the mid-1950s, America was flush with prosperity and saw an unbroken line of progress clear to the horizon, while the West was still very much wild. In this ambitious, incandescent debut,... (more)

Between Wrecks
Reserve, $15.95
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Between Wrecks

A collection of eccentric and offbeat tours of small-town America packed with heart, honesty, and humor.

Directors Cut
Reserve, $22.95
Monday, September 29, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Directors Cut

Tripp Kelly is an easygoing film professor at the University in Oakdale and is well-liked by students and faculty members. Newly married to a former student named Dana, ... (more)

The Sea Sleeps: New and Selected Poems
Reserve, $22.95
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

The Sea Sleeps: New and Selected Poems

This collection draws heavily from the core devotional  strain in Millers poetry, offering what novelist Fenton  Johnson described in his review of Iron Wheel as  “the vision... (more)

Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest: Fifty Pieces from the Road
Reserve, $30.00
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Assassins, Eccentrics, Politicians, and Other Persons of Interest: Fifty Pieces from the Road

Writing as a newspaper reporter for nearly forty years, Curtis Wilkie covered eight presidential campaigns, spent years in the Middle East, and traveled to a number of conflicts abroad. However,... (more)

Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
Reserve, $35.00
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
by S.C. Gwynne

Stonewall Jackson has long been a figure of legend and romance. As much as any person in the Confederate pantheon, even Robert E. Lee, he embodies the romantic Southern notion of the virtuous... (more)

Country Stores of Mississippi
Reserve, $19.99
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Country Stores of Mississippi
by June Davidson

The old country stores along the back roads of rural Mississippi are the treasures that remain of a bygone era. Travel back to the Mississippi of yesteryear and hear of the deadly can of molasses... (more)

Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
Reserve, $32.95
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief

"From the dean of Civil War historians and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Battle Cry of Freedom," a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the... (more)

We Are the Music Makers!
Reserve, $38.00
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm

We Are the Music Makers!
by Timothy Duffy
and Denise Duffy

“We Are The Music Makers: Preserving The Soul Of Americas Music,” written by Timothy and Denise Duffy, features over 65 photographs taken by Tim Duffy over twenty years along with... (more)

Sister Golden Hair
Reserve, $15.95
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Sister Golden Hair

When Jesses family moves to Roanoke, Virginia, in the summer of 1972, shes 12 years old and already mindful of the schism between innocence and femininity, the gap between childhood and the adult... (more)

Ed Kings Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer
Reserve, $40.00
Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Ed Kings Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer
by Ed King
and Trent Watts

"Ed Kings Mississippi: Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer" features more than forty unpublished black-and-white photographs and substantial writings by the prominent civil rights... (more)

The Search for Good Wine: From the Founding Fathers to the Modern Table
Reserve, $29.95
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

The Search for Good Wine: From the Founding Fathers to the Modern Table

"The Search for Good Wine" is a highly entertaining and informative book on all aspects of wine and its consumption by nationally-syndicated wine columnist John Hailman, author of the... (more)

In Tune: Charley Patton, Jimmie Rodgers, and the Roots of American Music
Reserve, $38.00
Friday, October 24, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm

In Tune: Charley Patton, Jimmie Rodgers, and the Roots of American Music

Born into poverty in Mississippi at the close of the nineteenth century, Charley Patton and Jimmie Rodgers established themselves among the most influential musicians of their era. In Tune tells... (more)

Fifty Mysteries
Reserve, $18.95
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Fifty Mysteries

For the past thirteen years, retired elementary school teacher Angela Potts and her former student, small-town sheriff Charles “Chunky” Jones, have bickered, ... (more)

Song of My Life: A Biography of Margaret Walker
Reserve, $20.00
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Song of My Life: A Biography of Margaret Walker

Margaret Walker (1915-1998) has been described as "the most famous person nobody knows." This is a shocking oversight of an award-winning poet, novelist, essayist, educator, and... (more)

Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story

The greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis--and gets his own story, from... (more)

Let Me Be Frank with You: A Frank Bascombe Book
Reserve, $27.99
Friday, December 12, 2014
Signing - 5:00 pm
Reading - 5:30 pm

Let Me Be Frank with You: A Frank Bascombe Book

A brilliant new work that returns Richard Ford to the hallowed territory that sealed his reputation as an American master: the world of Frank Bascombe, and the landscape of his celebrated... (more)

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