Monday, October 23, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Racing Back to Vietnam: A Journey in War and Peace $22.00
by John Pendergrass

New York, NY: Hatherleigh Press (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

In 1971, United Air Force flight surgeon John Pendergrass spent much of his time in the backseat of an F-4 Phantom, racing across the skies of Vietnam. Forty-five years later, he boards an altogether different type of aircraft and heads back to Vietnam for an altogether different kind of race—an IRONMAN® triathlon. A veteran of IRONMAN triathlons on six continents, Racing Back to Vietnam follows John’s year in combat and his return to Vietnam...

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


The Floating World $26.95
by C. Morgan Babst

Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

A dazzling debut about family, home, and grief, The Floating World takes readers into the heart of Hurricane Katrina with the story of the Boisdorés, whose roots stretch back nearly to the foundation of New Orleans. Though the storm is fast approaching the Louisiana coast, Cora, the family’s fragile elder daughter, refuses to leave the city, forcing her parents, Joe Boisdoré, an artist descended from a freed slave who became one of the city’s preeminent furniture makers...

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Thursday, October 26, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: The Complete Annotated Edition $39.95
edited by John F. Marszalek, with David S. Nolen and Louie P. Gallo

Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press (2017). Hardback. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

This is the first complete annotated edition of Grant’s memoirs, fully representing the great military leader’s thoughts on his life and times through the end of the Civil War—including the antebellum era and the Mexican War—and his invaluable perspective on battlefield decision making. An introduction contextualizes Grant’s life and significance...

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Saturday, October 28, 2017
Signing 1:00-3:00


Magnolia Storms $15.00
by Janet W. Ferguson

Southern Sun Press (2017). Paperback. Signed.

Maggie Marovich couldn’t save her father or her home from Hurricane Katrina, but she’s dedicated her life to meteorology so she can warn others when the monster storms approach. Except...she works three hours inland and rarely risks returning to her childhood hometown of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Both her single-parent sister and the ship pilot Maggie once loved refused to leave the Coast, despite Maggie’s requests. Now a hurricane’s headed toward Mississippi...

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Monday, October 30, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine $24.99
by Mark Twain and Philip Stead

New York, NY: Doubleday (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

A never-before-published, previously unfinished Mark Twain children’s story is brought to life by Philip and Erin Stead, creators of the Caldecott Medal-winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee. In a hotel in Paris one evening in 1879, Mark Twain sat with his young daughters, who begged their father for a story. Twain began telling them the tale of Johnny, a poor boy in possession of some magical seeds. Later, Twain would jot down some rough notes about the story, but the tale was left unfinished...until now...

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Live from the Mississippi Delta $45.00
by Panny Flautt Mayfield

Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi (2017). Hardcover. Signed.

Live from the Mississippi Delta showcases a rare collection of photographs and stories about musicians from Robert Plant, B. B. King, and ZZ Top to local guitarists playing gigs on the weekend. Panny Flautt Mayfield, a lifelong Delta resident from Tutwiler and an award-winning journalist, documents multiple decades of blues and gospel music in her native land. Her first book collects over two hundred black-and-white and color photographs from a long career of photographing live music...

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Thursday, November 2, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Ranger Games $28.95
by Ben Blum

New York, NY: Doubleday (2017). First edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Intricate, heartrending, and morally urgent, Ranger Games is a crime story like no other. Alex Blum was a good kid, a popular high school hockey star from a tight-knit Colorado family. He had one goal in life: endure a brutally difficult selection program, become a U.S. Army Ranger, and fight terrorists for his country. He poured everything into achieving his dream...

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Friday, November 3, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Sticky Fingers $29.95
by Joe Hagan

New York, NY: Knopf (2017). First edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

The first and only biography of Jann Wenner, the iconic founder of Rolling Stone magazine, and a romp through the hothouses of rock and roll, politics, media, and Hollywood, from the Summer of Love to the Internet age. Lennon. Dylan. Jagger. Belushi. Leibovitz. The story of Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone’s founder, editor, and publisher, is an insider’s trip through the backstages of storied concert venues, rock-star hotel rooms, and the political ups and downs of the latter half of the Twentieth Century, right up through the digital age: connecting the counterculture of Haight Ashbury to the “straight world”...

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Saturday, November 4, 2017
Signing & Reading 1:00


Two Kinds of Truth $29.00
by Michael Connelly

New York, NY: Little, Brown (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's 3-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous, big business world of pill mills and prescription drug abuse. Meanwhile, an old case from Bosch's LAPD days comes back to haunt him when a long-imprisoned killer claims Harry framed him...

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Monday, November 6, 2017
Middle Grade Event | Signing & Reading 5:00


The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse $17.99
by Nicholas Gannon

New York, NY: Greenwillow Books (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

The stand-alone sequel to The Doldrums, which the New York Times called “a dreamy charmer of a book,” is a second tour-de-force by author-illustrator Nicholas Gannon brimming with the spirit of exploration and celebrating the bond of friendship. Gorgeously realized with Gannon’s distinctive full-color art. In the sequel to the Indies Next and Indies Introduce pick The Doldrums, Archer Helmsley’s grandparents...

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Monday, November 6, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Rowan Oak: A History of the William Faulkner Home $17.95/$49.95
by Sally Stone Trotter
event with Cham and Ike Trotter

Oxford, MS: Nautilus (2017). Paperback. Signed.

A little-known history of both families and the home Faulkner loved and named Rowan Oak. In 1930, Will and Sallie Bryant deeded and financed the family home—The Bailey Place—in Oxford, Mississippi to William Faulkner. Sally Stone Trotter, Will and Sallie’s granddaughter, writes a little-known history of both families and the home Faulkner loved and named Rowan Oak. Referencing fifty, never-before-published letters from Faulkner to her grandparents...

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Signing 5:00


A Mississippi Palate $39.95
by Robert St. John, illustrated by Wyatt Waters

Hattiesburg, MS: Different Drummer Publishing (2017). First edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Chef, restaurateur, and author Robert St. John and watercolorist Wyatt Waters are pleased to introduce their latest collaboration, a hardback book entitled A Mississippi Palate: Heritage Cuisine and Watercolors of Home. The book marks the fourth partnership between the two notable Mississippians. A Mississippi Palate delivers 105 recipes, each with a Mississippi connection. Readers will enjoy delving into these recipes for delicious favorites from the Hill Country to the Gulf Coast...

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Jim Carmody, Big Nasty: Mississippi’s Coach $24.95
by Ronald F. Borne
event with Jim Carmody and Rick Cleveland

Oxford, MS: Nautilus (2017). Hardcover. Signed.

The life and times of one of Mississippi’s greatest coaches, Jim Carmody. The book covers a 50-year coaching career, including beating Bear Bryant in his last season as a coach, starting Reggie Collier as a quarterback, and reluctantly signing Brett Favre as a linebacker at Southern Mississippi. This book, the third by beloved Ole Miss professor Ron Borne, was completed three days before his death...

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Thursday, November 9, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs $22.95
by Beth Ann Fennelly

New York, NY: W. W. Norton (2017). First edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

The 52 micro-memoirs in genre-defying Heating & Cooling offer bright glimpses into a richly lived life, combining the compression of poetry with the truth-telling of nonfiction into one heartfelt, celebratory book. Ranging from childhood recollections to quirky cultural observations, these micro-memoirs build on one another to arrive at a portrait of Beth Ann Fennelly as a wife, mother, writer, and deeply original observer of life’s challenges and joys...

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Monday, November 13, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Reckoning with Race: America's Failure $27.99
by Gene Dattel

New York, NY: Encounter (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

From the author of Cotton and Race in the Making of America, this balanced, original history of sheds new light on racial issues from from nineteenth century cotton fields to present day ghettos. Reckoning with Race confronts America's most intractable problem—race. The book outlines in a provocative, novel manner American racial issues from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present. It explodes myths about the South as America's exclusive racial scapegoat. The book moves to the Great Migration north and the urban ghettos which still plague America...

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Adelicia $35.00
by Joyce Blaylock

Hardcover. Signed.

Adelicia is historical fiction, based on the life of Adelicia Hayes Franklin Acklen Cheatam, who after the death of her first husband in 1846, became the wealthiest woman in Tennessee. Adelicia and her second husband built the Belmont Mansion as a summer home. Adelicia, a woman of culture and breeding and great determination, finds her quest a noble truth, a conviction that throughout her life allows her grasp to remain unwavering for what is beyond. However, her heart lies...

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South $26.00
by Karen L. Cox

Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press (2017). Hardback. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi, reckoned with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two eccentrics, Richard Dana and Octavia Dockery—known in the press as the "Wild Man" and the "Goat Woman"—enlisted an African American man named George Pearls to rob their reclusive neighbor, Jennie Merrill, at her estate. During the attempted robbery, Merrill was shot and killed. The crime drew national coverage when...

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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Paris in the Present Tense $28.95
by Mark Helprin

New York, NY: The Overlook Press (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

The magnificent new novel by the gifted, singular #1 New York Times bestselling author of Winter’s Tale and A Soldier of the Great War. Mark Helprin’s powerful, rapturous new novel is set in a present-day Paris caught between violent unrest and its well-known, inescapable glories. Seventy-four-year-old Jules Lacour—a maître at Paris-Sorbonne, cellist, widower, veteran of the war in Algeria, and child of the Holocaust—must find a balance between his strong obligations to the past and the attractions and beauties of life and love in the present...

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Saturday, November 25, 2017
Middle Grade Event | Signing & Reading 11:00


Goldeline $16.99
by Jimmy Cajoleas

New York, NY: HarperCollins (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

In this gorgeously written middle grade debut reminiscent of the work of David Almond and The Thickety, a young girl embarks on an unforgettable journey through a Southern-infused fairy-tale forest filled with dark and wondrous magic. In the wild, free woods of the Hinterlands, where magic is as real as stories are, there lives a girl named Goldeline. Goldeline has hair as white as summer snow and gold-flecked eyes, and she travels from camp to camp with Gruff and his bandits...

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Thursday, November 30, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30


Sanctuaries of Segregation: The Story of the Jackson Church Visit Campaign $28.00
by Carter Dalton Lyon

Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi (2017). Paperback. Signed.

Sanctuaries of Segregation provides the first comprehensive analysis of the Jackson, Mississippi, church visit campaign of 1963–1964 and the efforts by segregationists to protect one of their last refuges. For ten months, integrated groups of ministers and laypeople attempted to attend Sunday worship services at all-white Protestant and Catholic churches in the state’s capital city. While the church visit was a common tactic of activists in the early 1960s...

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Friday, December 1, 2017
Picture Book Event | Signing & Story Time 3:00


The 12 Days of Christmas $16.99
by Greg Pizzoli

New York, NY: Disney-Hyperion (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Two-time Geisel-Award winning author Greg Pizzoli's first Christmas book follows a festive elephant family that despairs as the gifts pile up in their house. Not even elephants really need 12 drumming drummers! Elephant is delighted to get a gift, but as the twelve days of Christmas continue, presents pile higher and higher! A partridge in a pear tree? Cute! But soon, her dad despairs...

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