Saturday, November 16, 2019
Signing 2:00 | Reading 2:30
Event will be in our DotCom Annex Building



Janet Taylor-Perry signs Head Count
Dragon Breath Press (9/2019)

Who could know counting heads would be so dangerous? Laura Beth Copeland, the stay- home mother of two and half, decides to become a census-taker just for the experience. When she discovers a decapitated head at one of her canvassing addresses, she is catapulted into a fight for her life. Upon finding only the head of a witness against a drug lord, Laura Beth becomes the hitman’s next target. She first receives warnings to remain quiet. When she cooperates with police, the...

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Frank LaRue Owen signs The Temple of Warm Harmony
Homebound Press (8/2019)

The Temple of Warm Harmony is a book of poems, but it is also something of a map. Some of the poems are about the author, some are about the reader, while other poems are about the times we’re all living through. A blend of mini-exorcisms, healing incantations, dreams, and invitations to numinous ways of observing and experiencing life, the book is divided into three parts: In the World of Red Dust, Heartbreak and Armoring, and Entering The Temple of Warm Harmony....

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Thursday, November 21, 2019
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Lara Prescott signs The Secrets We Kept
Random House (9/2019)

A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice—inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago. At the height of the Cold War, two secretaries are pulled out of the typing pool at the CIA and given the assignment of a lifetime. Their mission: to smuggle Doctor Zhivago out of the USSR, where no one dare publish it, and help...

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Saturday, November 23, 2019
Signing 11:00 to 1:00



Wyatt Waters signs The Seeing 2020 Calendar
Wyatt Waters Gallery (9/2019)

Wyatt’s 2020 Calendar features 13 images of recent, unpublished paintings and sized to fit a standard 16” x 20” frame with a 3” mat. The calendars are printed on textured paper – true to the feel of watercolor paper....

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Saturday, November 23, 2019
Signing at 2:00



Latoya Lawson signs Ma'Sitter
Booksmango (7/2019)

After the violent death of her role model, struggling single Mom Victoria is offered a job as a caregiver for an elderly rich couple. Inside the walls of the Lane’s sumptuous Mississippi home, her dreams hover tantalizingly close: a peaceful life, a full pantry, and a safe neighborhood. But it is merely a façade that she drifts through in a haze, concealing an unfolding drama; the manipulative and racist Mr. Lane has plans for his wife’s wealth that don’t involve her...

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
EVENT WILL BE IN OUR DOTCOM BUILDING
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Jimmy Cajoleas signs Minor Prophets
Amulet Books (9/2019)

Lee has always seen visions: cats that his mother promises aren’t really there, a homeless man who he’s convinced is out to get him, and three men who give him ominous warnings in the woods. His mother and his sister Murphy try to keep him grounded in the real world. But when his mother dies in a car accident and her horrible husband tries to adopt them, Lee and Murphy flee to their grandmother’s ranch, which they’ve only heard about in stories. But is there a reason why their mother never...

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Joint Author Event with Mesha Maren and Randal O'Wain

Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Mesha Maren signs Sugar Run
Algonquin (10/2019)

In 1989, Jodi McCarty is seventeen years old when she’s sentenced to life in prison. When she’s released eighteen years later, she finds herself at a Greyhound bus stop, reeling from the shock of unexpected freedom but determined to chart a better course for herself. Not yet able to return to her lost home in the Appalachian Mountains, she heads south in search of someone she left behind, as a way of finally making amends. There, she meets and falls...

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Randal O'Wain signs Meander Belt
University of Nebraska Press (2019)

In Meander Belt M. Randal O’Wain offers a reflection on how a working-class boy from Memphis, Tennessee, came to fall in love with language, reading, writing, and the larger world outside of the American South. This memoir examines what it means for the son of a carpenter to value mental rather than physical labor and what this does to his relationship with his family, whose livelihood and sensibility are decidedly blue collar. Straining the father-son bond further...

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Friday, November 29, 2019
Signing 11:00 - 1:00 PM



William H. Morris signs This Magic Moment
Fitting Words, LLC (11/2019)

The Moonglows were considered, by many in the know, to be the best of the doo wop-era singers. An unlikely incident allowed Bill Morris and Prentiss Barnes to meet, and through a series of rare and providential events that followed, the retired singer was rescued from the depths of despair. Prentiss was the original bass singer of The Moonglows and was disabled from a train car collision years before. He was now living in Jackson, Mississippi, Bill's hometown. Prentiss and Bill connected and became...

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Two Signing Events:
Friday, November 29, 2019 and
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Friday Signing at 2:00 | Saturday Signing at 12:00


Bill Wilson signs The Mississippi Governor's Mansion
The University Press of Mississippi (11/2019)

An artful, insider’s tour of the mightiest mansion in Mississippi Welcoming its first executive in 1842, the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion is the second-oldest continuously occupied governor’s residence in the United States. The Mansion is both a public building open for tours and the private residence of the governor and his family. In this unique book, readers are invited to explore the entirety of the building, from the attic to the garage and everything in between. The Mississippi Governor’s Mansion: Memories of the People’s Home is the first book of its kind...

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Monday, December 2, 2019
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Col. Carlyle Smitty Harris signs Tap Code
Zondervan (11/2019)

A true and previously untold story of an American hero-a POW in Vietnam who changed countless lives by secretly spreading a long-unused military "tap" code into the infamous Hoa Lo prison camp, sharing the love of God with every tap. When Air Force pilot Captain Carlyle "Smitty" Harris was shot down over Vietnam on April 4, 1965, he had no idea what horrors awaited him in the infamous Hoa Lo prison-nicknamed "Hanoi Hilton." For the next eight years, Smitty and hundreds of other American POWs-including John McCain...

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in conversation with SARA W. BERRY



Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Phil Keith signs All Blood Runs Red
Hanover Square Press (11/2019)

For readers of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Hidden Figures, the incredible life story of Eugene Bullard, the first African American military pilot to fly in combat, and the only African American pilot in World War I, who went on to become a self-taught jazz musician, a Paris nightclub impresario, a spy in the French Resistance, and finally an American civil...

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Thursday, December 5, 2019
A LARRY BROWN CELEBRATION EVENT
with Johnathan Miles, Matthew Guinn, and Michael Farris Smith



Jonathan Miles signs Tiny Love
Algonquin Books (11/2019)

A career-spanning collection, Tiny Love brings together for the first time the stories of Larry Brown’s previous collections along with those never before gathered. The self-taught Brown has long had a cult following, and this collection comes with an intimate and heartfelt appreciation by novelist Jonathan Miles. We see Brown's early forays into genre fiction and the horror story, then develop his fictional gaze closer to home, on the people and landscapes of Lafayette County, Mississippi. And what’s...

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Saturday, December 7, 2019
Story Time + Signing at 10:00 AM


Alice Rhea Mitchell signs Scooter Mouse Finds the Library
Magnolia Gazette Publishing Corporation (11/2019)

When a Mississippi mouse seeks a better opportunity in Scooter Mouse Finds the Library by Alice Rhea Mitchell, he follows a path from the country to McComb City, escapes a Tabby cat, discovers the library, and meets Miss Mattie, the children’s librarian. Nineteen vibrant watercolor paintings by artist Sheryl K. Perry illustrate the text...

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Saturday, December 7, 2019
Signing 11:00 to 1:00



Neil White signs Stories from 125 Years of Ole Miss Football
Nautilus Publishing (8/2019)

To commemorate 125 years of Ole Miss football history, the Nautilus Publishing Company has published Stories from 125 Years of Ole Miss Football, a collection of stories and photographs that don’t fit the typical “sports book” model. Editor and Publisher, NEIL WHITE, said, “We didn’t want to re-package the same stories that have been repeated through the years. Every interview began with a simple question: Tell us a story...

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Saturday, December 7, 2019
Signing 1:00 to 2:00



Lawrence Wells signs William Faulkner: The Cofield Collection
Yoknapatawpha Press (11/2019)

In 1978 Yoknapatawpha Press published William Faulkner: The Cofield Collection, by Jack Cofield, a photo-biography of William Faulkner featuring portraits by family photographers J. R. Cofield and his son Jack, and historical photos by other photographers. School yearbook pictures, family snapshots, and news photographs trace the author’s life and work. “These photographs,” observed Eudora Welty, “eloquently tell us what no voice now...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Signing 4:00 to 6:00


Governor Phil Bryant signs The Mississippi Governor's Mansion
The University Press of Mississippi (11/2019)

An artful, insider’s tour of the mightiest mansion in Mississippi Welcoming its first executive in 1842, the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion is the second-oldest continuously occupied governor’s residence in the United States. The Mansion is both a public building open for tours and the private residence of the governor and his family. In this unique book, readers are invited to explore the entirety of the building, from the attic to the garage and everything in between. The Mississippi Governor’s Mansion: Memories of the People’s Home is the first book of its kind...

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Thursday, December 12, 2019
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Allie Povall signs Rebels in Repose
Arcadia Publishing (12/2019)

The irascible Jubal A. Early, Robert E. Lee's "bad old man," went to Canada after the war and remained an unreconstructed Rebel until his death. Lee became president of Washington College and urged reconciliation with the North. Braxton Bragg never found solid economic footing and remained mournful of slavery's demise until his own, when a heart attack took him in Galveston. The South's high command traveled dramatically...

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
Signing at 12:00



Marilyn Tinnin signs MaeMae's Grandmother Book
Life Story Publishing (7/2019)

MaeMae is a Southern grandmother who shares a few well-learned life lessons straight from the heart. With real people stories and reflections from her own experience, she covers a broad range of subjects with humor, grace, and an ample dose of Truth. Parents, grandparents, and young adults can enjoy these 12 thought-provoking chapters together!...

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
Signing 3:00 to 5:00



Wyatt Waters signs The Seeing 2020 Calendar
Wyatt Waters Gallery (9/2019)

Wyatt’s 2020 Calendar features 13 images of recent, unpublished paintings and sized to fit a standard 16” x 20” frame with a 3” mat. The calendars are printed on textured paper – true to the feel of watercolor paper.......

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Signing at 11:00



Will Jacks signs Po'Monkey's
The University press of Mississippi (10/2019)

A photographic tour of a quintessential staple of the Mississippi blues Outside of Merigold, Mississippi, off an unmarked dirt road, stands Po’ Monkey’s, perhaps the most famous house in Mississippi and the last rural juke joint in the state, now closed to the public. Before the death of the lounge’s owner, Willie Seaberry, in 2016, it was a mandatory stop on the constant blues pilgrimage that flows through the Delta....

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Signing at 1:00



Shaun Hamill signs A Cosmology of Monsters
Pantheon (9/2019)

A tender and terrifying literary horror novel—the author’s debut—that tells the story of a family (creators of a haunted house attraction called the Wandering Dark) and the hereditary monsters—both metaphorical and all-too-real—that haunt them. Monsters both figurative and very literal stalk the Turner family. The youngest child, Noah, narrates the family history: how in the late ’60s, his bookish mother Margaret marries Lovecraft-lover Harry against her better judgment. The couple has two daughters—Sydney, born for the spotlight, and the brilliant but awkward...

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Joint Author Event with Beth Kander and Frank LaRue Owen
Signing at 2:00



Beth Kander signs Born in Syn
Owl House Books (10/2019)

How did we get here? That’s the question that drives each friend, each foe, and every strand of the stories woven together in Born in Syn. From an unusually intelligent infant, to individuals wrongly accused or imprisoned, to insiders who know things they wish they didn’t and outsiders determined to bulldoze their way into the action, dozens of small decisions and huge risks pile on top of one another, contributing to the creation of a future that...

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Frank LaRue Owen signs The Temple of Warm Harmony
Homebound Press (8/2019)

The Temple of Warm Harmony is a book of poems, but it is also something of a map. Some of the poems are about the author, some are about the reader, while other poems are about the times we’re all living through. A blend of mini-exorcisms, healing incantations, dreams, and invitations to numinous ways of observing and experiencing life, the book is divided into three parts: In the World of Red Dust, Heartbreak and Armoring, and Entering The Temple of Warm Harmony....

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Saturday, December 21, 2019
Signing 4:00, Reading 4:30
Event will be in our DotCom Annex Building



Lottie Brent Boggan signs Return to Redemption Road
Dragon Breath Press (12/2019)

Brucie Claymore left Redemption Ridge when she was thirteen, but she carried dark secrets witk her. Now, after many years and life in Boston as the wife of Herschel Von Deiter and mother to Memory and Dale, unexpected hardship and tragedy force the family to return to Redemption Ridge, Mississippi, not for a visit, but permanently. Both Memory and Dale suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, but for different reason. Dale's affliction is referred to as...

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Monday, December 23, 2019
Signing at 11:30



Mary Miller signs Biloxi
Liveright (5/2019)

Mary Miller seizes the mantle of southern literature with this wry tale of middle age and the unexpected turns a life can take. Like her predecessors Ann Beattie and Raymond Carver, Mary Miller brings an essential voice to her generation. Building on her critically acclaimed novel, The Last Days of California, and her biting collection, Always Happy Hour, Miller slyly transports readers to her unapologetic corner of the South—this time, Biloxi, Mississippi, home to....

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