Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with Woodrow Hartzog



Woodrow Hartzog signs his new book, BREACHED!

A novel account of how the law contributes to the insecurity of our data and a bold way to rethink it. Digital connections permeate our lives-and so do data breaches. Given that we must be online for basic communication, finance, healthcare, and more, it is alarming how difficult it is to create rules for securing our personal information. Despite the passage of many data security laws, data breaches are increasing at a record pace...

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In-person event with Kendall Kirk Singleton



Kendall Kirk Singleton signs her new book, A COLORFUL COLLECTION.

Art lovers, especially those who are drawn to color, are sure to enjoy Kendall’s unique artwork, style, and voice. This delightful coffee table book is filled with colorful oil paintings Kendall Kirk Singleton has done over the past 10+ years, giving a glimpse into how her art developed to where it is now. It is filled with flowers, beach scenes, sunsets, and other subjects she has been inspired by. Her artwork is truly joyful and inspiring....

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Saturday, September 10th, 2022 | 11:00am
In-person event with Sarah C. Campbell



Sarah Campbell signs her new book, INFINITY.

What is infinity? Explore this fascinating and complex math concept and its purpose in our world in this picture book that both demystifies and explains. Perfect for kids who grew up on Baby University books like Quantum Physics for Babies. Defining infinity is difficult. But there is one thing people do every day that leads to infinity—counting. No matter what large number you name, there is always a larger...

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2022 | 4:00pm
In-person STORYTIME event with Sophie Blackall



Sophie Blackall signs and reads from her new book, FARMHOUSE.

This glorious new picture book from two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall is as lavish and moving a tribute to a storied, beloved place as Hello Lighthouse. Over a hill, at the end of a road, by a glittering stream that twists and turns stands a farmhouse. Step inside the dollhouse-like interior of Farmhouse and relish in the daily life of the family that lives there, rendered in impeccable, thrilling detail. Based on a real family and an actual farmhouse where Sophie salvaged facts and artifacts for the making of this spectacular work, page after page bursts with luminous...

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Thursday, September 15th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with C.T. Salazar



C.T. Salazar signs his new book, HEADLESS JOHN THE BAPTIST HITCHHIKING.

The coming-of-age chronicle of a queer Latinx Southerner. In C. T. Salazar’s striking debut poetry collection, the speaker is situated in the tradition of Southern literature but reimagines its terrain with an eye on the South’s historic and ongoing violence. His restless relationship with religion (“a child told me there was a god / and because he was smiling, I believed him”) eventually includes...

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Saturday, September 17th, 2022 | 12:30pm to 2:00pm
In-person event with Wyatt Waters



Wyatt Waters signs his new book, THE WATERCOLOR ROAD.

Experience the American South through the expressive paintings and musings of renowned master watercolorist, Wyatt Waters. His rambling and wandering through the southern trail deliver an impressive collection of 133 paintings, 21 essays, and an array of adages that depicts both the South and his relentless trek to be a better painter as a mindset rather than a destination...

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Saturday, September 27th, 2022 | 4:30pm
In-person event with Katherine St. John



Katherine St. John signs her new book, THE VICIOUS CIRCLE.

On a river deep in the Mexican jungle stands the colossal villa Xanadu, a wellness center that’s home to The Mandala, an ardent spiritual group devoted to self-help guru Paul Bentzen and his enigmatic wife Kali. But when, mysteriously, Paul suddenly dies, his entire estate—including Xanadu—is left to his estranged niece Sveta, a former model living in New York City...

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Friday, October 7th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with Tema Stauffer + Kathryn Savage



Tema Stauffer and Kathryn Savage
discuss their new books, SOUTHERN FICTION and GROUNDGLASS

SOUTHERN FICTION explores the history of the American South using its literary tradition as a road map by focusing on environments that have shaped the imaginations of 20th-century Southern writers. These large-format color photographs depict domestic settings, vernacular architecture, and rural landscapes that visually resonate with the history, culture, and atmosphere of the Deep South...

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GROUNDGLASS takes shape atop a polluted aquifer in Minnesota, beside trains that haul fracked crude oil, as Kathryn Savage confronts the transgressions of U.S. Superfund sites and brownfields against land, groundwater, neighborhoods, and people. Drawing on her own experiences growing up on the fence lines of industry and the parallel realities of raising a young son while grieving a father dying of a cancer with known environmental risk factors...

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Saturday, October 8th, 2022 | 2:00pm
In-person event with Johnnie Bernhard



Johnnie Bernhard signs her new book, HANNAH AND ARIELA.

Two worlds collide when a seventy-three-year-old widow finds the semi- conscious body of a fourteen-year-old Mexican national in a ditch along a Central Texas remote byway. The question of justice for a victim of human trafficking and the elderly woman who kills the perpetrator lies in the hands of a biracial border patrol officer and an unconventional small-town sheriff...

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with Margaret Burnham + Jerry Mitchell



Margaret Burnham signs her new book, BY HANDS NOW KNOWN.

A paradigm-shifting investigation of Jim Crow–era violence, the legal apparatus that sustained it, and its enduring legacy, from a renowned legal scholar. If the law cannot protect a person from a lynching, then isn’t lynching the law? In By Hands Now Known, Margaret A. Burnham, director of Northeastern University’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, challenges our understanding of the Jim Crow era by exploring the relationship between formal law and background legal norms in a series of harrowing cases from 1920 to 1960. From rendition, the legal process...

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Monday, October 17th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with E. M. Tran + Dr. Ebony Lumumba



E.M. Tran signs her new book, DAUGHTERS OF THE NEW YEAR.

In present day New Orleans, Xuan Trung, former beauty queen–turned-refugee after the Fall of Saigon, is obsessed with divining her daughters' fates through their Vietnamese zodiac signs. But Trac, Nhi, and Trieu diverge completely from their immigrant parents' expectations. Successful lawyer Trac hides her sexuality from her family; Nhi competes as the only woman of color on a Bachelor-esque reality TV show; and Trieu, a budding writer, is determined to learn more about her familial and cultural past...

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with Brian Noyes



Brian Noyes signs his new cookbook, THE RED TRUCK BAKERY COOKBOOK at The Eudora Welty House and Gardens.

Brian Noyes, founder of the beloved Red Truck Bakery in Marshall, Virginia, and author of the Red Truck Bakery Cookbook, presents more than 95 all-new, comforting recipes celebrating ingredients and traditions from the bakery's home on the edge of the Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge mountains. With small-town charm, an emphasis on local, seasonal produce, and country comfort inspiration from the 170-year-old farmhouse where the bakery began, The Red Truck Bakery...

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