Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with Steve Yarbrough
Steve Yarbrough signs his new book,
STAY GONE DAYS.
After a childhood in Mississippi marred by a horrific family scandal, teenage sisters Ella and Caroline Cole escape their hometown, losing all connection to each other. While Ella finds stable domesticity in Boston, Caroline travels the world, from California to Poland, fleeing regrets and a man intent on violence. Despite the decades apart, each sister is never far from the other’s thoughts. Then, one day, Ella walks...
Saturday, May 28th, 2022 | 12:00pm
In-person event with Mary Evelyn Brown + Judy Gilliam
Mary Evelyn Brown and Judy Gilliam sign their new book,
THE MAGICAL HEART OF T DOG.
This story is based on a real-life Boston Terrier who assists children in counseling sessions. In this story, T Dog helps a child deal with bullying by providing steps to address this issue through practical actions and comforting support. . .
Friday, June 3rd, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with David Rae Morris
David Rae Morris signs his new book,
A poignant collection of letters from Willie Morris accompanied by photographs by his son, David Rae Morris. Love, Daddy: Letters from My Father examines the complexities of father-and-son relationships through letters and photographs. Willie Morris wrote scores of letters to his only son, David Rae Morris, from the mid-1970s until Willie’s death in 1999. From David Rae’s perspective, his father was often emotionally disconnected and lived a peculiar lifestyle, often staying out carousing well...
Saturday, June 4th, 2022 | 12:00pm
In-person event with Donald W. Davis + Carl A. Brasseaux
Donald W. Davis and Carl A. Brasseaux
sign their new book, ASIAN-CAJUN FUSION.
A lushly illustrated and complete history of Louisiana's shrimping industry. Shrimp is easily America’s favorite seafood, but its very popularity is the wellspring of problems that threaten the shrimp industry’s existence. Asian-Cajun Fusion: Shrimp from the Bay to the Bayou provides insightful analysis of this paradox and a detailed, thorough history of the industry in Louisiana...
Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with Diane c. McPhail
Diane C. McPhail signs her new book,
THE SEAMSTRESS OF NEW ORLEANS.
Against the backdrop of the first all-female Mardi Gras krewe in turn-of-the-century New Orleans, Diane McPhail’s mesmerizing historical novel tells of two strangers separated by background but bound by an unexpected secret—and of the strength and courage women draw from and inspire in each other. The year 1900 ushers in a new century and the promise of social change, and women rise...
Saturday, June 11th, 2022 | 10:30am
In-person event with Susan Cushman
Susan Cushman signs her new book,
The title essay in this collection, “Pilgrim Interrupted,” is set on the island of Patmos, Greece, during one of Susan’s pilgrimages with her husband, Father Basil Cushman, an Orthodox priest. Pilgrimages. Orthodoxy. Icons. Monasteries. It’s all in here. But so are stories about mental health, caregiving, death, family, and writing, including a section on “place,” a key element in Southern literature. And how is Susan’s pilgrimage “interrupted”? By life itself...
Thursday, June 16th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with James Dickson
James Dickson signs his new book of poetry, SOME SWEET VANDAL.
Some Sweet Vandal is a poetry collection that gives Dickson’s observations of and thoughts on fatherhood, the fragility of life, youth, and living in the South....
Saturday, June 18th, 2022 | 12pm
In-person event with Michael Hewes
Michael Hewes signs his new book, THE MILK WAGON.
For Matt Frazier, Jason "Hop" Hopkins, and Mark Ragone, 1986 was the year that changed everything, and it was the year that everything changed. It was the year Matt fell in love. It was the year Mark started a band. It was the year Hop actually almost, kind of, but not really got a girlfriend. And it was the year Nate Mayes disappeared. Matt, Hop and Mark have been friends since elementary school...
Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 | 12pm
In-person event with Brooks Eason
Brooks Eason signs his new book, REDEMPTION: THE TWO LIVES OF HARRY BROOKS.
In the first half of Harry's life, he embezzled money from the Uniontown, PA, school district where he was the elected superintendent, left his wife for another woman, and sought to escape by booking passage on a Cunard liner to Liverpool. But his plan was foiled, Scotland Yard arrested him when the ship docked, and he was extradited, tried, convicted, and served three years in Western Penitentiary in Pittsburgh. In the second half of Harry's life...
Thursday, July 14th, 2022 | 5:00pm
In-person event with June Gervais + Jamie Dickson
June Gervais signs her new book, JOBS FOR GIRLS WITH ARTISTIC FLAIR.
An uplifting, feminist coming-of-age love story about a young woman who dreams of becoming a tattoo artist, and living life on her own terms. Introvert Gina Mulley is determined to become a tattoo artist, and to find somewhere she belongs in her conventional Long Island town. But this is 1985, when tattooing is still a gritty, male-dominated fringe culture, and Gina’s funky flash is not exactly mainstream tattoo fare. The good news is that her older brother Dominic owns a tattoo shop, and he reluctantly agrees to train her....
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