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BOOK SIGNINGS THIS WEEK

Unless otherwise indicated, author events usually begin with an informal reception at 5 pm, followed by the author's presentation at 5:30, with book signing both before and after the reading/talk. 



Tuesday, August 22nd at 5pm

Ladee Hubbard
(Melville House, $25.99)

Each of the Ribkins has one particular talent, some extremely unique and often, at first glance, seemingly of little use. But their greatest talent may be in knowing the value of family and the support necessary for that group to survive. As Johnny Ribkins and his niece Eloise go on a peripatetic trip through Florida, the reader is taken on a journey through the problems of race, class, and identity in our society while the family uses its considerable skills to ward off pursuers and attain security. This is a novel that is an absolute delight yet has a serious undercurrent that will provoke thought and contemplation while remaining a great entertainment.

"For sheer reading pleasure Ladee Hubbard's original and wildly inventive novel is in a class by itself." - Toni Morrison

Laddee Hubbard is the winner of the 2016 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award and the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition for the Short Story. She holds a BA from Princeton University, an MFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University, an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin, and a PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. She lives in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Talented Ribkins is her first novel.



First Amendment 
Sales Tax Holiday
August 25th-27th



In celebration of the vital importance of the First Amendment of the  United States Constitution, which prohibits, among other things, "the making of any law abridging the freedom of speech" or "infringing upon the freedom of the press," Square Books will offer our customers a 7% discount on book purchases all weekend, starting on August 25th through August 27th.

The discount effectively nullifies the amount of sales tax for customers, as Square Books is still required to collect and pay that tax.

This promotion celebrates the great traditions of free expression and free press in our nation and the rich tradition of Mississippi's literature.

It occurs on the same weekend that the State Legislature grants a sales tax holiday to anyone in Mississippi purchasing guns, a Second Amendment tax holiday initiated in Governor Phil Bryant's first term.

We encourage the Mississippi legislature to one day initiate a similar holiday for the sale of books.



SAVE THE DATE
for upcoming events:

Wednesday, 8/30
Thursday, 8/31

Tuesday, 9/5

Wednesday, 9/6

Tuesday, 9/12
Wednesday, 9/13
Thursday, 9/14
Tuesday, 9/19

Wednesday, 9/20
Click  here for a full listing of scheduled events.

   Events are always free and wheelchair accessible.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 
2013 BOOKSTORE OF THE YEAR