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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. 

Monday, September 18th at 6pm
at Square Books, Jr.
Learn about our offerings to local schools, including but not limited to discounts on quotes on titles of any quantity, discounts on school purchases, and in-store and off-site book fairs. We'll have refreshments, a 20% discount for teachers, raffles, and lots of giveaways.

Tuesday, September 19th at 5pm

Charline McCord, Judy Tucker, C.C. Henley, Jo McDivitt, Rebecca Lauck Cleary, & Ronnie Riggs
(University Press of Mississippi, $28.00)

A Year in Mississippi contributors  Charline McCordJudy TuckerC.C. HenleyJo McDivittRebecca Lauck Cleary, and  Ronnie Riggs will sign and talk about the book  A Year in Mississippi, which presents a collection of forty essays, ten per season, celebrating significant events and traditions throughout the state. Writers showcase the background, history, and emotions of these events and traditions with special meaning. Each event shines in the spotlight, observed not only to ascertain its impact, but also to discover why it succeeds, how it contributes to and shapes a unique culture, and how it functions to bind people together.

Well-known contributors and essays of special interest in the collection include Willie Morris's "The Glory of the Game," Julia Reed's "Green Day," Lawrence "Larry" Wells's "Always on My Mind--A Blues and Civil Rights Tour of the Mississippi Delta," Donald M. Kartiganer's "Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha 1974-2016," Margaret McMullan's "Christmas in the Pass," Sid Salter's "The Neshoba County Fair: Porches, Politicians, and Pie," Patti Carr Black's "Whiskey Christmases," Carolyn Haines's "Camp Meeting," David Sheffield's "The Blessing of the Fleet," and Seetha Srinivasan's "Diwali: Hindu Festival of Lights."

Wednesday, September 20th at 5pm

Panny Flautt Mayfield
(University of Mississippi, $45.00)

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.

Thacker Mountain Radio Show
Thursday, September 21st at 6pm

Eileen Myles
(Grove Press, $24.00)

This is not your average dog book! If you know anything about the extraordinary Myles (muse to the TV series Transparent and I Love Dick) or their great poetry, or if you've read their wonderful autobiographical novel, Chelsea Girls, the best of the books about NYC in the 70s, you'll want to read this one. Rosie was a street dog Myles adopted and adored for sixteen years. During that time, Myles struggled with alcoholism and recovery and other life issues, developing an intriguing spirituality and an intimate bond with Rosie, without whom she's not certain she would have survived. Honest and funny in Myles's inimitable way. Hold onto your hats...and your pups! -- LH

Daren Wang
of Northern Fires
(Grove Press, $24.00)

When escaped slave Joe Bell collapses in her father's barn, Mary Willis must ward off Confederate guerrillas and spies, Joe's vengeful owner, and even her own brother to help the handsome fugitive cross to freedom. Mary has always been an outcast, an outspoken abolitionist woman in a town of bounty hunters and anti-Union farmers. Helping runaways is the only thing that makes her life in Town Line bearable. As the countryside is riled by the drumbeat of civil war and the promise of an extravagant bounty for the wounded fugitive, Mary finds herself drawn to the stranger in forbidden ways. When rebels cross from nearby Canada intent on killing him, they bring the devastation of the brutal war to the town and the farm, and threaten to destroy all that Mary loves.

A debut novel rooted in the remarkable, but little-known, true history of the only secessionist town north of the Mason Dixon Line. Daren Wang is the Executive Director of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival, the largest independent book festival in the country.

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Saturday, September 23rd at 10am
The Cat in the Hat Turns 60 and a half

The Cat in the Hat is Turning 60 and a half and we're throwing him a birthday party! Join us for storytime with a special guest.

Saturday, September 23rd at 3pm
Batman and Harley Quinn Day
In celebration of Harley Quinn's 25th Anniversary, this year the bubbly Super-Villain will take over DC's annual Batman Day celebration on September 23, 2017.  Join us for free comic giveaways, crafts, and other superhero fun.

for upcoming events:

Monday, 9/25








Tuesday, 10/10

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   Events are always free and wheelchair accessible.