Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War II. While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved to Washington and learned the meticulous work of code-breaking. Their efforts shortened the war, saved countless lives, and gave them access to careers previously denied to them.
A neat pictorial history book of Oxford, Mississippi, with John Cofield's unique style of telling the town's tale. Featuring photographs from the Dain, Meek, Leslie, and Cofield collections, as well as many private collections.
We're hosting James A. Autry for a luncheon with food provided by Tallahatchie Gourmet. The deadline to place a lunch order is November 5th. Lunch is optional. See food choices below.
From a writer who’s been praised for her “intelligence, heart, wit” (Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls), The Ice House follows the beleaguered MacKinnons as they weather the possible loss of the family business, a serious medical diagnosis, and the slings and arrows of familial discord.
The intimate, involving story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the fabled Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her.
Before men ruled the Earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction by the 1920s. But in recent decades, conservationists have brought wolves back to the Rockies, igniting a battle over the very soul of the West.
Join us for a panel with S is for Southern contributors Dave DiBenedetto, Donna Levine, Ace Atkins, John Currence, John T. Edge, and Vanessa Gregory.
From the bestselling authors of The Southerner’s Handbook, Good Dog, and The Southerner’s Cookbook comes a lively compendium of Southern tradition and contemporary culture.
The life and times of one of Mississippi’s greatest coaches, Jim Carmody, who is touring in support of the book. This book, the fourth by beloved Ole Miss professor Ron Borne, was completed three days before his death. We miss him.
Jane Stanley has lived in 42 homes and held more than 25 different jobs. She’s been married five times (to four men) and holds four advanced degrees. She’s started a private school, an alternative school for juvenile offenders, and a pilot pre-school for three-year-olds. At the age of 58, she decided to become a minister. She preaches each Sunday in a poverty stricken neighborhood of Gulfport, Mississippi.