A delicious love letter to the Gulf Coast's vibrant food culture, by Jimmy Buffett's sister and owner of two beloved destination restaurants in Alabama and Florida.
In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award–winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old Testament, Ward gives us an epochal story, a journey through Mississippi’s past and present that is both an intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle.
The biography of a scholar, an author, an advocate for racial advancement, and a liberal who stayed in Mississippi.
Celebrate John Grisham’s 30th novel and his first bookstore tour in 25 years.
The 52 micro-memoirs in the genre-defying Heating & Cooling offer bright glimpses into a richly lived life. They build on one another to arrive at a portrait of Beth Ann Fennelly as a wife, mother, writer, and deeply original observer of life’s challenges and joys.
Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at Square Books
on Saturday, April 29th.
Independent Bookstore Day marks its third year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide.
Queer Underground Publishing
The Sarah Isom Center for Gender Studies, the MFA Program of the Department of English, and the UM Pride Network are hosting a month-long series of talks in April called "The Radical South."
Presented by Julie Enszer, editor of Sinister Wisdom and Greg Herron, crime writer from New Orleans. Moderated by Jaime Harker.
An A-to-Z compendium of people, places, and events from prehistoric times to today.
The perfect book for every Mississippian who cares about the state, this is a mammoth collaboration in which thirty subject editors suggested topics, over seven hundred scholars wrote entries, and countless individuals made suggestions. The volume will appeal to anyone who wants to know more about Mississippi and the people who call it home. The book will be especially helpful to students, teachers, and scholars researching, writing about, or otherwise discovering the state, past and present.