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THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO: Jill McCorkle for Old Crimes

Thursday, February 22nd – Thacker Mountain Radio Hour at The Graduate!

Showtime: 6 pm

Learn more about the show's lineup here

Old Crimes: and Other Stories By Jill McCorkle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781616209735
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 9th, 2024

Beloved author Jill McCorkle delivers a collection of masterful stories that are as complex as novels—deeply perceptive, funny, and tragic in equal measure—about crimes large and small.

McCorkle, author of the New York Times bestselling Life After Life and the widely acclaimed Hieroglyphics (“One of our wryest, warmes


A Reading of "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Please join Square Books and the Oxford community on Saturday, January 13th at 5 PM at Off Square Books for a reading of "Letter From Birmingham Jail." All are welcome.

An earlier version of this webpage incorrectly listed the event date as Monday, January 15th. The correct date is Saturday, January 13th.

Why We Can't Wait By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jesse Jackson (Afterword by) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451527530
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Signet - January 1st, 2000

Martin Luther King’s classic exploration of the events and forces behind the Civil Rights Movement—including his Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963.

“There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and men are no longer willing to be plunged into the abyss of despair.”


THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO: Maurice Carlos Ruffin for The American Daughters

Thursday, February 29th – Thacker Mountain Radio Hour at The Powerhouse!

Showtime: 6 pm

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Can't make it? Reserve a signed copy of The American Daughters here. Personalization available.

The American Daughters: A Novel By Maurice Carlos Ruffin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593729397
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Published: One World - February 27th, 2024

“An enthralling tale of a secret resistance movement run by Black women in pre-Civil War New Orleans.”—Time


THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO: DéLana R. A. Dameron for Redwood Court

Thursday, March 7th – Thacker Mountain Radio Hour at The Powerhouse!

Showtime: 6 pm

Learn more about the show's lineup here

Can't make it? Reserve a signed copy of Redwood Court here. Personalization available.

Redwood Court (Reese's Book Club): Fiction By DéLana R. A. Dameron Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593447024
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Published: The Dial Press - February 6th, 2024

REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “[A] richly textured and deeply moving debut” (The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice) about one unforgettable Southern Black family and its youngest daughter’s coming of age in the 1990s.


THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO: Eric Schlich for Eli Harpo's Adventure to the Afterlife

Thursday, February 1st – Thacker Mountain Radio Hour at The Powerhouse!

Showtime: 6 pm

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Eli Harpo's Adventure to the Afterlife: A Novel By Eric Schlich Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781419769122
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Published: The Overlook Press - January 16th, 2024

Award-winning author Eric Schlich’s Eli Harpo’s Adventure to the Afterlife isan accessible and big-hearted novel that explores belief and forgiveness as a boy grapples with his faith and sexuality on a rollicking family road trip to Bible World.
 
When Eli Harpo was four, he underwent emergency open-heart surgery, flatlined on the ope


Savannah Guthrie signs Mostly What God Does

In her first trade book, Emmy and Edward R. Murrow Award recipient, Savannah Guthrie, co-anchor of the TODAY show, shares reflections on faith and life and offers inspiration for all of us to do what God does--love. Today's society is filled with headlines that inspire fear and anxiousness, but the power of faith and belief in God can help us make sense of this world.

Mostly What God Does: Reflections on Seeking and Finding His Love Everywhere By Savannah Guthrie Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781400341122
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Published: Thomas Nelson - February 20th, 2024

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Guthrie persuasively renders the evolution of a hard-won religious belief that makes room for imperfection and "does not require us to ignore... the sorrows we experience or the unjustness we see but to believe past it." This openhearted offering inspires. - Publishers Weekly


Julian Randall in conversation with Derrick Harriell for The Dead Don't Need Reminding

This brilliant, adult nonfiction debut from the acclaimed MG author and poet weaves two personal narratives of recovery and reclamation, spliced with a dazzle of pop-culture.

 

The Dead Don't Need Reminding: In Search of Fugitives, Mississippi, and Black TV Nerd Shit By Julian Randall Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781645030263
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Published: Bold Type Books - May 7th, 2024

This brilliant, adult nonfiction debut from the acclaimed MG author and poet weaves two personal narratives of recovery and reclamation, spliced with a dazzle of pop-culture

The Dead Don’t Need Reminding is a braided story of Julian Randall’s return from the cliff edge of a harrowing depression and his determination to retrace the hustle of a white-passing gran


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