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The Launch of American Landscape with Editor, Contributors, Authors & Guest Speakers

Can't make it? Reserve a signed first edition here. Personalization available.

*please note, as Covid case numbers change, these protocols may too. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

American Landscapes: Meditations on Art and Literature in a Changing World By Ann J. Abadie (Editor), J. Richard Gruber (Editor) Cover Image
By Ann J. Abadie (Editor), J. Richard Gruber (Editor)
$50.00
ISBN: 9781496845733
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - October 20th, 2023

American Landscapes: Meditations on Art and Literature in a Changing World is a major contemporary survey of landscapes in art and literature of the United States, especially the American South.


Rick Cleveland & Neil White sign The Mississippi Football Book

“If you are a Mississippi football fan — no matter which team you pull for — this book is for you.”

The Mississippi Football Book: Stories and Records From the Greatest Teams, Coaches, and Players - Who Lived and Played in the Greatest Football State By Rick Cleveland (Editor), Neil White (Editor) Cover Image
By Rick Cleveland (Editor), Neil White (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781949455397
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Published: Nautilus Publishing - August 19th, 2023

Edited by award-winning sportswriter Rick Cleveland and best-selling author Neil White, The Mississippi Football Book will be the gift book for Mississippians in 2023 and beyond. The publication includes 100+ profiles of players, coaches, and teams. And more than 500 players and coaches are listed in the records section. The book includes: Top passers in every category


We Become What We Normalize: David Dark in Conversation with John T. Edge

How do we resist the false idols of power and influence to seek true connection and community?


David Dark, author of We Become What We Normalize and John T. Edge discuss what we owe to each other in worlds that demand our silence. Join us Monday, November 6th • 5:30 pm at Off Square Books or tune in virtually via Facebook Live.

We Become What We Normalize: What We Owe Each Other in Worlds That Demand Our Silence By David Dark Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781506481685
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Published: Broadleaf Books - November 14th, 2023

How do we resist the false idols of power and influence to seek true connection and community?


THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO HOUR: Jayne Anne Phillips for Night Watch

Thursday, November 16th – Fall Season Finale: 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 Night Watch. Personalization available.

Night Watch: A novel By Jayne Anne Phillips Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780451493330
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Published: Knopf - September 19th, 2023

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN FICTION • A NEW YORKER BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • From one of our most accomplished novelists, a mesmerizing story about a mother and daughter seeking refuge in the chaotic aftermath of the Civil War—and a brilliant portrait of family endurance against all odds


Brooks Lamb signs Love for the Land

A moving exploration of presence and place told through the stories of small-scale farmers who, despite intense adversity, continue caring for their land

Take the opportunity to meet regional author and champion for America's farming communities Brooks Lamb. He will be signing his recent book Love for the Land: Lessons From Farmers Who Persist in Place Monday, October 23rd from 2-4PM at Square Books.

Love for the Land: Lessons from Farmers Who Persist in Place (Yale Agrarian Studies Series) By Brooks Lamb Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780300267440
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Published: Yale University Press - July 25th, 2023

A moving exploration of presence and place told through the stories of small-scale farmers who, despite intense adversity, continue caring for their land
 
Love for the Land explores the power and potential of people-place relationships.


A Conversation With Nicolas Mathieu and Bill Boyle

A devilishly smart noir novella that finds uncomfortable truths in the everyday about romance, violence, and women’s desire and desirability.

 

Help us welcome Prix Goncourt-winning author Nicolas Mathieu in conversation with friend and local author Bill BoyleWednesday, October 4th at 5:30 PM · Off Square Books

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Rose Royal: A Love Story By Nicolas Mathieu, Sam Taylor (Translated by) Cover Image
By Nicolas Mathieu, Sam Taylor (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781635421958
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Published: Other Press - February 22nd, 2022

From the Goncourt Prize–winning author of And Their Children After Them, a devilishly smart noir novella that finds uncomfortable truths in the everyday about romance, violence, and women’s desire and desirability.


Connemara: A Novel By Nicolas Mathieu, Sam Taylor (Translated by) Cover Image
By Nicolas Mathieu, Sam Taylor (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781635423563
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Published: Other Press - March 12th, 2024

A breathtaking story of unfulfilled dreams, unexpected second chances, and love in a present-day France turning against itself, from the Goncourt Prize–winning author of And Their Children After Them.


Grace Elizabeth Hale with Ralph Eubanks for In The Pines

An award-winning scholar of white supremacy tackles her toughest research assignment yet: the unsolved murder of a Black man in rural Mississippi while her grandfather was the local sheriff—a cold case that sheds new light on the hidden legacy of racial terror in America. 

“Courageous and compelling…essential and critically important.” —Bryan Stevenson
 

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In the Pines: A Lynching, A Lie, A Reckoning By Grace Elizabeth Hale, John Grisham (Foreword by) Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316564748
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 7th, 2023

Winner of the Mississippi Historical Society Book of the Year Award

In this “courageous and compelling … essential and critically important” book (Bryan Stevenson), an award-winning scholar of white supremacy tackles her toughest research assignment yet: the unsolved murder of a Black man in rural Mississippi while her grandfather was the local sheriff—a col


Robert P. Jones presents The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy

Taking the story of white supremacy in America back to 1493, and examining contemporary communities in Mississippi, Minnesota, and Oklahoma for models of racial repair, The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy helps chart a new course toward a genuinely pluralistic democracy.

The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy: and the Path to a Shared American Future By Robert P. Jones Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781668009512
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 5th, 2023

A New York Times Bestseller

Taking the story of white supremacy in America back to 1493, and examining contemporary communities in Mississippi, Minnesota, and Oklahoma for models of racial repair, The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy is “full of urgency and insight” (The New York Times) as it helps chart a new course toward a genuinely pluralistic


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