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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


THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO HOUR: Boo Trundle for The Daughter Ship

This irreverent debut delivers a headlong human comedy of trauma and triumph, narrated by the concealed inner selves of a woman on the brink: Katherine, a lost creative soul and suburban mother of two, who has struggled into her forties with the urge to self-harm.
 

Thursday, October 5th – Thacker Mountain Radio Hour at the Powerhouse!

 Showtime: 6 pm

The Daughter Ship: A Novel By Boo Trundle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593317297
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Published: Pantheon - June 27th, 2023

This irreverent debut delivers a headlong human comedy of trauma and triumph, narrated by the concealed inner selves of a woman on the brink: Katherine, a lost creative soul and suburban mother of two, who has struggled into her forties with the urge to self-harm.


THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO HOUR: Barbara Jenkins for So Long As It's Wild

From the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Walk West comes Barbara Jenkins's long-awaited tale of her walk across America, an adventure that once captured the national media spotlight. From the untold narrative of her impoverished hillbilly upbringing, to the crushing aftermath of her walk toward newfound courage and strength, So Long as It's Wild is her story.

 

So Long as It's Wild: Standing Strong After My Famous Walk Across America By Barbara Jenkins Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781947297715
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Published: Dexterity - September 12th, 2023

From the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Walk West comes Barbara Jenkins's long-awaited tale of her walk across America, an adventure that once captured the national media spotlight.


THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO HOUR: Jane Smiley and Ethel Morgan Smith

Thursday, October 26th – Thacker Mountain Radio Hour at the Powerhouse!

 Showtime: 6 pm

Learn more about the show's lineup here

The Questions That Matter Most: Reading, Writing, and the Exercise of Freedom By Jane Smiley Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781597146050
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Published: Heyday Books - June 6th, 2023

One of California's leading writers, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in fiction, presents her first nonfiction volume on writing since 2005's best-selling Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel.

"Smiley gives educators, readers, and writers much to discuss. Highly recommended." --Library Journal, starred review


Path to Grace: Reimagining the Civil Rights Movement By Ethel Morgan Smith Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496846419
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - August 10th, 2023

Winner of the 2023 Eudora Welty Prize


Fergus Bordewich presents Klan War: Ulysses S. Grant and the Battle to Save Reconstruction

A stunning history of the first national anti-terrorist campaign waged on American soil—when Ulysses S. Grant wielded the power of the federal government to dismantle the KKK

 

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Klan War: Ulysses S. Grant and the Battle to Save Reconstruction By Fergus M. Bordewich Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593317815
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Published: Knopf - October 10th, 2023

A NEW YORKER BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • A stunning history of the first national anti-terrorist campaign waged on American soil—when Ulysses S. Grant wielded the power of the federal government to dismantle the KKK


Michael Harold & Quinn Peeper sign Classical Shindig

Make the acquaintance of two of New Orleans’ most beloved hosts and concert pianists, Michael and Quinn, who sure do know their shindigs.

Please help us welcome Michael Harold and Quinn Peeper for a signing of their new book Classical Shindig: Amateur Artistry from the Simple to the Sublime • Sunday, September 10th at 1:30 PM at Off Square Books

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Classical Shindig By Michael Harold, Quinn Peeper, Henrietta Spencer-Churchill (Foreword by) Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9798985071368
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Published: Susan Schadt Press LLC - August 29th, 2023

Make the acquaintance of two of New Orleans' most beloved hosts and concert pianists, Michael and Quinn, who sure do know their shindigs.

From seasonal celebrations to iconic book clubs to lavish parties for friends, family, and charities (both local and national), Michael and Quinn have seen, done, and decorated it all.


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