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Marja Mills with MOCKINGBIRD NEXT DOOR

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MARJA MILLS is a former reporter and feature writer for the Chicago Tribune, where she was a member of the staff that won a Pulitzer Prize for a 2001 series about O Hare Airport entitled Gateway to Gridlock.

 

The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee By Marja Mills Cover Image
$27.95
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ISBN: 9781594205194
Published: Penguin Press - July 15th, 2014

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel's celebrated author, Harper Lee, has said almost nothing on the record.


M.O. Walsh with MY SUNSHINE AWAY

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Instant "New York Times" Bestseller

An "Entertainment Weekly" 'Must List' Pick

"The last page is as satisfying as the first." --Kathryn Stockett

"I really loved this book... I can't praise it enough."--Anne Rice

"It's a book to read and reread, one that will only get better with time."--Tom Franklin

"It was the summer everything changed...."

Harrison Scott Key with THE WORLD'S LARGEST MAN

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The riotous, tender story of a bookish Mississippi boy and his flawed, Bunyanesque father, told with the comic verve of David Sedaris and the deft satire of Mark Twain or Roy Blount, Jr.

The World's Largest Man: A Memoir By Harrison Scott Key Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062351494
Published: Harper - May 12th, 2015

Winner of the 2016 Thurber Prize

The riotous, tender story of a bookish Mississippi boy and his flawed, Bunyanesque father, told with the comic verve of David Sedaris and the deft satire of Mark Twain or Roy Blount, Jr.


Chantel Acevedo with THE DISTANT MARVELS

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The Distant Marvels: A Novel By Chantel Acevedo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609452520
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Published: Europa Editions - April 7th, 2015

Maria Sirena tells stories. She does it for money—she was a favorite in the cigar factory where she worked as a lettora—and for love, spinning gossamer tales out of her own past for the benefit of friends, neighbors, and family. But now, like a modern-day Scheherazade, she will be asked to tell one last story so that eight women can keep both hope and themselves alive.


Nina Gaby and Susan Cushman with DUMPED: STORIES OF WOMEN UNFRIENDING WOMEN

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Dumped: Stories of Women Unfriending Women By Nina Gaby (Editor) Cover Image
By Nina Gaby (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631529542
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Published: She Writes Press - March 3rd, 2015

Candid, relatable stories by established and emerging women writers about being discarded by someone from whom they expected more: a close female friend.


Ron Borne with TROUTMOUTH

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Troutmouth: The Two Careers of Hugh Clegg By Ronald F. Borne Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781628462081
Published: University Press of Mississippi - May 27th, 2015

Hugh Clegg (1898-1979) was among the most notable Mississippi historical figures during the 1920s through the 1960s. Born in Mathiston, Mississippi, he was a member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1926 to 1954, during which time he rose to the top leadership and worked directly under Director J. Edgar Hoover and Associate Director Clyde Tolson.


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