December 4th

There’s no place like home for the holidays.  Enjoy these stories celebrating the Velvet Ditch!

Looking for Rare Square's picks? Find them below:

Alain Desvergnes’s Yoknapatawpha: The land of William Faulkner

Dean Faulkner Wells’s The Ghosts of Rowan Oak

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Oxford, Mississippi: The Cofield Collection III By John Cofield (Editor) Cover Image
By John Cofield (Editor)
$54.95
ISBN: 9798218275877
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Cofield Press, LLC - November 3rd, 2023

SIGNED.


Selected Short Stories By William Faulkner Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780679424789
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Modern Library - May 18th, 1993

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by William Faulkner—also available are Snopes, As I Lay Dying, The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, and Absalom, Absalom!


The Bear By William Faulkner Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781429096225
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: American Roots - December 20th, 2016

William Faulkner's short story "The Bear" was first published in the May 9, 1942 issue of The Saturday Evening Post . The piece--considered one of the best short stories of the twentieth century--is a coming-of-age tale that weaves together themes of family, race, and the taming of the wilderness, as the young main character learns to hunt and track the huge bear known as Old Ben. "Be scared.


Wildsam Field Guides: Oxford, Mississippi By Taylor Bruce (Editor), Hannah Hayes (Editor), J. Burwell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Taylor Bruce (Editor), Hannah Hayes (Editor), J. Burwell (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781467199766
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wildsam - August 15th, 2022

Wildsam Field Guides: Oxford shares the stories and sounds of this small Southern town. With narratives and trusted tips from an eclectic team of locals, the guide's contributors include celebrated writers W. Ralph Eubanks, Beth Ann Fennelly and Lisa Howorth, author and photographer Erin Austen Abbott, poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil, chef Vishwesh Bhatt, flower farmer Kris McKee and many more.


Square Table: A Collection of Recipes from Oxford, Mississippi By Yoknapatawpha Arts Council of Oxford MS Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780976731405
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yoknapatawpha Arts Council of Oxford, MS - January 1st, 2005

Square Tables celebrates the culinary, visual, and literary arts of Oxford, MS. The book features stories from local authors and legendary writers from Oxford such as William Faulkner, Willie Morris, artwork by Southern artists, and recipes from families and famous recipes around the historic Oxford square. This book has become the gift that captures all of Oxford.


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Muscadine (Stahlecker Selections) By A. H. Jerriod Avant Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781954245709
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Four Way Books - September 15th, 2023

SIGNED.


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

SIGNED.


Heirloom Rooms: Soulful Stories of Home By Erin Napier Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982190439
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Published: Gallery Books - October 3rd, 2023

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Erin Napier, designer, host of HGTV’s Home Town, and author of Make Something Good Today, returns with a gorgeously illustrated and one-of-a-kind celebration of the homes we live in and love.

Our homes are more than an assemblage of bricks and glass, wood and nails.

They are the keepers of our childho


$12.99
SKU: cus21246

Look no further for the pot of gold! It's here. 


One Mississippi By Steve Azar, Sarah Frances Hardy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Steve Azar, Sarah Frances Hardy (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781949455427
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nautilus - August 19th, 2023

SIGNED.


M Is for Magnolia: A Mississippi Alphabet Book (Discover America State by State) By Michael Shoulders, Rick Anderson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Shoulders, Rick Anderson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781585361298
Availability: Backordered -- Email or Call for Availability
Published: Sleeping Bear Press - April 1st, 2003

From Mississippi's hills in the north to its southern shores, M is for Magnolia: A Mississippi Alphabet educates as it entertains with its fascinating state facts.


Pass It On! By Gloria J. McEwen Burgess, Gerald Purnell (Illustrator) Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780998631424
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Two Sylvias Press - November 1st, 2017

Pass It On by Gloria J. McEwen Burgess and illustrated by Gerald Purnell is a children's picture book about the author's father, Earnest McEwen Jr., and his life-changing relationship with Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Faulkner.