Join us at Off Square Books as we host another Off Night featuring real stories by Oxford writers.
The account of Neil White's year in a federal correction facility in Carville, Louisiana, which also has the distinction of being home to the last people in the nation with Hansen's Disease (leprosy). A funny and poignant memoir that reminds us what matters most.
Dr. Mickey Smith, Barnard Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Mississippi, chronicles a special period in the broadcast life of one of America's most popular and best-loved radio series, a one-of-a-kind program that melded laughs and patriotism during one of the nation's darkest times.
Only forty miles away from where Emmett Till was murdered, a young black man named Eddie Noel shot and killed a white man. He was never caught, never tried, never convicted, and never went to prison. The Time of Eddie Noel is a rich history filled with colorful details of a time and a place when the Deep South stood at the threshold of the civil rights movement.
Year of the Monkey is the story of two Marines assigned to a secret mission in the 1950s that would affect them both for the rest of their careers and lives. Reunited in Vietnam, they found themselves again depending on each other for their very lives.