Signing and Reading for “Mississippi Witness” by James T. Campbell and Elaine Owens
The singular vision of Florence Mars, a courageous Mississippi activist.
Signing and Reading of “On the Come Up” by Angie Thomas
The highly anticipated second novel from Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give, returns to the world of Garden Heights in a story about an aspiring teen rapper and what happens when you get everything you thought you wanted.
Signing and Reading of “Cemetery Road” by Greg Iles
When Marshall McEwan left his hometown at age eighteen, he vowed never to return.
Signing and Reading of “The River” by Peter Heller
From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars, the story of two college students on a wilderness canoe trip—a gripping tale of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violence.
Reading of “Dead Man’s Float” in Honor of Jim Harrison
As old age proved to be a harrowing trial, Harrison titled his book after a survival technique used by swimmers during an exhausting journey.
Signing and Reading of “Crooked Snake” by Lovejoy Boteler
In 1968, during Albert Lepard’s fifth escape from a life sentence at Parchman Penitentiary, he kidnapped Lovejoy Boteler, then eighteen years old, from his family’s farm in Grenada, Mississippi.