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{Trash food, family secrets, and winter roses.}

In which her ladyship, the editor plants her roses (under duress), Ms. Lee Smith wanted to become a writer so she could smoke on a cliff in France, Mr, John Jeremiah Sullivan is a haunted man, and Mr. Chris Offutt talks trash (food).

February 14, 2016

In This Issue

Lady Banks' Commonplace Book | Read This! | Okra Picks | The Trailer Park | Book and Author Gossip | Author 2 Author | STARS Author Feature | Special to the Southern List | Southern Indie Bestsellers | Event Calendar


Dearest Readers,

Her ladyship, the editor, received roses for Valentine's Day. More specifically, she received two bare root roses known as the "Apothecary's Rose" (R. gallica) from a nursery that specializes in heirloom roses. It was a surprise, nonetheless, because the nursery promised to ship them at the best time for planting -- early March. Mid-February is not early March, even here in the mild climate of the coastal Carolinas. In fact, the roses managed to arrive on what might have been the coldest--and wettest!--day her ladyship has had all winter. You know you are a devoted gardener when you are heeling in rose plants in 40F degree rainy weather. 

The Secret to Hummingbird CakeWhen she was done, her ladyship took herself and her blue muddy fingers indoors, made a pot of hot Moroccan mint tea, and curled up under an electric blanket with a copy of Fine, Fine, Fine -- an intense little collection from Diane Williams -- forty stories in less than one hundred and forty pages, some several pages long, some only a short paragraph. There is something mysterious and beautiful in just how unsettled, or elated, a few well-chosen words can make a reader feel.  

Read independently! And shop local, for obvious reasons.


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Lady Banks' Pick of the Week


Lady Banks' Commonplace Book


Noteworthy poetry and prose from her ladyship's bedside reading stack.

My Father the PornographerWhen I was nine, Dad gave me his childhood copy of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. The old hardback was tattered, the boards held by fraying strips of fabric, the pages pliant and soft. It is a coming-of-age narrative about thirteen-year-old Jim Hawkins, who discovers a secret map, leaves England, and returns with a large share of pirate treasure. I loved the fast-paced story and the bravery of young Jim.

On paper cut from a brown grocery sack, I carefully drew an island with a coastline, water, and palm trees. A dotted line led to a large red X  My mother suggested I show the map to my father. Dad wiped coffee on the paper and wadded it up several times, which made it seem older. He used matches to ignite the edges of the map, then quickly extinguished the flame. This produced a charred and ragged border that enhanced the map's appearance, as if it had barely survived destruction. Because of the fire involved, we were alone outside, away from my younger siblings. Dad was selling insurance at the time, rarely home, his attention always focused elsewhere. I enjoyed the sense of closeness, a shared project.

Dad said that he drew maps for most of the books he wrote, and I resolved that if I ever published a book, I'd include a map. Twenty years later I did. In 1990 I called my father with the news that Vintage Contemporaries was publishing Kentucky Straight, my first book. A long silence ensured as Dad digested the information.

"I'm sorry," he said.

"What do you mean?" I said.

"I didn't know I'd given you a childhood terrible enough to make you a writer."

-- Chris Offutt, My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir (Atria, 2016)  9781501112461

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Read This!


Recommended reading from Southern Indie Booksellers

From Parnassus Books in Nashville, TB

My Life on the RoadMy Life on the Road By Gloria Steinem

Ann told me to drop whatever I was reading and pick this memoir up, and boy was she right. Steinem is a captivating storyteller with an incredible history in activism. Reading her work feels like listening to all of the most compelling stories from your most interesting and delightful friend. – Niki Coffman

 

The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir by Ruth Wariner

The Sound of GravelRemember The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls? If you liked that, you might like this harrowing true story that likewise never tips into maudlin territory. Ruth Wariner shows amazing sentimental restraint in recounting her years as a poor, hungry, confused, and often terrified child growing up in a fundamentalist (and polygamous) religious colony in rural Mexico. Amazing. – Mary Laura Philpott

 

Paper Wishes By Lois Sepahban

Paper WishesTen-year-old Manami’s family is forced to relocate to a camp for Japanese Americans during WWII. She tries to sneak her dog, Yujin, into the camp, but is caught by the soldiers. Manami doesn’t speak in the prison village. She writes paper wishes that she hopes will sail through the air to her dog. This is a beautifully written story about family and survival, perfect for young readers interested in WWII history. – Rae Ann Parker

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind By William KamkwambaBryan MealerElizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)

Available for grownups or kids: Adult Paperback Edition  / Young Readers Edition

The Boy Who Harnessed the WindAn incredible story of a 14-year-old boy whose African village is devastated by drought. Reading in the little village library and scavenging for parts he accomplishes the impossible. I loved this book when it first came out in 2009, and now a young readers edition has just been released in paperback. Truly inspirational, the author demonstrates that anything is possible with education and determination. – Andy Brennan

Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision… By Simon Winchester

PacificSimon Winchester  takes on the Pacific Ocean in his latest popular history. To tackle a topic that is too big to adequately cover in a one volume, Winchester instead tells 10 different stories that all have the Pacific as a common thread. From nuclear testing on Bikini Island to the transfer of Hong Kong from Britain to China, Winchester illustrates the wide and varied impact the Pacific has had and continues to have on our planet. Whereas the Mediterranean was the focus of the ancient world and the Atlantic the center of current times, the author convincingly argues that the Pacific will be the most important ocean in our future. – Andy Brennan

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Okra Picks


My Father, the Pornographer"Chris Offutt's memoir of his dad's life and the impact it had on the family is sharp as glass. Chris Offutt became a writer in part because his father was a writer, however their work and their obsessions are in stark contrast. This is the story of a boy who great up in rural Kentucky whose father's secret life wasn't fully revealed until after his death. You'll want to discuss this one - great for book clubs!"

--Rachel Watkins, Avid Bookshop, Athens, GA

After inheriting 400 novels of pornography written by his father in the 1970s and 80s, critically acclaimed author Chris Offutt sets out to make sense of a complicated father-son relationship in this carefully observed, beautifully written memoir.

"Clearing Dad's office felt like prospecting within his brain. As I sorted, like an archaeologist, backward through time, I saw a remarkable mind at work, a life lived on its own terms."

When Andrew Offutt died, his son, Chris, inherited a desk, a rifle, and 1800 pounds of porn. Andrew had been considered the king of twentieth century smut, a career that began as a strategy to pay for his son's orthodontic needs and soon took on a life of its own, peaking during the 70s when the commercial popularity of the erotic novel was at its height.

With his dutiful wife serving as typist, Andrew wrote from their home in the Kentucky hills, locked away in an office no one dared intrude upon. In this fashion he wrote 400 novels, ranging from pirate porn and ghost porn, to historical porn and time travel porn, to secret agent porn and zombie porn. The more he wrote, the more intense his ambition became, and the more difficult it was for his children to penetrate his world. Over one long summer in his hometown, helping his mother move out of the house, Chris began to examine his deceased father's possessions and realized he finally had an opportunity to come to grips with the mercurial man he always feared but never understood. Offutt takes us on the journey with him, showing us how only in his father's absence could he truly make sense of the man and his legacy. This riveting, evocatively told memoir of a deeply complex father-son relationship proves again why the New York Times Book Review said, Offutt's obvious kin are Richard Ford, Tobias Wolff, and Ernest Hemingway.

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Chris Offutt on Trash Food

"He asked me if I was pissed off. I nodded . . . I explained that people from the hills of Appalachia had to fight to prove they are smart, diligent, and trustworthy. It's the same for people who grew up in the Mississippi Delta, the barrios of Los Angeles and Texas, and the black neighborhoods of New York, Chicago, and Memphis."

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Book & Author Gossip

Lee Smith, "Finding My Way Home"

DimestoreAlthough I don’t usually write autobiographical fiction, the main character in one of my short stories sounds suspiciously like the girl I used to be: “More than anything else in the world, I wanted to be a writer. I didn’t want to learn to write, of course. I just wanted to be a writer, and I often pictured myself poised at the foggy edge of a cliff someplace in the South of France, wearing a cape, drawing furiously on a long cigarette, hollow-cheeked and haunted. I had been romantically dedicated to the grand idea of ‘being a writer’ ever since I could remember.” 

Indie Bob at Octavia Books

This indie was an exciting visit for me because one of my favorite book characters came alive in this store.  When you read, My Bookstore, by Ron Rice, make sure you read the chapter about Octavia Books.  One of my favorite characters, Pippin, appears on those pages and on this visit I met the real-life Pippin. Pippin is on staff at Octavia Books and meeting him exceeded my expectations.  And visiting Octavia Books and seeing this award-winning indie equally surpassed my expectations. 

A father's legacy in a moving truck

My Father, the PornographerOffutt’s father dies in the opening chapters. The author is left with the task of disposing of his dad’s literary effects. After many 12-hour days sifting through 40 years of detritus that ranged from an abandoned mouse nest to a pristine copy of the first pornographic coloring book, Offutt manages to consolidate it all. “A few weeks later I arranged for a moving company to transport my father’s papers to [my home in] Mississippi. The movers charged by weight. Their estimate of Dad’s archive was eighteen hundred pounds. My inheritance.” 

The South's Best Bookstores

Given its literary bent, you would expect the South to have great bookstores. And you would be right

John Jeremiah Sullivan at Chapter 16

PulpheadAll subjects come back, both to haunt and to goad you. The best ones do it the most. That’s one of the ways you recognize them. By best, I mean the subjects that trouble you in a deep enough way to sustain you. This is happening now to me with the story of my brief time knowing Andrew Lytle. I wrote about him ten years ago, and now this experience of being invited to speak at Sewanee has brought up some of the same memories, and motivated me to write about him again. I want to be clearer about certain things I tried to say before. That is always the motivation, to be more clear. But the truth likes to resist that. “Nature hides.” 

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Meet Kiki Petrosino

Kiki PetrosinoKiki Petrosino was born in Baltimore and received her BA from the University of Virginia. She spent two years in Switzerland teaching English and Italian at a private school, after which she earned graduate degrees from both the University of Chicago and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her poem, "You Have Made a Career of Not Listening," was featured in the anthology BEST NEW POETS 2006 (Samovar Press), and other poems have appeared in FENCE, The IOWA REVIEW, FORKLIFT, OHIO, and elsewhere.

 

Fort Red BorderFort Red Border

Love poems to Robert Redford and other irreverences by an amazing young talent.

The age-old predicament of loneliness is crucial to the flavor of these poems, which use humor as a conduit to remarkably tender moments. What is perhaps most exciting about this succulent collection is that it clearly comes from a person enjoying herself. . . . As readers, we can feel grateful that Petrosino is somewhere in Iowa, doggedly building bridges with her distinctive brand of paper Valentine”. --American Poet

The wound at the center of Kiki Petrosino’s remarkable debut is the gap between the dished-out givens of reality and the words and worlds we customize” out of desire. Each of the book’s three sections dramatizes how even in our high-flying fantasy lives, the ordinariness of the natural reasserts itself as a source of both limitation, and, paradoxically, extraordinary beauty. -- David Gorin, The Believer

Meditating on race and love, Kiki Petrosino’s Fort Red Border is a savvy, linguistically nimble, often humorous collection that uses humor’s candor to do interesting investigative work into the pressures society exerts on one’s private life. . . . Though the sinister is always lurking behind her play, threatening the lightness of her candor and humor, it fails to win out in these poems. --Haines Eason, American Book Review

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Southern Indie Bestsellers

For the week ending February 7. Books on the Southern Indie Bestseller List that are southern in nature or have been recently recommended by southern indie booksellers.

- A STARS Author | Okra Pick! - A SIBA Okra Pick 
Titles in red are SIBA Book Award winners and finalists!
Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $26, 9781400067695
2. Rogue Lawyer
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385539432
3. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
4. The Swans of Fifth Avenue
Melanie Benjamin, Delacorte, $28, 9780345528698
5. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
6. Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff, Riverhead, $27.95, 9781594634475
7. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
okra8. Fallen Land
Taylor Brown, St. Martin's, $25.99, 9781250077974

9. Blue
Danielle Steel, Delacorte, $28.95, 9780345531056
10. Coconut Cowboy
Tim Dorsey, Morrow, $25.99, 9780062240040
11. The Guest Room
Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385538893
12. The High Mountains of Portugal
Yann Martel, Spiegel & Grau, $27, 9780812997170
13. The Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende, Atria, $28, 9781501116971
14. Circling the Sun
Paula McLain, Ballantine, $28, 9780345534187
15. The Queen of the Night
Alexander Chee, Houghton Mifflin, $28, 9780618663026

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
2. The Road to Little Dribbling
Bill Bryson, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385539289
3. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
4. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $24, 9780812993547
5. Dark Money
Jane Mayer, Doubleday, $29.95, 9780385535595
6. Spark Joy
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $18.99, 9781607749721
7. On My Own
Diane Rehm, Knopf, $23.95, 9781101875285
8. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781476728742
9. The Name of God Is Mercy
Pope Francis, Random House, $26, 9780399588631
10. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Crown, $28, 9780307408860
11. Notorious RBG
Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik, Dey Street, $19.99, 9780062415837
12. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant, Viking, $27, 9780525429562
13. Big Magic
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594634710
14. Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $27.95, 9781591848066
15. My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South
Rick Bragg, Oxmoor House, $27.95, 9780848746391

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
2. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
3. A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara, Anchor, $17, 9780804172707
4. Brooklyn
Colm Toibin, Scribner, $15, 9781501106477
5. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
6. Where All Light Tends to Go
David Joy, Putnam, $16, 9780425279793
7. Euphoria
Lily King, Grove Press, $16, 9780802123701
okra8. The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin, $17, 9780143121701

9. At the Water's Edge
Sara Gruen, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780385523240
10. God Help the Child
Toni Morrison, Vintage, $14.95, 9780307740922
11. Room
Emma Donoghue, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316391344
12. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804172448
13. The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty, Berkley, $16, 9780425267721
14. A God in Ruins
Kate Atkinson, Back Bay, $17.99, 9780316176507
15. A Brief History of Seven Killings
Marlon James, Riverhead, $17, 9781594633942

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Cats in Paris
Won-Sun Jang, Watson-Guptill, $14.99, 9780399578274
3. The Big Short
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393353150
4. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
5. Lost Ocean
Johanna Basford, Penguin, $16.95, 9780143108993
6. Daring Greatly
Brene Brown, Avery, $17, 9781592408412
7. The Mindfulness Coloring Book
Emma Farrarons, Experiment, $9.95, 9781615192823
8. Official SAT Study Guide (2016 Edition)
College Board, $24.99, 9781457304309
9. A Walk in the Woods
Bill Bryson, Broadway, $15.99, 9781101905494
10. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
11. Pogue's Basics
David Pogue, Flatiron, $19.99, 9781250080431
12. Five Days at Memorial
Sheri Fink, Broadway, $17, 9780307718976
13. 13 Hours
Mitchell Zuckoff, Twelve, $16.99, 9781455538447
14. Missoula
Jon Krakauer, Anchor, $16.95, 9780804170567
15. I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai, Back Bay, $16, 9780316322423

MASS MARKET

1. Good Omens
Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, HarperTorch, $7.99, 9780060853983
2. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
3. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
4. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345535429
5. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
6. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
7. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780345543981
8. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
9. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741
10. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553390568

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Love From the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Grosset & Dunlap, $8.99, 9780448489322
2. Finding Winnie
Lindsay Mattick, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Little Brown, $18, 9780316324908
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Love
James Dean, Kimberly Dean (Illus.), Harper, $12.99, 9780062430618
5. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553
6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
7. Silly Wonderful You
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Patrick McDonnell (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $17.99, 9780062271051
8. Last Stop on Market Street
Matt de la Pena, Christian Robinson (Illus.), Putnam, $16.99, 9780399257742
9. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
10. Llama Llama I Love You
Anna Dewdney, Viking Books for Young Readers, $5.99, 9780451469816

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Pax
Sara Pennypacker, Jon Klassen (Illus.), Balzer + Bray, $16.99, 9780062377012
2. Harry Potter Coloring Book
Scholastic, $15.99, 9781338029994
3. Anna and the Swallow Man
Gavriel Savit, Knopf Books for Young Readers, $17.99, 9780553513349
4. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278
5. Paper Towns
John Green, Penguin, $10.99, 9780147517654
6. Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Chris Grabenstein, Yearling, $6.99, 9780307931474
7. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423160915
8. Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics
Chris Grabenstein, Random House, $16.99, 9780553510409
9. Harry Potter Magical Creatures Coloring Book
Scholastic, $15.99, 9781338030006
okra10. Serafina and the Black Cloak
Robert Beatty, Disney/Hyperion, $16.99, 9781484709016

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419717017
2. The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey, Speak, $10.99, 9780147519085
3. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
4. Balto of the Blue Dawn (Magic Tree House, #54)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780553510850
5. Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection
Marissa Meyer, Feiwel & Friends, $17.99, 9781250091840
6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition
J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illus.), Arthur A. Levine Books, $39.99, 9780545790352
7. The Infinite Sea: The Second Book of the 5th Wave
Rick Yancey, Speak, $10.99, 9781101996980
8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid:The Third Wheel
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419705847
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
10. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206

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Special to the Southern List

Click on a book to purchase from a great indie bookstore! See the full Southern Indie Bestseller list here.


Fallen Land Blue Coconut Cowboy Circling the Sun On My Own The Wright Brothers Dead Wake Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South Where All Light Tends to Go The Invention of Wings At the Water's Edge Room Station Eleven The Husband's Secret A Brief History of Seven Killings Cats in Paris Just Mercy Daring Greatly Official SAT Study Guide (2016 Edition) A Walk in the Woods The Devil in the White City Pogue's Basics Five Days at Memorial I Am MalalaGood Omens Animal FarmThe Catcher in the RyeA Clash of KingsA Game of Thrones1984 A Storm of Swords To Kill a Mockingbird The Name of the Wind A Feast for Crows On the Night You Were Born Silly Wonderful You Serafina and the Black Cloak


Events

Events at Southern Indie Bookstores

authors all around the south!

Amina Gautier - The Loss of Lost Things - Gables  (author appearance)
Amina Gautier | 02/17/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Thesderina McGurglestein presents Garden Of Verses  (author appearance)
Thesderina McGurglestein | 02/17/2016, 03:00 pm | Vero Beach Book Center | Vero Beach, FL

Self-Stewardship During The Winter  (other event)
02/17/2016 | Charis Books & More | Atlanta, GA

Mary Frances Berry - FIVE DOLLARS AND A PORK CHOP SANDWICH: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy  (author appearance)
Mary Frances Berry | 02/17/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

ED TARKINGTON presents ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART  (author appearance)
Ed Tarkington | 02/17/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Cooks & Books: Lunch with Toni Tipton-Martin  (author appearance)
Toni Tipton-Martin | 02/17/2016, 01:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Book Signing: David Cross  (author appearance)
David Cross | 02/17/2016, 07:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Melanie Benjamin - The Swans of Fifth Avenue  (author appearance)
Melanie Benjamin | 02/17/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Nonfiction Authors Association  (writers group)
02/17/2016, 06:45 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Author event with Dr Lisa Damour at Harpeth Hall School  (author appearance)
Dr Lisa Damour | 02/17/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Mark Johnson- Apprehensions & Convictions: Adventures of a 50-Year-Old Rookie Cop  (author appearance)
Mark Johnson | 02/18/2016, 06:00 pm | Page & Palette | Fairhope, AL

Angella Nazarian - Visionary Women - Bal Harbour  (author appearance)
Angella Nazarian | 02/18/2016, 03:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Samantha Schweblin - Siete casas vacías - Koubek Center  (author appearance)
Samantha Schweblin | 02/18/2016, 07:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Illustrator R. Gregory Christie: FREEDOM IN CONGO SQUARE  (author appearance)
R. Gregory | 02/18/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Cliterati Open No Mic Featuring Monica Raye Simpson  (other event)
02/18/2016, 07:30 pm | Charis Books & More | Atlanta, GA

okraTaylor Brown signs Fallen Land  (author appearance)
Taylor Brown | 02/18/2016, 07:00 pm | Eagle Eye Book Shop | Atlanta, GA

okraJoshilyn Jackson Book Launch  (author appearance)
Joshilyn Jackson | 02/18/2016, 07:15 pm | Eagle Eye Book Shop | Atlanta, GA

MEREDITH LEIGH presents THE ETHICAL MEAT HANDBOOK  (author appearance)
Meredith Leigh | 02/18/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Melanie Benjamin – The Swans of Fifth Avenue  (author appearance)
Melanie Benjamin | 02/18/2016, 04:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Book Signing: Ed Tarkington - Only Love Can Break Your Heart  (author appearance)
Ed Tarkington | 02/18/2016, 07:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

okraRoss Howell Jr - Forsaken  (author appearance)
Ross Howell Jr. | 02/18/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Author event with C.J. Redwine author of The Shadow Queen  (author appearance)
C.J. Redwine | 02/18/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Ludovica Squirru - Horóscopo Chino 2016 - Gables  (other event)
02/19/2016, 06:30 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

AUTOGRAPHING: Kate Hudson - Pretty Happy - Bal Harbour Shops  (author appearance)
Kate Hudson | 02/19/2016, 07:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

PHILLIPPE DIEDERICH - Sofrito - Gables  (author appearance)
Phillippe Diederich | 02/19/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

okraCharles Todd Booksigning.  (author appearance)
Charles Todd | 02/19/2016, 07:00 am | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

Lauren Imparato - Retox - Gables  (author appearance)
Lauren Imparato | 02/20/2016, 03:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

José Ignacio Valenzuela - Mi abuela la loca - Koubek Center  (author appearance)
José Ignacio | 02/20/2016, 06:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Booksigning with James Dworkin  (author appearance)
James Dworkin | 02/20/2016, 11:00 am | Sanibel Island Bookshop | Sanibel, FL

Special Story Time with Author Henry Cole: THE SOMEWHAT TRUE ADVENTURES OF SAMMY SHINE  (author appearance)
Henry Cole | 02/20/2016, 10:30 am | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Avid Poetry Series: Margaret Ross, Rosalie Moffett, and Robby Bailey  (author appearance)
Margaret Ross, | 02/20/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Octavia Books Book Club - THE MARAUDERS  (book club)
02/20/2016, 10:30 am | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Reading & Signing with David Burnsworth  (author appearance)
David Burnsworth | 02/20/2016, 12:00 pm | Literary BookPost | Salisbury, NC

okraJOSHILYN JACKSON & SARA GRUEN in conversation *ticketed event*  (author appearance)
Joshilyn Jackson | 02/20/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Book Signing: Ben Spencer - The Brick Mason's Sons  (author appearance)
Ben Spencer | 02/20/2016, 02:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Hannah Papp - The Mystical Backpacker - Gables  (author appearance)
Hannah Papp | 02/21/2016, 04:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Dark Matters of Love Presentation - Gables  (author appearance)
Amina Gautier | 02/21/2016, 06:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Sunday Sleuths Book Club  (book club)
02/21/2016, 03:00 pm | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

Lincoln Peirce – Big Nate Blasts Off  (author appearance)
02/21/2016, 03:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

WRITERS AT HOME READING SERIES  (other event)
02/21/2016, 03:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Poets Respond to Race with AL BLACK & LEN LAWSON  (other event)
02/21/2016, 05:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

okraRoss Howell Jr. - Forsaken  (author appearance)
Ross Howell Jr. | 02/21/2016, 02:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Sharon Guskin - The Forgetting Time - Gables  (author appearance)
02/22/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

James Walsh - Playing Against the House - Gables  (author appearance)
James Walsh | 02/22/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Peter Golden presents Wherever There Is Light  (author appearance)
Peter Golden | 02/22/2016, 03:00 pm | Vero Beach Book Center | Vero Beach, FL

Tim Dorsey - Coconut Cowboy  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/22/2016, 06:30 pm | FoxTale Book Shoppe | Woodstock, GA

Craig Werner and Doug Bradley - WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War  (author appearance)
Doug Bradley | 02/22/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Writers' Coffeehouse with JAKE BIBLE  (writers group)
02/22/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Author event with Arne Weingart author of Levitation for Agnostics  (author appearance)
02/22/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Letra Urbana Encuentros @ Books and Books - Dr. Eugenio Rothe - Vampiros: ¿Por qué se volvieron tan populares en nuestra cultura?  (other event)
02/23/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Hannah Papp presents The Mystical Backpacker : How to Discover Your Destiny in the Modern World  (author appearance)
Hannah Papp | 02/23/2016, 06:00 pm | Vero Beach Book Center | Vero Beach, FL

okraAuthor Celeste Fletcher McHale: THE SECRET TO HUMMINGBIRD CAKE  (author appearance)
Celeste Fletcher McHale | 02/23/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

okraJoshilyn Jackson signs her newest- The Opposite of Everyone!  (author appearance)
Joshilyn Jackson | 02/23/2016, 07:00 pm | Bookmiser | Roswell, GA

Kidliterate Reads The Ropemaker  (book club)
02/23/2016, 07:00 pm | Charis Books & More | Atlanta, GA

Tim Dorsey signs Coconut Cowboy  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/23/2016, 07:30 pm | Eagle Eye Book Shop | Atlanta, GA

Marisa Marchetto - ANN TENNA  (author appearance)
Marisa Marchetto | 02/23/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

UNC Humanities Great Books Reading Group continues their discussion of On the Road  (book club)
02/23/2016, 10:00 am | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

Last Tuesday Book Club  (book club)
02/23/2016, 11:00 am | Literary BookPost | Salisbury, NC

RICHARD JUDY presents THRU: AN APPALACHIAN TRAIL LOVE STORY  (author appearance)
Richard Judy | 02/23/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Patricia Bell-Scott - The Firebrand and the First Lady  (author appearance)
Patricia Bell-Scott | 02/23/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Travis Mulhauser: SWEETGIRL  (author appearance)
Travis Mulhauser | 02/23/2016, 05:00 pm | The Country Bookshop | Southern Pines, NC

Author event with Victoria Schwab author of A Gathering of Shadows  (author appearance)
Victoria Schwab | 02/23/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

okraHarry Kollatz Interviews Ross Howell About His Richmond-Based Historical Novel: Forsaken  (author appearance)
Ross Howell | 02/23/2016, 06:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

Fergus Bordewich - The First Congress - Gables  (author appearance)
Fergus Bordewich | 02/24/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Laura Mullen - COMPLICATED GRIEF  (author appearance)
Laura Mullen | 02/24/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Salon@615 with Debbie Macomber author of A Girl's Guide to Moving On  (author appearance)
Debbie Macomber | 02/24/2016, 06:15 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Author event with Ariel Lawhon author of Flight of Dreams  (author appearance)
Ariel Lawhon | 02/24/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Rafael Adamuz - La memoria varada - Gables  (author appearance)
Rafael Adamuz | 02/25/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

okraTaylor Brown (FALLEN LAND) in Conversation with Kent Wascom (SECESSIA)  (author appearance)
Taylor Brown | 02/25/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

okraRoss Howell Jr. discusses his new historical novel, Forsaken  (author appearance)
Ross Howell Jr. | 02/25/2016, 07:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

SUSAN DENNARD & VERONICA ROSSI Reading & Signing  (author appearance)
Veronica Rossi | 02/25/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

WORKS IN TRANSLATION BOOK CLUB discusses THE STORY OF MY TEETH  (book club)
02/25/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

William Henry Curry - On NC Symphony  (other event)
02/25/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

A Community Conversation on Climate Change with Jedediah Purdy and After Nature  (author appearance)
Jedediah Purdy | 02/25/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Scott Ellsworth: The Secret Game  (author appearance)
Scott Ellsworth | 02/25/2016, 05:00 pm | The Country Bookshop | Southern Pines, NC

David Burnsworth  (author appearance)
David Burnsworth | 02/25/2016, 06:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Author event with Katy Simpson Smith author of Free Men  (author appearance)
Katy Simpson Smith | 02/25/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Authors Brett Lauer & Monica Fambrough: FAKE MISSED CONNECTIONS and SOFTCOVER  (author appearance)
Brett Lauer | 02/26/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

DENNIS COVINGTON presents REVELATION  (author appearance)
Dennis Covington | 02/26/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Robin Moore - In Search of Lost Frogs  (author appearance)
Robin Moore | 02/26/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

WomanKind 2016  (other event)
02/26/2016, 04:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

STORYTIME WITH DIANE OCHILTREE - IT'S A SEASHELL DAY!  (author appearance)
Diane Ochiltree | 02/27/2016, 04:00 pm | Inkwood Books | Tampa, FL

Meet Georgia Author Nicole Castroman: BLACKHEARTS  (author appearance)
Nicole Castroman | 02/27/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Sacrificial Poets Voicebox Youth Slam  (other event)
02/27/2016, 06:30 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

PETER LAURENCE presents BECOMING JANE JACOBS  (author appearance)
02/27/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Book Signing: Christine McKinley - Physics for Rock Stars  (author appearance)
Christine McKinley | 02/27/2016, 02:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Jacar Press Poets - A Trio of Talent  (other event)
02/27/2016, 04:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Story Time with My Dream Girls Tutus  (other event)
02/27/2016, 10:30 am | Joe's Place | Greenville, SC

Author event with Tim Dorsey author of Coconut Cowboy  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/27/2016, 02:00 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Carole Boston Weatherford: Freedom in Congo Square  (author appearance)
Carole Boston Weatherford | 02/28/2016, 02:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

NANCY DILLINGHAM & CELIA MILES present IT'S ALL RELATIVE  (author appearance)
Nancy Dillingham | 02/28/2016, 03:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

NCPS Reading Series  (other event)
02/28/2016, 02:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Mary R. Arno - THANKSGIVING  (author appearance)
Mary R. Arno | 02/29/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Katy Simpson Smith - Free Men  (author appearance)
Katy Simpson Smith | 02/29/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Author event with Julia Claiborne Johnson author of Be Frank With Me  (author appearance)
Julia Claiborne | 02/29/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Trudy Nan Boyce presents Out Of The Blues  (author appearance)
03/01/2016, 06:00 pm | Vero Beach Book Center | Vero Beach, FL

Julie Smith (editor), Ace Atkins, Nevada Barr, O'Neil DeNoux, and Maurice Ruffin: New Orleans Noir: The Classics  (other event)
03/01/2016, 06:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

Emilie Bahr - URBAN REVOLUTIONS: A Woman's Guide to Two-Wheeled Transportation  (author appearance)
Emilie Bahr | 03/01/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Ben Ratliff with Mac McCaughan, -Every Song Ever  (author appearance)
Ben Ratliff | 03/01/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Writers' Night Out  (writers group)
03/01/2016, 06:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Paul Goldberg -The Yid  (author appearance)
Paul Goldberg | 03/02/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Ashley Warlick  (author appearance)
Ashley Warlick | 03/02/2016, 12:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

okraChris Offutt discusses and signs his book, My Father the Pornographer  (author appearance)
Chris Offutt | 03/03/2016, 06:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

Anne Boyd Rioux - Constance Fenimore Woolson: Portrait of a Lady Novelist + Miss Grief and Other Stories  (author appearance)
Anne Boyd Rioux | 03/03/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Meet the Author: David K. McDonnell  (author appearance)
David K. McDonnell | 03/04/2016, 05:00 pm | Page After Page Bookstore | Elizabeth City

Yuri Herrera - SIGNS PRECEDING THE END OF THE WORLD & Lina Wolff - BRET EASTON ELLIS AND THE OTHER DOGS  (author appearance)
03/04/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Author event with David Dark author of Life's Too Short to Pretend You're Not Religious  (author appearance)
David Dark | 03/04/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Meet the Author: David K. McDonnell  (author appearance)
David K. McDonnell | 03/05/2016, 10:00 am | Page After Page Bookstore | Elizabeth City

Mari Redondo - Menopause & M.A.R.I. - Gables  (author appearance)
Mari Redondo | 03/05/2016, 07:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

National League of American Pen Women Boca Branch Book Talk  (other event)
03/05/2016, 02:00 pm | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

okraMeet Author Ross Howell, Jr.: FORSAKEN  (author appearance)
Ross Howell Jr. | 03/05/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Special Story Time with Mo O'Hara: MY BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH  (author appearance)
Mo O'Hara | 03/05/2016, 10:30 am | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

C.S. Harris signs her book, When Falcons Fall  (author appearance)
03/05/2016, 01:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

Shilpi Somaya Gowda -The Golden Son  (author appearance)
Shilpi Somaya | 03/05/2016, 04:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Author event with Ronald Kidd author of Dreambender  (author appearance)
Ronald Kidd | 03/05/2016, 02:00 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Author event with Liz Johnson author of The Red Door Inn  (author appearance)
Liz Johnson | 03/06/2016, 02:00 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Katy Simpson Smith discusses and signs her book, Free Men  (author appearance)
Katy Simpson Smith | 03/07/2016, 06:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

Bart Ehrman -Jesus Before the Gospels  (author appearance)
Bart Ehrman | 03/08/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

okraAuthor event with Jeff Zentner author of The Serpent King  (author appearance)
Jeff Zentner | 03/08/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Garden District Book Shop Book Club  (book club)
03/09/2016, 06:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

Marlene Trestman - FAIR LABOR LAWYER: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin  (author appearance)
03/09/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Willie Drye- For Sale: American Paradise: How Our Nation was Sold an Impossible Dream in Florida  (author appearance)
Willie Drye | 03/09/2016, 06:30 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Travis Ian Smith - INDIE DARLING--Launch!  (author appearance)
Travis Ian Smith | 03/10/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

A Conversation on Organic Pioneer Bill Dow and his Memoir -What I Stand On -with Fred Broadwell  (other event)
03/10/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

The Writing Show: Publishing Your Children's Book  (writers group)
03/10/2016, 07:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Author event with Kimberly Brubaker Bradley author of The War That Saved My Life  (author appearance)
Kimberly Brubaker | 03/11/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club - ELYSIUM  (book club)
03/12/2016, 10:30 am | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Bart Ehrman – Jesus Before the Gospels  (author appearance)
Bart Ehrman | 03/12/2016, 11:00 am | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Author event with William M. Akers author of Mrs. Ravenbach's Way  (author appearance)
William M. Akers | 03/12/2016, 02:00 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Mark De La Peña  (author appearance)
Mark De | 03/13/2016 | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Author event with LynnMarie Rink author of Wrap Your Heart Around It  (author appearance)
LynnMarie Rink | 03/13/2016, 02:00 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Parnassus Book Club - The Marauders  (book club)
03/14/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

RANDY WAYNE WHITE  (author appearance)
Randy Wayne White | 03/15/2016, 07:00 pm | Sanibel Island Bookshop | Sanibel, FL

Pajama Story Time with Picture Book Author & Illustrator: Philip and Erin Stead  (author appearance)
Phillip Stead | 03/15/2016, 06:00 am | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Roy Blount Jr. - SAVE ROOM FOR PIE: Food Songs and Chewy Ruminations  (author appearance)
03/15/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Kit Wienert, -Analogs of Eden  (author appearance)
Kit Wienert | 03/15/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Paul Houle  (author appearance)
Paul Houle | 03/15/2016, 05:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

NONFICTION AUTHORS ASSOCIATION (NFAA)  (writers group)
03/16/2016, 06:45 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Denise Ditto  (author appearance)
Denise Ditto | 03/16/2016, 05:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Peter Bergen - UNITED STATES OF JIHAD: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists  (author appearance)
Peter Bergen | 03/17/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

okraCharles Todd Returns to Celebrate the Publication of No Shred of Evidence  (author appearance)
Charles Todd | 03/17/2016, 06:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

Atlanta Author Trudy Nan Boyce: OUT OF THE BLUES  (author appearance)
Trudy Nan Boyce | 03/18/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Matt Cashion  (author appearance)
Matt Cashion | 03/18/2016, 05:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Meet Author Virginia Reeves: WORK LIKE ANY OTHER  (author appearance)
Virginia Reeves | 03/19/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Octavia Books Book Club - LAND OF LOVE AND DROWNING  (book club)
03/19/2016, 10:30 am | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Author event with Melissa Burch author of My Journey Through War and Peace  (author appearance)
Melissa Burch | 03/19/2016, 02:00 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Randy Wayne White Booksigning.  (author appearance)
Randy Wayne White | 03/22/2016, 07:00 pm | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

Keith Lee Morris - TRAVELERS REST  (author appearance)
Keith Lee Morris | 03/22/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Henry Petroski -The Road Taken  (author appearance)
Henry Petroski | 03/23/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Global Georgia Initiative: Paul Sutter – LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS GULLIES: PROVIDENCE CANYON AND THE SOILS OF THE SOUTH  (author appearance)
Paul Sutter | 03/24/2016, 05:00 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Laurent Dubois, -The Banjo: America's African Instrument  (author appearance)
Laurent Dubois | 03/24/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

okraRoss Howell Jr.  (author appearance)
Ross Howell Jr. | 03/24/2016, 05:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Author event with Alison Goodman, Alwyn Hamilton, Rachel Hawkins, Sabaa Tahir and April Genevieve Tucholke  (author appearance)
Alison Goodman | 03/24/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Author Philip R. Wright: A GEECHEE HOMECOMING  (author appearance)
Philip R. | 03/26/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Erik Larson – Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania  (author appearance)
Erik Larson | 03/26/2016, 11:00 am | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Baz Dreisinger - INCARCERATION NATIONS: A Journey to Prisons Around the World  (author appearance)
03/28/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Author Raymond Arroyo: WILL WILDER: THE RELIC OF PERILOUS FALLS  (author appearance)
Raymond Arroyo | 03/29/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Michael Muhammad Knight -Why I am a Salafi  (author appearance)
Michael Muhammad | 03/30/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Darnelle Arnoult -Galaxie Wagon  (author appearance)
Darnelle Arnoult | 03/31/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Keith Lee Morris  (author appearance)
Keith Lee Morris | 03/31/2016, 07:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

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