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Discover NewSouth’s Books at These Upcoming Events

October 15, 2021 — Ruth Beaumont Cook at the Gardendale Library
Ruth Beaumont Cook will give a presentation at the Gardendale, Alabama, public library on October 15, 2021, at 10:30am CT. Cook will give a presentation based on her book Magic in Stone: The Sylacauga Marble Story, which tells the story of how Sylacauga, Alabama, came to be a source for world-class marble. The Gardendale library is located at 995 Mt. Olive Road, Gardendale, AL 35071.
October 20, 2021 — Ben Beard live on Fisk University radio
Ben Beard will be interviewed live on Fisk University's radio station WFSK-FM on October 20th, 2021, at 5:30pm CT. The interview will focus on Beard's book The South Never Plays Itself: A Film Buff’s Journey Through the South on Screen, which examines the history of the South's portrayal in movies spanning over one hundred years. Station information can be found here.
October 21, 2021 — Joseph Caver at the Alabama Department of Archives and History
Joseph Caver will give a presentation based on his new book From Marion to Montgomery: The Early Years of Alabama State University, 1867-1925 at the Alabama Department of Archives and History as part of their Food for Thought program. The event is free and open to the public. More information here.
October 26, 2021 — Joseph D. Caver at Broad Street Books
Joseph D. Caver will be signing copies of The Tuskegee Airmen, An Illustrated History at Broad Street Books in Selma on October 26th, 2021, at 7:00pm. Broad Street Books is located at 22 Broad Street.
October 27, 2021 — Mike Bunn at the B. B. Comer Memorial Library
Mike Bunn will be the featured guest of the B. B. Comer Memorial Library in Sylacauga, Alabama, on October 27th. Bunn will speak about his new book Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America's Revolutionary Era and sign copies after his presentation. The event is free and open to the public.
October 31, 2021 — Daniel Haulman with the Clarke County Historical Society
Dr. Daniel Haulman is the speaker for the Clarke County Historical Society's October 31st meeting at the Grove Hill Town Hall in Grove Hill, Alabama. The presentation will be based on his books on the Tuskegee Airmen, which include The Tuskegee Airmen Chronology and The Tuskegee Airmen: An Illustrated History, 1939–1949. All of the Clarke County Historical Society's meetings begin at 2:30pm CT. More information is available from the Clarke County Democrat.
November 03, 2021 — Mike Bunn with the New Mobilians Club
Mike Bunn will give a presentation about his new book Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America's Revolutionary Era on November 3rd, 2021, at 11:30am CT for the New Mobilians Club. The club's meetings are open to the public. More information here.
November 10, 2021 — Marti Rosner at Books on Broad
Marti Rosner will be a guest at Books on Broad in Camden, South Carolina, to share the story of Benjamin Sterling Turner with kids and sign copies of her children's book on Turner, The Slave Who Went to Congress. The book was co-written with University of South Alabama Writer-in-Residence Frye Gaillard and features illustrations from Jordana Haggard. The event starts at 5:00pm.
November 10, 2021 — Ben Beard with the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights
Ben Beard will be the guest of the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights on November 10th at 6:00pm CT for a live-streamed interview on his book The South Never Plays Itself: A Film Buff’s Journey Through the South on Screen. The interview will be streamed on the Prince George's County Memorial Library YouTube channel.
November 10, 2021 — T. K. Thorne live on Fisk University radio
T. K. Thorne will be interviewed live on Fisk University's radio station WFSK-FM on November 10th, 2021, at 5:30pm CT. The interview will focus on Thorne's book Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days. Station information can be found here.
November 19, 2021 — Kirk Curnutt at the Gardendale Library
Kirk Curnutt will give a presentation at the Gardendale, Alabama, public library on November 19th, 2021, at 10:30am CST. Curnutt will be speaking about All of the Belles: The Montgomery Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the collection he edited that features Fitzgerald's Tarleton stories in the same volume for the first time. The Gardendale library is located at 995 Mt. Olive Road, Gardendale, AL 35071.
December 09, 2021 — Frye Gaillard and Marti Rosner with the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights
Frye Gaillard and Marti Rosner will be the guest of the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights on December 9th at 9:00am CT for a live-streamed interview on their book The Slave Who Went to Congress. The interview will be streamed on the Prince George's County Memorial Library YouTube channel.
December 17, 2021 — Julie Hedgepeth Williams at the Gardendale Library
Julie Hedgepeth Williams will give a presentation at the Gardendale, Alabama, public library on December 17th, 2021, at 10:30am CST. Williams's titles from NewSouth Books include: A Rare Titanic Family: The Caldwells' Story of Survival; Three Not-So-Ordinary Joes: A plantation newspaper, a printer’s devil, an English wit, and the founding of Southern literature; and Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910. The Gardendale library is located at 995 Mt. Olive Road, Gardendale, AL 35071.
January 13, 2022 — D. B. Tipmore with the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights
D. B. Tipmore will be the guest of the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights on January 13th at 6:00pm CT for a live-streamed interview on his book My Little Town: A Pilgrim's Portrait of a Uniquely Southern Place. The interview will be streamed on the Prince George's County Memorial Library YouTube channel.
January 16, 2022 — T. K. Thorne at the International Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Book Club Convention
T. K. Thorne will be a featured speaker at the International Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Book Club Convention on January 16th, 2022, for a 3:15pm CT presentation on her new books Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days and House of Stone. This virtual convention is ticketed and costs $399. More about the convention can be found here.
January 17, 2022 — Christopher McIlwain with the Mobile Area Civil War Roundtable
Christopher McIlwain will give a presentation about his book The South's Forgotten Fire-Eater to the Mobile Area Civil War Roundtable at their January 17th meeting. The roundtable's meetings take place at the Iron Brewery in Mobile, Alabama, and the presentation will begin at 6:00pm CT.
January 18, 2022 — Mike Bunn at the Thomas B. Norton Librarry
Mike Bunn will be giving a presentation based on his book Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America's Revolutionary Era at the Thomas B. Norton Library in Gulf Shores, Alabama, on January 18th, 2022, at 11:00am CT. The library is located at 221 West 19th Avenue, Gulf Shores, Alabama, 36542.
January 25, 2022 — Christopher McIlwain with the Baltimore Civil War Roundtable
Christopher McIlwain will be joining the Baltimore Civil War Roundtable for a Zoom presentation about David Hubbard, the subject of his new book The South's Forgotten Fire-Eater. The presentation will take place on February 25, 2022, at 7:30pm ET. More information from the roundtable can be found here.
January 30, 2022 — Christopher McIlwain with the Clarke County Historical Society
Christopher McIlwain is the speaker for the Clarke County Historical Society's January 30th meeting at the Grove Hill Town Hall in Grove Hill, Alabama. The presentation will be based on his book The South's Forgotten Fire-Eater, a biography of one of the South's most ardent supporters of secession. All of the Clarke County Historical Society's meetings begin at 2:30pm CT. More information is available from the Clarke County Democrat.
February 8, 2022 — John Dersham at the Thomas B. Norton Library
John Dersham will be giving a presentation based on his book Changing Moods: Sixty Years in Black and White at the Thomas B. Norton Library in Gulf Shores, Alabama, on February 8th, 2022, at 11:00am CT. The library is located at 221 West 19th Avenue, Gulf Shores, Alabama, 36542.
February 10, 2022 — Wanda Lloyd with the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights
Wanda Lloyd will be the guest of the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights on February 10th at 6:00pm CT for a live-streamed interview on her book Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism. The interview will be streamed on the Prince George's County Memorial Library YouTube channel.
February 13, 2022 — Ruth Beaumont Cook at the Elmore County Museum
Ruth Beaumont Cook will give a presentation about Sylacauga marble and her book Magic in Stone: The Sylacauga Marble Story for the Elmore County Historical Society at the Elmore County Museum on February 13th, 2022, at 2:30pm CT. The museum is located at 112 S Main Street in Wetumpka, Alabama, and the event is open to the public.
February 24–26, 2022 — Mike Bunn at the Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration
Mike Bunn will be a featured guest at the Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration from February 24th, 2022, to February 26th in Natchez, Mississippi. Bunn will be presenting on his new book Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America's Revolutionary Era. More information here.
March 25–27, 2022 — Mike Bunn at the Sons of the American Revolution, Mississippi Chapter, Convention
Mike Bunn will be a featured guest at the annual convention of the Mississippi Society of the Sons of the American Revolution from March 25th, 2022, to March 27th at the Marriott in Oxford, Mississippi. Bunn will be presenting on his new book Fourteenth Colony: The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South During America's Revolutionary Era. More information about the convention can be found from the society here.
April 04, 2022 — Jacqueline Trimble with the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights
Jacqueline Trimble will be the guest of the Prince George's County Office of Human Rights on April 4th at 6:00pm CT for a live-streamed interview on her book American Happiness. The interview will be streamed on the Prince George's County Memorial Library YouTube channel.
April 7–10, 2022 — T. K. Thorne at the Left Coast Crime Convention
T. K. Thorne will be a featured guest at the Left Coast Crime Convention from April 7th, 2022, to April 10th in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Thorne will be supporting her new books Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days and House of Stone. More information about the convention can be found from Left Coast Crime.
April 7–10, 2022 — Rod Davis at the Left Coast Crime Convention
Rod Davis will be a featured guest at the Left Coast Crime Convention from April 7th, 2022, to April 10th in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Davis will be supporting his new book East of Texas, West of Hell, which is the sequel to South, America. More information about the convention can be found from Left Coast Crime.