These are just a
few of the books we regularly stock. (The blue type indicates a link
to a photo page. If you want to see what the others look like, drop
me an email.) If you wish to purchase books from us, call us at (662)624-5992,
or send us an email. Call or
email for pricing.
Land. Amazing B&W Delta photographs by Maude Schuyler
Clay with an introduction by Lewis Nordan. Great gift book. Jackson: University
Press of Mississippi, 1999. Hard cover.
Joint. Recently back in print! Classic juke joint
photographs by Birney Imes with an introductory essay by Richard Ford.
Extremely cool and popular book. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi,
Traveling: The Holy Sites of the Delta Blues.
NEWLY UPDATED definitive tour guide to Mississippi blues sites by musician/historian
Steve Cheseborough. Makes a good read, too. Buy it... then visit! Jackson:
University Press of Mississippi. Soft cover.
Literary Mississippi. The homes of William Faulkner
and Tennessee Williams are only a small example of what the state has
to offer literary fans and serious readers. Buy it... then visit! By
Patti Carr Black and Marion Barnwell. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi,
2002. Soft cover.
Mississippi . "Few writers have ever approached
their native terrains with such an inclusive and compassionate understanding..."
(Quote from jacket.) Great gift book. Text by Willie Morris, photos
by David Rae Morris. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. Hard
Place Called Mississippi – Collected Narratives. A
thick, well-edited volume compiled by editor Marion Barnwell. Combines
the writings of Big Bill Broonzy, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty and
many others to paint a colorful picture of Mississippi past and present.
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. Soft cover.
Collier – His Life, His Roosevelt Hunts & the Origin of the
A fascinating study of this famous African-American
Mississippian by Minor Ferris Buchanan. During his life, Collier was
at times a slave, a Confederate soldier, an accused murderer and a U.S.
President's friend. Telling history of both the man and his home state.
Centennial Press of Mississippi. Hard cover.
Amazing Secret History of Elmore James. The first
and only full-length biography dedicated to the most influential electric
slide guitarist of all time. Highly readable account of his life &
music that mixes old and new sources/interviews. Includes rare photos
of Elmore playing "live." Good size volume with excellent
foot notes. By Steve Franz. BlueSource Publishing, 2003. Soft cover.
Atlas & Gazetteer. Detailed topographical maps
that are perfect for blues tourists, hunters and anyone else who wants
to really explore the back roads of Mississippi. By DeLorme. Soft cover.