The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics, and Lies about PMS Keep Women Down

The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics, and Lies about PMS Keep Women Down

By Robyn Stein DeLuca, PhD Ask any woman and they can relate dozens if not hundreds of times their demeanor and situational responses have been defined (and judged) by preconceived, stereotypical ideas about hormones. The idea that women become raving lunatics when their hormones fluctuate is firmly entrenched in American culture – and deeply fueled by the media. But where exactly did this stereotype come from? How has it hurt women? Read more »
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September 13, 2017
Gumbo Love:  Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining, and Savoring the Good Life

Gumbo Love: Recipes for Gulf Coast Cooking, Entertaining, and Savoring the Good Life

By Lucy Buffett In Gumbo Love, Lucy “LuLu” Buffett, a native of Mobile and successful restaurateur now living in Gulf Shores, shares her belief in the awesome power of gumbo with recipes from all over the Gulf Coast incorporating the influences of Caribbean, Cajun, Cuban, Mexican, Old Florida and Creole cuisines. It is described as “A delicious love letter to the Gulf Coast’s vibrant food culture.” Filling the 336 pages populated with Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

By Gerda Saunders Based on the “field notes” kept in her journal, Memory’s Last Breath is Gerda Saunders’ astonishing window into the life of a fiercely intellectual person, living with the reality that her brain is betraying her. She reveals a life distorted by dementia, by chronicling her daily life – with accounts of shopping episodes cut short by unintentional shoplifting, car trips derailed when she loses her way, and the Read more »
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July 10, 2017
The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

By Nina Riggs Nina Riggs, poet and great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson was just thirty-seven years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Within a year, the mother of two sons, ages seven and nine, and married sixteen years to her best friend, received the devastating news that her cancer was terminal. Riggs explores motherhood, marriage, friendship, and memory, even as she wrestles with the legacy of her great-great-great grandfather, Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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in the news Entergy and C Spire team up with PSC to tackle rural “digital divide” challenge
Posted Tue 03/13/2018 1:53AM

JACKSON, Miss. – Entergy Mississippi and C Spire, along with the Mississippi Public Service Commission are teaming up on an read more »

Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile Fun Run Scores Record Participation
Posted Tue 03/13/2018 1:51AM

RIDGELAND, Miss – Following the biggest year of participation ever in Central Mississippi, the Get Ready to Run Kids’ One-Mile read more »

Commemorative Bike Ride Aims to Raise Social Awareness
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Civil Rides is a 3-day bicycle ride, beginning April 4, 2018 at the steps of the National Civil Rights Museum read more »

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