Songs of America:  Patriotism, Protest and the Music That Made a Nation

Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest and the Music That Made a Nation

By John Meacham and Tim McGraw Through all the years of strife and triumph, America has been shaped not just by our elected leaders and our formal politics but also by our music – by the lyrics, performers, and instruments that have helped to carry us through the dark days and to celebrate the bright ones. In Songs of America Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and music superstar Tim McGraw take readers Read more »
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July 07, 2019
Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming  Medicine, Reimagining Life

Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

By Louise Aronson For countless centuries, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people alive today will spend more years in elderhood than in childhood, and many will be elders for 40 years or more. Yet at the very moment that humans are living longer than ever before, we've made old age into a disease, a condition to be dreaded, denigrated, neglected, Read more »
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July 07, 2019
Mississippi Vegan: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Boy’s Heart

Mississippi Vegan: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Boy’s Heart

By Timothy Pakron Inspired by the landscape and flavors of his childhood on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Timothy Pakron found his heart, soul, and calling in cooking the Cajun, Creole, and southern classics of his youth. In his debut cookbook, he shares 125 plant-based recipes, all of which substitute ingredients without sacrificing depth of flavor and reveal the secret tradition of veganism in southern cooking. Finding ways to re-create his experiences growing Read more »
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July 07, 2019
kid’s corner: Fox and the Box

kid’s corner: Fox and the Box

By Yvonne Ivinson What can one little fox do with only a box? Perhaps make it a ship, and go on a trip? Fox really wants a boat that floats across the sea, with a tail as a sail. In this debut picture book, author-illustrator Yvonne Ivinson takes the reader on a fanciful journey. With colorful, engaging illustrations; a lively, limited word count; an adorable fox; and a story with a Read more »
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July 07, 2019
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in the news MS Biologist Researches Kale’s Cancer-Killing Effects
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JACKSON, Miss. – Belhaven University’s Associate Professor of Biology, Dr. Elizabeth Brandon and a team of student researchers are conducting read more »

MS Book Festival Expands Children and Family Activities
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The Mississippi Book Festival, an annual event which attracts more than 150 authors and thousands of fans each summer, plans read more »

The Orchard Retirement Community Expands Memory Care Facilities
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RIDGELAND, Miss. – The Orchard, a premier continuing care retirement community located in Ridgeland, recently announced plans to construct a read more »

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