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Luncheon with Books

MS author Al Povall to speak at Luncheon with Books, Oct 17

October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tuesday, October 17, Mississippi author Al Povall will discuss his book A Time Remembered, Ole Miss 1945-1970 at Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Mr. Povall is a native of Lexington, MS. He graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1963 with a BA. After serving as a Naval [Continue Reading]

Faulkner book to be topic of Luncheon with Books

September 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

As an event of the William Faulkner Literary Fest, Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library Tuesday, September 19, Faulkner’s  book Big Woods will be the topic. Dr. Kate Stewart, English Professor at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, will discuss Big Woods, which is the focus [Continue Reading]

Mary Ann Connell to review her memoir at Luncheon with Books

August 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mary Ann Connell will review her memoir An Unforseen Life at Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany on Tuesday, August 15. A light lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 AM. Connell was among the first women to practice law in Oxford, MS. “Her story is a funny, touching account [Continue Reading]

Eisenhower to be topic of July Luncheon with Books

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Luncheon with Books will be held Tuesday, July 18, at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Joe Marshall Davis, a New Albany attorney, will review Bret Baier’s book Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission. The book focuses on the days between the Eisenhower farewell address January 17, [Continue Reading]

Julie Cantrell is Luncheon with Books author, March 21

March 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mississippi author Julie Cantrell will discuss her somewhat disquieting book “The Feathered Bone” at noon, March 21st, at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library. Cantrell’s book centers around the unhappy events resulting from a grade school field trip to New Orleans, and upon finding hope and purpose in [Continue Reading]

Luncheon with books Feb 21

February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Friends of the Library will sponsor Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany on Tuesday, February 21. A light lunch will be provided by the New Albany Mother’s Club beginning at 11:30AM. In keeping with President’s Day in February, Linda Everett will discuss T.H. Breen’s book George [Continue Reading]

Autism to be subject of Luncheon with Books, January 17

January 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Friends of the Library will sponsor Luncheon with Books at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Rev. Bill Everett will discuss Emily Colson’s Dancing with Max: A Mother and Son Who Broke Free. Emily Colson shares her battles and heartbreak as a single parent whose only child is [Continue Reading]

Luncheon with Books to feature Bonhoeffer Christmas sermons

December 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– Tuesday, December 20, Luncheon with Books will be held at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Rev. Tim Prather of First United Methodist Church New Albany will discuss Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Christmas Sermons. Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran Pastor and theologian active in the German [Continue Reading]
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