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The Downfall of Galveston’s May Walker Burleson

Book Signing: Saturday, April 28th, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Galveston Bookshop will host a book signing on Saturday, April 28th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM with T. Felder Dorn, author of the fascinating new true-crime/biography of an early Twentieth Century Galvestonian

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Frozen Lives

Book Signing: Saturday, March 24th, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Local author LuLynne Streeter joins us on Saturday with her biography of Karl and Anna Kuerner, neighbors of Andrew Wyeth and frequent subjects of his paintings. To their children, Karl and Anna

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Exploring Galveston

Book Signing: Saturday, March 17th, 2018, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Local naturalist Steve K. Alexander joins us on Saturday with his full color guide to the best nature spots on the island, and on Bolivar Peninsula. Along the Upper Texas Coast, Galveston

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Murder in the One Percent

Book Signing: Saturday, March 17th, 2018, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Local author Saralyn Richard joins us on Saturday with her new mystery novel, a whodunit set in a private party for the well-to-do. When old friends gather for a weekend retreat at

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Exploring Galveston

Book Signing: Saturday, December 23rd, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Steve K. Alexander joins us on the Saturday before Christmas with a nature guide to the island. The Natural Attractions of the Island Along the Upper Texas Coast, Galveston Island and Bolivar

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Galveston Architecture

Book Signing: Saturday, December 16th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. World heritage photographer Pino Shah joins us with a great new survey of Galveston architecture presented in expertly captured images. Galveston Architecture: A Visual Journey is a photographic journey of the architecture

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Texas Far and Wide

Book Signing: Saturday, December 9th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. E. R. Bills joins us again with a collection of Texas tall tales. The sheer volume of remarkable Texan exploits creates a dizzying tally for the proudest of its citizens. So it

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Unforgettable Texans

Book Signing: Saturday, November 18th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Bartee Haile joins us once again, this time with a book focusing on some of the great Lone Star characters that got passed over in the history books. History books burst at

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Billy Love

Book Signing: Saturday, November 11th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Joy Jones & Jim Nelson join us on Saturday with their new novel, following Joy’s historical novel of the Texas Chicken Ranch which came out last year. Billy Love was born on

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The Last to See Me

Book Signing: Thursday, October 19th, 2017, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Mylene Dressler, joins us with her latest novel. Ms Dressler is a former Galveston resident, and author of “The Deadwood Beetle,” and “The Medusa.” For readers of Lauren Oliver and Alice Sebold,

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Galveston Bookshop
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Saturday, April 28th
2:00-4:00 p.m.

The Downfall of
Galveston's
May Walker Burleson

By T. Felder Dorn

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Monday-Saturday 10-6
Sunday 10-4

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Galveston, TX 77550
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