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Galveston Wharf Stories

Book Signing: Saturday, January 13th, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Alvin L. Sallee joins us on Saturday with his new book Galveston Wharf Stories. The Port and Its People It’s impossible to know Galveston without knowing something about the port. Local people

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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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Long Fall from Heaven

Book Signing: Saturday, October 14th, 2017, 3:00-5:00 p.m. George Wier, joins us with his Galveston-set mystery thriller, co-written by Milton T. Burton. Cueball Boland and Micah Lanscomb, both ex-cops with troubled pasts, stumble into the path of a serial killer.

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Tattooed on My Soul

Book Signing: Friday, October 13th, 2017, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Stephen M. Sloan, joins us with this new collection of the personal experiences of Texas WWII veterans in the war. For over forty years, Baylor University has gathered the flesh-and-blood memories of

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The Night of the Virgin

UPDATE: We are now hosting this event onSaturday September 30th, 2-4 p.m., due to the recent weather disruptions. Book Signing: Saturday, August 26th, 2017, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Elliott Turner will join us Saturday with his debut novel, “The Night of the

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Galveston Bookshop
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Saturday, January 13th
2:00-4:00 p.m.

Galveston Wharf Stories
By Alvin L. Sallee

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