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The Battleship Texas

Saturday, October 15th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Mark Lardas joins us once again with his latest book, a history of the Battleship Texas. The USS Texas was built when dreadnought battleships were kings of the seas. It was the world’s most

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Ghosts of Galveston

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Kathleen Shanahan Maca joins us on Saturday with her new haunted history of Galveston. Ghosts of Galveston Soft cover, $19.99 Galveston Bookshop will participate in two book signing events in October: At Galveston Bookshop

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Convict Cowboys

Saturday, September 24th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Mitchel P. Roth joins us on Saturday with his latest book, a history of the Texas Prison Rodeo. Convict Cowboys: The Untold History of the Texas Prison Rodeo Convict Cowboys is the first book

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From Maine to Galveston

Saturday, September 17th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. James Valentino joins us on Saturday with with his newest work, some early Galveston history as revealed through a collection of personal letters. From Maine to Galveston, Republic of TexasThe Life and Letters of

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Lost Path to Solitude

Saturday, August 27th, 2016, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Maria Elena Sandovici joins us again Saturday with her latest novel. Once you leave home, can you ever return? In the summer of 1989, Maria Pop reluctantly followed her husband, Victor to New York.

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Greetings From Galveston

Saturday, August 13th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. E. Barry Gray joins us Saturday with his new full color survey of Galveston history through its vintage post cards. The history of Galveston is the history of Texas. Beyond that, it is the

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The Kempner Women

Saturday, July 16th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Elise Hopkins Stephens joins us Saturday with her new biography of Galveston’s Kempner family. From Matriarch to Mayor:Eliza Kempner to Lyda Ann Thomas, Four Generations of Galveston’s Kempner Women Make their Mark Much has

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The Last Madam

Saturday, July 9th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Joy Jones will be with us Saturday with her historical novel of the life of Edna Milton, owner of the infamous Chicken Ranch. The Last Madam:A Legend of theTexas Chicken Ranch Edna Milton never

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Galvez / Spain: Our Forgotten Ally

Saturday, June 11th, 2016, 12:00-2:00 p.m. Judge Ed Butler joins us Saturday with his history covering Barnardo de Galvez and the Spanish assistance to the Colonies in the American Revolution. In 2010, Judge Ed Butler led a group of 35

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Carson Chance, P. I.

Saturday, June 11th, 2016, 11:00-1:00 p.m. N. E. Brown joins us Saturday with her latest novel, a romantic private eye story set in Dallas. Carson Chance is a young Vietnam War veteran with war injuries and bad memories who returns

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