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The Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas

Book Signing: Saturday, March 18th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. The Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas: Swindling Slaver Monroe Edwards Lora-Marie Bernard joins us with her biography of Texas confidence man Monroe Edwards. After Monroe Edwards died in Sing Sing prison in

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Horror Texas Style

Saturday, January 28th, 2017, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers E. R. Bills joins us with his new anthology of horror fiction from Texas writers. ROAD KILL Author E. R. Bills has assembled an anthology of horror

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Sea-Arama Marineworld

Saturday, December 17th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Sea-Arama Marineworld Tim Gould joins us with his new history of the now closed marine theme park here on the island. Sea-Arama Marineworld, a marine animal park in Galveston, Texas, opened in 1965 and

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Galveston Art League

Saturday, December 10th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Galveston Art League: A Century of Island Art Pat Jakobi and Nancy House join us with their new history of the Galveston Art League. For over 100 years, the Galveston Art League has upheld

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Proud Flesh

Saturday, November 19th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Proud Flesh: The Resurrection of Baby B Cynthia Bowen joins us with her latest book, a memoir of her remarkable journey caring for an infant from the Shriners Hospital for Children here in Galveston.

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Lucky’s Way

Saturday, November 12th, 2016, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Gina Hooten Popp joins us again with her latest book in the Winds of Change series, Lucky’s Way. The year is 1918. And young U.S. fighter pilot Lucky McLaren is headed home to West

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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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