Burke’s Book Store Press Release – Bobbie Ann Mason

Press Release from Burke’s Book Store:

Burke’s Book Store
936 S. Cooper Memphis TN 38104
Phone 901-278-7484   Fax 901-274-8863
Since 1875

Walter Burke c. 1850-1911
Walter Burke, Jr. 1883-1958
William F. Burke 1926-1978
Diana W. Crump, President 1978-1984
Harriette M. Beeson, President 1984-2000
Corey & Cheryl Mesler, 2000


Monday, October 10, 2011

Beloved fiction writer Bobbie Ann Mason will be at Burke’s Book Store on Thursday, October 27th, from 5:30 to 6:30 PM to read from and sign copies of her new novel, The Girl in the Blue Beret (Random House, $26.00 hardback). Reading will begin at 6 pm.

The advance praise for this novel has been remarkable. Publisher’s Weekly called it “Fascinating and intensely intimate.” Booklist said it is “an emotionally powerful story.” And Library Journal said “A haunting novel with rich setting, detail and intimate character nuances…Highly recommended.”

Bobbie Ann Mason is the author of In Country, Shiloh and Other Stories, and Feather Crowns, among others. She is the winner of two Southern Book Awards and numerous other prizes, including the O. Henry and the Pushcart, and has been a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. She is writer-in-residence at the University of Kentucky.

If there are any questions concerning this event, please contact Corey Mesler at 901-278-7484.

Author: LampLighter

The voice of Cooper-Young, a vibrant, diverse neighborhood to live, work and play, in the heart of Midtown Memphis, Tennessee.

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