Posts Tagged ‘Lynn Lofton’

Meet “Gorilla Man” and the “Empress of Steak”

The sub title of this work of non fiction is “A New Orleans Family Memoir.” It is that and more. Where else could this true tale of two bigger-than-life eccentrics take place? Anyone who loves the Crescent City, its food, culture, rowdy history and characters will enjoy this book because its sweep includes a wide […] [...]

Book Biz: Highlights of amazing and historic career explored in new book

Jack Cristil’s long career as the Mississippi State University voice of sports is of interest to a wider range of readers than just MSU alumni. With a career that lasted 58 years, he is an icon in a state that relishes sports. Veteran journalist Sid Salter has captured the history and highlights of Cristil’s life […] [...]

It’s never too late to tap into your creativity

It’s interesting to find out what’s on a bookseller’s bedside table. Laura Weeks, owner of Lorelei Books in Vicksburg, is in a creative frame of mind. That’s why she has “The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life’s Work at 72” by Molly Peacock among her bedside reading material. “Sometimes it seems like anything and […] [...]

Book Biz: A confirmed book lover shares recommendations

by Published: February 6,2011

Tags: Lynn Lofton, MBJ Book Biz

Thomas Jefferson said he could not live without books. Even in this age of unrelenting distractions, instant communication and a myriad of entertainment choices, book lovers still agree with Jefferson. Books enrich our lives with riveting stories, interesting information, mental trips to other times and lands, and on and on. My love affair with books […] [...]

Life on the Coast: Five years of the new normal

by Published: August 22,2010

Tags: Coast, five years, Katrina, Lynn Lofton

Has it really been five years since Hurricane Katrina roared across Mississippi?  It’s easy to think it was just yesterday but at the same time feel it’s been 50 years since life for so many people changed. On the Mississippi Gulf Coast, things changed radically. Even a casual observer who doesn’t live here can drive […] [...]

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