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Thacker Mountain director

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour, the Oxford-based music and literature program, has hired Kate Teague as its new Executive Producer/Director.  Teague is a 2015 Ole Miss graduate and Mobile, Ala. native. Teague had served as Interim Director while the Board conducted its search and worked with the show the past two years as a production intern. She is a local ...

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JACK WEATHERLY: A British writer cottons to Mississippi, and vice versa

Richard Grant, a British expat, came to the nether regions of the Mississippi Delta, was quickly mesmerized and decided to write a book about what he saw and experienced. He vowed to relate his impressions of this rarest slice of the Deep South through critical but nonjudgmental eyes. Uh-oh. Here we go again. Another “outsider” tells Mississippians who they are. Well, ...

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BOOK BIZ — Narcissistic fashion world background for tale of friendship

This award-winning book is an odd story — sometimes twisted — that compels the reader to continue to the end. First published in 2005 and again in 2006, it’s the story of a 20-year friendship between two women as told through the thoughts of a stumbling, wreck-of-a-life former model, Alison. Veronica is the eccentric middle-aged office temp who somehow strikes ...

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