There are lots of reasons to celebrate with a good book this month!
February is Black History Month
Save 25% off select books in honor of Black History Month, like Jackson, Mississippi By John R. Salter Jr.
This is the gripping story of the civil rights movement in Jackson, Mississippi, told by one of its foremost activists, John R. Salter Jr. In 1961 Salter, then a teacher at Tougaloo Southern Christian College, the private and almost entirely African American school just north of the state capital, became the adult advisor of the North Jackson NAACP Youth Council, a post that for lifelong activist Salter blossomed into impassioned involvement in the Jackson movement.
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Offer expires February 28, 2013.
February 14 is Valentine's Day
Save 25% off Valentines by Ted Kooser for your sweetheart!
For Valentine’s Day 1986, Ted Kooser wrote "Pocket Poem" and sent the tender, thoughtful composition to fifty women friends, starting an annual tradition that would persist for the next twenty-one years. Printed on postcards, the poems were mailed to a list of recipients that eventually grew to more than 2,500 women all over the United States. Valentines collects Kooser's twenty-two years of Valentine's Day poems, complemented with illustrations by Robert Hanna and a new poem appearing for the first time.
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Purim is sunset, February 23 through nightfall, February 24
Save 25% off select books in honor of Purim, Like The JPS Bible Commentary: Esther By Adele Berlin
Recipient of the Prize of the Minister of Science, Culture, and Sport [of the State of Israel] for classical literature for the year 5762 .
The commentary, which accompanies the Hebrew biblical text and the JPS translation, approaches the Book of Esther from a fresh literary point-of-view. It includes essays entitled “When and Where Was the Book of Esther Written?,” “Sex and Spies,” and “Rabbinic Interpretation.”
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Offer expires March 18, 2013.