Just for a Thrill

By James L. Dickerson Just for a Thrill Lil Hardin Armstrong, First Lady of Jazz Along with Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, Lillian “Lil” Hardin (1898-1971) was arguably the third most crucial figure in the creation of popular jazz, but today her important...

Miss Juanita’s Delta Cuisine

By Juanita Emily Caldwell Miss Juanita’s Delta Cuisine Miss Juanita Caldwell, who passed away just weeks from her 99th birthday, lived in Mississippi her entire life, mostly in the Mississippi Delta. This collection of over 100 recipes covers a span of more than...

Selling Americans on America

By Gerry and Janet Souter Selling Americans on America Journey into a Troubled Nation Selling Americans on America” tells of another turbulent era—Post World War II— when a phenomenon called the “Freedom Train” reignited citizens’ faith in a country that was then...

Chips Moman

By James L. Dickerson Chips Moman The Record Producer Whose Genius Changed American Music Lincoln “Chips” Moman was known as the “Steve McQueen of the music business,” perhaps because he liked fast cars and beautiful women, and flew his own plane. But also because he...

Colonel Tom Parker

By James L. Dickerson Colonel Tom Parker The Curious Life of Elvis Presley’s Eccentric Manager Based on unprecedented, original research and interviews with insiders, this authoritative biography of Colonel Tom Parker (1909-1997), Elvis Presley’s lifelong...