Books-A-Million Selects Casey Ceps Furious Hours as Presidents Pick

bBooksAMillionb announced today its latest bPresidents Pickb bFurious Hoursb by debut author Casey Cep Fans can pick up the new book starting bTuesdayb bMay 7i ibat all BooksAMillion stores To see a comprehensive list of Presidents Picks visit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwbooksamillioncom2Fpresidentpickampesheet51971072ampnewsitemid20190417005563amplanenUSampanchorbooksamillioncom2Fpresidentpickampindex1ampmd52a73809110a461821e3b8ea9f53c63b5 relnofollowbooksamillioncompresidentpicka Cep will visit BooksAMillion stores in Southaven Mississippi and in Mobile and Birmingham Alabama for book signing events pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p The Presidents Pick collection is a compilation of new books that have been personally selected by BooksAMillion CEO and President Terrance G Finley Previous Presidents Picks include How to Stop Time a novel by Matt Haig and All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr The newest addition to Finleys list of favorites can be preordered at a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwbooksamillioncom2Fampesheet51971072ampnewsitemid20190417005563amplanenUSampanchorbooksamillioncomampindex2ampmd581b26f11c80496ff880f26003b3f6a56 relnofollowbooksamillioncoma p p Casey Cep had me hooked at Murder Fraud and The Last Trial of Harper Lee said Finley This extraordinary story these amazing characters and this portrait of a place close to my heart will transport readers to an explosive time in our nations history Its no wonder that Harper Lee was captivated by this story and its a true wonder that Casey Cep has been able to bring it all together in this marvelous book p p Reverend Willie Maxwell was a rural preacher accused of murdering five of his family members for insurance money in the 1970s With the help of a savvy lawyer he escaped justice for years until a relative shot him dead at the funeral of his last victim Despite hundreds of witnesses Maxwells murderer was acquitted thanks to the same attorney who had previously defended the Reverend Sitting in the audience during the vigilantes trial was Harper Lee who had traveled from New York City to her native Alabama with the idea of writing her own In Cold Blood the truecrime classic she had helped her friend Truman Capote research seventeen years earlier Lee spent a year in town reporting and many more years working on her own version of the case p p Now Cep brings this story to life from the shocking murders to the courtroom drama to the racial politics of the Deep South At the same time she offers a deeply moving portrait of one of the countrys most beloved writers and her struggles with fame success and the mystery of artistic creativity p p A triumph on every level said bestselling author David Grann on Furious Hours Casey Cep has excavated this mesmerizing story and tells it with grace and insight and a fierce fidelity to the truth p p Cep is a writer from the Eastern Shore of Maryland After graduating from Harvard with a degree in English she earned an MPhil in theology at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar Her work has appeared in iThe New Yorker The New York Timesi and iThe New Republici among other publications This is her first book p p To celebrate the release of Furious Hours Cep will visit three BooksAMillion stores for book signing and meetandgreet events in May p p span classbwulinebSunday May 5 at 2 pmbspanbrBirmingham AlabamabrBrookwood Village BooksAMillion 757 Brookwood Village Birmingham AL 35209 p p span classbwulinebSaturday May 11 at 3 pmbspanbrMobile AlabamabrPinebrook Shopping Center BooksAMillion 3962 Airport Boulevard Mobile AL 36608 p p span classbwulinebWednesday May 15 at 7 pmbspanbrSouthaven MississippibrSouth Lake Center BooksAMillion 75 Goodman Road W Southaven MS 38671 p p To preorder a copy of Furious Hours visit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank 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