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Dr. Don Noble to Speak in Mentone on February 5th  

Mentone Area Arts Council's (MAAC) "Speakers" series brings Dr. Don Noble, host of Alabama Public Television's Emmy-nominated BOOKMARK program to  Mentone's Crystal Lake Lodge. A reception with Noble begins at 4:00 PM, featuring light refreshments, and the presentation begins at 4:30. Memorable moments from his weekly Alabama Public Radio Book Review and from the more than 320 interviews he has conducted for the weekly TV series accompany video clips of the show. Noble has some great tales to tell, and you won't want to miss it.

 Cost is $10 per person; proceeds go to fund to MAAC and programs such as this. If you have questions, please contact MAAC President Sandra Padgett at 256-634-3001.



Bookmark with Ace Atkins

Infamous is Ace Atkins latest and perhaps best true crime novel. The South's only gangster, Machine gun Kelly. Robs his way into infamy. But it is his wife that increasingly dominates the story.


Bookmark with Melinda Rainey Thompson and Morgan Murphy


Bookmark with Sue Brannan Walker

Sue Brannan Walker is the Poet Laureate of Alabama, Director of Creative Writing, and Stokes Distinguished Professor at the University of South Alabama and publisher of Negative Capability Press. Most recently her duties as poet laureate included writing the memorial poem for the patients buried at the Bryce Hospital Cemetery. Walker talks about her duties as poet laureate and the conversation culminates with the reading of two poems.


Bookmark with Carolyn Haines

The list of Carolyn Haines's books is long and often includes the word “Bones” in the title. The Alabama mystery writer is the 2010 recipient of the Harper Lee Award. Haines writes from Mobile where she teaches at the University of South Alabama and continues pleasing audiences with the characters she creates.