From: Capitol Book [mailto:capitolbook@...
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 9:43 AM
To: Capitol Book
Subject: Three Events - No, FOUR!
The Capitol Book Newsletter
Monday, November 8, 2004
You have to eat lunch, right? So today, why not do it at The Archives
and History building downtown, where they're having a special
Architreats today, featuring Joel Lobenthal, author of the brand new
biography Tallulah: The Life and Times of a Leading Lady. It's all about
Tallulah Bankhead, one of Alabama's more interesting, talented,
notorious, and scandalous daughters. It happens TODAY, MONDAY NOVEMBER 8
at NOON at the Archives building downtown. Bring a sack lunch.($29.95
And a personal note: we once saw Tallulah Bankhead, near the end of her
life, being interviewed on the Tonight Show by substitute host Joe
Garagiola. The other guests that night were John Lennon and Paul
McCartney. Wild and wacky stuff.
Leslie Bailey, Montgomery's favorite radio and TV personality, and
cabaret hostess, and restaurateur, has written a cookbook! And she'll be
here at the store TOMORROW, TUESDAY NOVEMBER 9 FROM 4-6 PM to sign
copies. The cookbook, published by Montgomery's own River City Press, is
called Hey, Leslie! What's Cooking?, and features lots of recipes from
Leslie's restaurant, the A La Carte Cafe and her very popular catering
business Silver Spoon Caterers. And talk about wild and wacky! Leslie is
a real force of nature. Come meet her tomorrow. It will be fun!
Poetry lovers unite.This week you have the chance to meet five southern
poets over at Huntingdon College. They're all appearing as part of the
Rhoda Ellison Lecture Series, and you can hear them all read THIS
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11. There are two sessions. At 4:30 Jeanie Thompson,
Belee Jones and Chella Courington will read in the Huntingdon Library
atrium, and then at 6:30, in Ligon Chapel at Flowers Hall, you can
hear Honoree Jeffers and Hank Lazar. All readings are FREE, open to the
And here's one to look forward to. Fannie Flagg has written a very nice
little Christmas book, A Redbird Christmas, and she'll be here at the
store on November 29 to sign copies. A perfect, perfect Christmas gift!
More about this one later.
Cheryl and Thomas Upchurch
Capitol Book & News Company
1140 E. Fairview Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36106