Watch and listen to exclusive literary programs from MPB’s vast collection. Some of the Mississippi greats include Richard Wright, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Margaret Walker Alexander, Willie Morris, Angie Thomas, Jesmyn Ward and many more. This unique compilation of literary treasures is now available on our new platform — MPB Books.
New York Times Bestselling author Ace Atkins has been nominated for every major award in crime fiction, including the Edgar three times, twice for novels about former U.S. Army Ranger Quinn Colson. He has written eight books in the Colson series and continued Robert B. Parker’s iconic Spenser character after Parker’s death in 2010, adding seven best-selling novels in that series. A former newspaper reporter and SEC football player, Ace also writes essays and investigative pieces for several national magazines including Time, Outside and Garden & Gun. He lives in Oxford, Mississippi with his family, where he’s friend to many dogs and several bartenders.
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The first ever television adaptation of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel Sanditon is coming to MASTERPIECE on PBS in the 2020 season! Written by mutli-award winning screenwriter Andrew Davies (Pride and Prejudice, Les Misérables, Mr. Selfridge), Sanditon stars Rose Williams, Theo James, Kris Marshall and Anne Reid among others.