Julian McPhillips will be at Read Herring to celebrate his newest book, Only in Alabama!
Julian McPhillips, long-time attorney of the McPhillips Shinbaum law firm, will be at Read Herring on Thursday, August 22 at 5:30 p.m. to talk about his newest book, Only in Alabama: More Colorful True Stories from a Lawyer’s Life. This title was published by NewSouth Books and will be releasing later this month! Join us for a reception in his honor.
McPhillips has prosecuted numerous civil rights cases in the past forty years. The Associated Press has called him a “Public Watchdog” for his efforts to give minorities the opportunity to work in the state department and his cases against police brutality.
Only in Alabama focuses on McPhillips’s more colorful and interesting cases and clients of the recent few years. The book also offers a snapshot of the charming chaos that surrounds a lawyer’s life and a glimpse of the workings of the city of Montgomery.
Again, join us at Read Herring on August 22 at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
For more details or to reserve a copy of Only in Alabama, call (334) 834-3556 or email firstname.lastname@example.org today!
Join us for these other special events at Read Herring Books:
Thursday, September 5: New York Times op-ed columnist Margaret Renkl will be speaking about her new memoir (getting great notices!), Late Migrations, starting at 5:30pm.
Thursday, September 12: Read Herring joins with NewSouth Books for a reception celebrating the release of Dr. Alan Gribben’s masterwork, Mark Twain’s Literary Resources, starting at 5:30pm.
Read Herring is always looking to host events for new authors, class meet-ups, and more! Join us for these upcoming events at the bookstore and the Civil Rights Center (see left).
Are you an author with a new book and a group of people who want to celebrate your success? Do you run a book club that needs a place to meet? Are you a teacher taking a class on a field trip through the city of Montgomery? Let us know!
If you have any interest in using our space for your book related events, email us at email@example.com or call us at (334)834-3556!