Joe Kelly and Tim Kelly

What:  Joe Kelly and Tim Kelly will discuss American History and sign their books.

When:  Friday, May 3, 2019, 5:00pm

Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079

Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Joe Kelly and Tim Kelly for book personalization, please purchase one of their books from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.

About the Author:

Joseph Kelly is a professor of literature at the College of Charleston. He is the author of America's Longest Siege Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War, and the editor of the Seagull Reader series.

Timothy Kelly is Professor of History at St. Vincent College. His previous book is The Transformation of American Catholicism.


A limited number of autographed copies of these books will be available for purchase after the event.  If you cannot attend the event and would like a personalized copy of this book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675, or add the book to your cart on our website and add personalization details in the order notes. Payment type must be "CreditCard." Shipping will be charged if you want the book shipped to you. If you cannot attend the event and prefer in-store pick up, please pick up your unclaimed book(s) within a month of the event date. After that date, your book will be donated to a Houston-based literacy organization.

To place an international order, please email orders@bluewillowbookshop.comto obtain shipping details and to have items shipped to you. Staff will respond within 24-48 hours.

Event date: 
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
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Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America’s Origin Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632867773
Availability: Special Order
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 30th, 2018

For readers of Nathaniel Philbrick's Mayflower, a groundbreaking history that makes the case for replacing Plymouth Rock with Jamestown as America's founding myth.

Hope in Hard Times: Norvelt and the Struggle for Community During the Great Depression Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780271074672
Published: Penn State University Press - February 15th, 2017

Of the many recipients of federal support during the Great Depression, the citizens of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, stand out as model reminders of the vital importance of New Deal programs.