Milk & Sugar: The Complete Book of Seersucker

Bill Haltom’s definitive guide to the quintessential Southern fabric covers all things seersucker. From the origins and history of the seersucker suit to the many different ways, places, and reasons people wear it, Milk & Sugar has it all. Haltom dives into traditional ways to wear the puckered fabric as well as the unconventional styles of today. Along the way, he also chronicles the celebrities, politicians, and average people who champion seersucker fashions. There’s something for everyone — longtime fans as well as newbies will enjoy Haltom’s anecdotes and history lessons, and that doesn’t exclude the ladies (an entire chapter is devoted to ladies who’ve made seersucker their own).

Pre-orders will be shipped one week prior to official release (March 26)

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CLINTON vs. TRUMP: GETTING READY FOR A NOT-SO-GREAT DEBATE

In 1960, when I was just eight years old, I watched the first televised presidential debate.  It was Kennedy v. Nixon, and I watched the debate on a Philco black and white TV in our family living room, as I sat between a Democrat and a Republican. 

The Democrat was my father.  The Republican was my mother.  My father never voted for a Republican in his entire life.  My mother never voted for a Democrat.  Every election day, they would cancel out each other’s vote.

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WE INTERRUPT THIS MARRIAGE TO BRING YOU THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

Next Thursday morning, I am leaving my wife. After 35 years of marriage, we are going to be separated. It won’t be the first time in our marriage that we’ve had a separation. In fact, for the past 35 years, we’ve been separated every year from Labor Day to New Year’s Day.

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THE KING MAY BE DEAD, BUT THE LAWSUITS LIVE ON

This is Elvis Week in my hometown. Some of my fellow Memphians call it “Dead Elvis Week.” While it does commemorate the anniversary of Elvis’ death some 39 years ago, I absolutely refuse to even say the words “Dead Elvis.” 

I refuse to believe the King is dead.

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The Other Fellow May Be Right: The Civility of Howard Baker
The Other Fellow May Be Right: The Civility of Howard Baker

A tribute to the late Senator Howard Baker, a great leader whose civility brought adversaries together to find solutions to our nation's problems. In the current political environment, civility is going the way of the dinosaur, as many of our leaders argue for the sake of argument and accuse for the sake of advantage. Consequently, public governance has become dysfunctional. Senator Baker's civil life remains a model of what our leaders could accomplish by always reminding themselves that the other fellow may be right!

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Some Assembly Required: A Daddy's Christmas Book
Some Assembly Required: A Daddy's Christmas Book

Bill's Christmas book is the perfect stocking stuffer for Dad!  While batteries are not included, no assembly is required, and it will last longer than a fruitcake!

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