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The University Press of Mississippi was founded in 1970 and is supported by Mississippi's eight state universities. UPM publishes scholarly books of the highest distinction and books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world. From its offices in Jackson, the University Press of Mississippi acquires, edits, distributes, and promotes more than eighty new books every year. Over the years, the Press has published more than 1000 titles and distributed more than 2,600,000 copies worldwide, each with the Mississippi imprint. The University Press is the only not-for-profit book publisher in the state.

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Mort Sahl and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The second season of Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel landed this week, and we couldn’t be more excited. In case you haven’t yet seen the show, it features Miriam “Midge” Maisel who, upon learning of her husband’s affair, chugs a bottle of wine, takes a cab to a Greenwich-Village comedy club, and stumbles on stage to perform an improvised routine that rivals the “intangible on-stage magic” of

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