The New Yorker

"... a rare locus of humanist and literary decency..."
Richard Ford (Speaking of Square Books in Oxford, MS)

Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls

"You got a cool little radio show here."
Onstage at Off Square Books

Barry Mazor

"Now, if you want to hear some excellent regular results from combining collegiate, even literary collegiate perspectives and polished, talented—and Deep South moist, down home music, this is it."

Garden and Gun (Celebrate the South: Thacker Mountain Radio)

"Be ready to hoot and holler and cheer—after all, the rollicking atmosphere is the best reason to travel there rather than tuning in."
Anna McCollum

Tupelo Daily Journal

“Thanks to Thacker Mountain I can say I was there when Mister Sipp shook the bricks and reversed the tide in Ocean Springs.”
Rheta Grimsley Johnson

AFAR Magazine

“I could listen to the Thacker Mountain Radio show from my house in Oxford, Mississippi, but when I’m in Off Square Books—shelves pushed aside, folding chairs unfolded—and the house band launches into its rockabilly theme song, something in me is harmonized with the world.”
Beth Ann Fennelly