Alabama Interest

The Most They Ever Had Rick Bragg

THE MOST THEY EVER HAD is Rick Bragg's powerful collection of stories of the people of Appalachia who eked out their hard-scrabble living working in the mills and existing in the mill towns.

...
All Over but the Shoutin' - Leather with leather slipcase Rick Bragg

ALL OVER BUT THE SHOUTIN' was named Memoir of the Year and was Rick Bragg's first book. It has become the icon story of a dirt poor Southern family and the strong woman who endured to raise her three sons. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for...

Alabama's Rick Bragg: Out of the Dirt Rick Bragg

ALABAMA'S RICK BRAGG: OUT OF THE DIRT  is a must see documentary for every fan, especially the part where Rick's mother is seen reciting poetry. Written and directed by Alice Yeager and produced by Al Hammond with a grant from The Alabama Humanities Foundation. We probably should not praise this warm video of Rick...

Where I Come From: Stories from the Deep South Rick Bragg

WHERE I COME FROM: STORIES FROM THE DEEP SOUTH is a collection of some of Rick's best and most beloved columns from his work in Southern Living and Garden & Gun. Touching on Southern subjects as diverse as the legacy of Harper Lee, the bacchanal of Fat Tuesday, and the best way to kill fire ants,...

The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table Rick Bragg

THE BEST COOK IN THE WORLD: TALES FROM MY MOMMA'S TABLE combines Rick's iconic Southern storytelling with blue collar foods his family has been preparing for generations. Through more than one hundred and fifty years no one has ever recorded the ingredients needed for these delicious and unique meals - until now. Rick...

Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman Harold H. Brown

KEEP YOUR AIRSPEED UP: THE STORY OF A TUSKEGEE AIRMAN is a fascinating first person account of a World War Two hero who was captured by the Germans, imprisoned outside Nuremberg, and liberated by General George S. Patton. Colonel Brown tells of his experiences before, during and after the war in his own words.

...
Saban: The Making of a Coach Monte Burke

SABAN: THE MAKING OF A COACH is a remarkable inside look at the greatest football coach in college history. Monte Burke was a tireless researcher and also relied on his one on one time with Coach Saban.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Monte Burke on the title page at the launch....

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Casey Cep

FURIOUS HOURS tells the story of a little-known time in Harper Lee's life: after writing To Kill...

Atticus Finch: The Biography Joseph Crespino

ATTICUS FINCH: THE BIOGRAPHY is a marvelously written and researched study of the character from the legendary novel To Kill...

What Stands in a Storm Kim Cross

WHAT STANDS IN A STORM: THREE DAYS IN THE WORST SUPERSTORM TO HIT THE SOUTH'S TORNADO ALLEY  shows a reporter's eye for the facts, and a brilliant feel for personal and family drama. It is truly a fascinating read that reveals what holds us together in tragic times. This title has been selected as a Booksmith...