Alabama Interest

My Bookstore Rick Bragg

MY BOOKSTORE: WRITERS CELEBRATE THEIR FAVORITE PLACES TO BROWSE, READ AND SHOP was a collaborative effort by Ronald Rice (editor), Richard Russo (introduction), Leif Parsons (illustrator), and dozens of Americas finest authors writing about their favorite bookstores. We are proud to have been included and that Rick...

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...

The Prince of Frogtown Rick Bragg

THE PRINCE OF FROGTOWN is the third and final volume in Rick Bragg's family trilogy that includes All Over but the Shoutin' and Ava's Man. The storyline has a focus on Rick's remembrances of his father, and his interviews with those who knew him, as well as his relationship with his step-son.

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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.

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My Southern Journey Rick Bragg

MY SOUTHERN JOURNEY is a collection of poignant and humorous essays that examine the unique aspects of the South, including its obsessions like college...

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.

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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 title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for...

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...

Milking the Moon: A Southerner's Story of Life on This Planet Katherine Clark

MILKING THE MOON: A SOUTHERNER'S STORY OF LIFE ON THIS PLANET is the oral memoir of Eugene Walter, the best-known man you've never heard of. This book was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and tells the world-traveling story of Eugene Walter's unique view of cultural life of the twentieth century...

Motherwit: An Alabama Midwife's Story Katherine Clark

MOTHERWIT: AN ALABAMA MIDWIFE'S STORY is the oral memoir of Onnie Lee Logan who practiced midwifery in Alabama from 1931 to 1984. She was the last lay midwife practicing in Mobile. Onnie Lee Logan's voice is warm and compelling and explains southern rural life.

 

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