Alabama Writers

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 Speckled Beauty: A Dog and His People, Lost and Found Rick Bragg

THE SPECKLED BEAUTY: A DOG AND HIS PEOPLE, LOST AND FOUND will tug at your heart strings and then make your tummy hurt with Rick's signature "Gotcha" humor. This might become your favorite Bragg title to brag owning a signed first edition - and that's saying a lot when you consider the Pulitzer Prize winner is one of...

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,...

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...

Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story Rick Bragg

JERRY LEE LEWIS: HIS OWN STORY was researched while Rick Bragg spent the better part of two summers with Jerry Lee getting his complete life story in a one-on-one conversation conducted mostly in the superstar's bedroom. This is the first opportunity readers have to understand what really happened as Jerry Lee explains...

Go Set a Watchman (Harper Lee tribute by Rick Bragg) Rick Bragg

GO SET A WATCHMAN is actually an early draft of To Kill a Mockingbird. it is set a generation later and gives the reader a clear picture of the prejudices of the South during these trying times. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for...

All Over but the Shoutin' 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...

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...

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....