Alabama Writers

Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days T. K. Thorne

BEHIND THE MAGIC CURTAIN: SECRETS, SPIES, AND UNSUNG WHITE ALLIES OF BIRMINGHAM'S CIVIL RIGHTS DAYS reveals never-before-told names, deeds, and places involved in the Civil Rights struggle at the birthplace of much of the fight. Award-winninng author and former Birmingham Police Captain T.K. Thorne spent ten years...

Turning the Tide: The University of Alabama in the 1960s Earl Tilford

TURNING THE TIDE: THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN THE 1960s documents the period when a small number of students and faculty joined with the president to transform the university during the racial turmoil of the times.

 

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Extraordinary Adventures Daniel Wallace

EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES introduces another unforgettable Southern character to rival Forrest Gump and Ignatius Reilly. Readers will root for Edsel Bronfman to conquer his loneliness and find true love. If you're looking for a feel-good pick-me-up, this is it!

 

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African Town Latham, Irene Waters, Charles

AFRICAN TOWN is the story of the last illegal slave ship to arrive in America. The authors brilliant research and straight forward presentation has created an important and necessary read appropriate for all ages.

 

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All in to Win: Auburn's National Championship Season - Auburn Tigers 2010 national Champions Stan White

ALL IN TO WIN: AUBURN'S NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON - AUBURN TIGERS 2010 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS celebrates the year Auburn football was king of the college world.

 

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Birmingham Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in the Magic City Carla Jean Whitley

BIRMINGHAM BEER: A HEADY HISTORY OF BREWING IN THE MAGIC CITY highlights the craft beer movement, including the people and places making an impact in this growing industry locally and around the country. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for...

Letters to a Young Scientist E.O. Wilson

LETTERS TO A YOUNG SCIENTIST distills more than sixty years of teaching into twenty letters filled with anecdotes of success and failure that should encourage and entice the next generation to have a love of science and respect for the modest place we humans have in the planet's ecosystem.

 

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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life E.O. Wilson

HALF-EARTH: OUR PLANET'S FIGHT FOR EARTH argues that we must move swiftly and dedicate fully half the surface of the earth to nature, or we will face mass extinction of many species - including our own.  

 

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A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walk Through Gorongosa National Park E.O. Wilson

A WINDOW ON ETERNITY: A BIOLOGIST'S WALK THROUGH GORONGOSA NATIONAL includes straight-forward insight and gorgeous photography of one of the world's most biologically rich places. While examining the woodlands that gave birth to humanity, Edward O. Wilson allows the reader to visit sacred spots and even "hear"...

The Origins of Creativity E.O. Wilson

THE ORIGINS OF CREATIVITY reflects on the origins of language, storytelling and art to examine the role played by the humanities in defining our species. While humans are uniquely advanced, we pose a grave danger through our abuse of the earth. This easy-to-read book will give us a deeper understanding of the human...