Alabama Writers

Night Ride Home Vicki Covington

NIGHT RIDE HOME is set in a tiny Southern mining community just as World War Two is breaking out. Many obstacles beset the upcoming marriage of childhood sweethearts and each must be faced. Heartbreak and humor will entertain the reader.

 

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All of the Belles: The Montgomery Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald Kirk Curnutt

ALL OF THE BELLES features three of the best short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, all set in Tarleton, Georgia, a fictional placeholder for his wife Zelda's hometown of Montgomery, Alabama. Released for the first time in a single volume, the book's publication marks the 100th anniversary of F. Scott Fitzgerald...

The Summer House Lauren Denton

THE SUMMER HOUSE weaves Lauren K. Denton’s inviting Southern charm around a woman’s journey to find herself. Sometimes it takes losing everything to find yourself again.
 

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My Alabama: John Dersham Photographs a State John Dersham

MY ALABAMA is a beautiful collection of two hundred photographs of Alabama, from its beautiful and diverse landscapes to the structures that demonstrate how it has been shaped over the last two hundred years. This is a must-have for anyone interested in what makes this great state Alabama the Beautiful.

 

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South Toward Home: Travels in Southern Literature Margaret Eby

SOUTH TOWARD HOME: TRAVELS IN SOUTHERN LITERATURE is a delightful travel guide to the hometowns and stomping grounds of many of the region's writing legends such as Harper Lee, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor and many more.

 

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Eating the Cheshire Cat Helen Ellis

EATING THE CHESHIRE CAT has become a low-key Southern classic since its publication twenty years ago. Featuring an ensemble of striving young women and their overbearing mothers driving them to success in life and on campus at the sororities of the University of Alabama, the hijinks and mishaps that result from their...

Southern Lady Code: Essays Helen Ellis

SOUTHERN LADY CODE is a collection of hilarious essays by Alabama's very own poker-playing Southern belle, Helen Ellis. The twenty-three essays in this collection travel from New York City to the Deep South and back, from party antics and ballgowns worthy of a drag queen. A truly original work by one of the world's...

The Muscle Shoals Legacy of FAME Blake Ells

THE MUSCLE SHOALS LEGACY OF FAME is the amazing story of the studio that recorded many of the greatest stars of all time. The book gives an insight into this world that few have ever had. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several...

The Whole Town's Talking Fannie Flagg

THE WHOLE TOWN'S TALKING follows neighbors and descendants of the founders of a small town as they live, love, die and carry on in manners and ways unseen and heard before. This wonderful feel-good story is about a community that never dies. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning...

A Redbird Christmas Fannie Flagg

A REDBIRD CHRISTMAS is a story of faith and hope for all ages and has become our staple holiday gift year after year. After receiving a terrible diagnosis from his doctor, a man from Chicago leaves the cold weather behind to spend a little magical time in the South.

 

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