Alabama Writers

Once in a Blue Moon Vicki Covington

ONCE IN A BLUE MOON is set on Birmingham's Southside, a Bohemian neighborhood populated with a diverse mix of characters. The story revolves on a kindly landlord who somewhat looks after his many renters. As the owner of so many apartments ages, tenants are concerned if his son will follow suit when he takes over....

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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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...

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe Fannie Flagg

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES AT THE WHISTLE STOP CAFE  has become an American classic. The warm hearted tale of a friendship between two women has set the tempo for Fannie's body of work that has you smiling throughout, except for those times when a small tear appears, and then a belly laugh. 

 

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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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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...

Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee Wayne Flynt

MOCKINGBIRD SONGS: MY FRIENDSHIP WITH HARPER LEE is finally the most honest and open glimpse into the real life and not the legend of the author of the most beloved book of the past hundred years. Harper Lee anointed Wayne Flynt to create and deliver her eulogy and family and friends understood her closest confident...

Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, Bicentennial Edition Wayne Flynt

ALABAMA: THE HISTORY OF A DEEP SOUTH STATE, BICENTENNIAL EDITION is the essential history of the great state of Alabama,...