Alabama Writers

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...

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...

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...

Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop Fannie Flagg

WONDER BOY OF WHISTLE STOP (shown below) features the Fried Green Tomatoes characters as they return in a feel-good, heart-warming story of hometown memories and magical moments in ordinary lives. Decades later, when the local boy who made good revisits the places of his youth, a series of...

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,...

Alabama-Auburn Special Edition- Rivalry Football Vault Tommy Ford

ALABAMA-AUBURN SPECIAL EDITION- RIVALRY FOOTBALL VAULT is a  wonderful treasure containing replica programs, tickets and a plethora of souvenirs for those who bleed crimson as well as fans whose veins flow orange and blue.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Tommy Ford, David Housel,...

A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost Frye Gaillard

A HARD RAIN: AMERICA IN THE 1960S, OUR DECADE OF HOPE, POSSIBILITY, AND INNOCENCE LOST is renowned historian Frye Gaillard's account of...