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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...

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 classic for telling the 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...

Ava's Man Rick Bragg

AVA'S MAN is the second in Rick Bragg's family trilogy and tells the story of his grandfather, who was larger than life.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Rick Bragg on the title page at the store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in September of...

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...

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...

The Prince of Frogtown Rick Bragg

THE PRINCE OF FROGTOWN is the third and final volume in Rick Bragg's family trilogy that includes All Over but the Shoutin' and Ava's Man. The storyline has a focus on Rick's remembrances of his father, and his interviews with those who knew him, as well as his relationship with his step-son.

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Birmingham Food: A Magic City Menu Emily Brown

BIRMINGHAM FOOD: A MAGIC CITY MENU details the delectable history of our food. We are considered one of the hottest foodie cities in America with a plethora of James Beard winners. We are hesitant to rant and rave too much about this terrific book, as it is exclusively bound in hardback for us. This title has...

Gone Pro Alabama: Crimson Tide Athletes Who Became Legends Steve Millburg

GONE PRO ALABAMA: CRIMSON TIDE ATHLETES WHO BECAME LEGENDS is a collection of biographies of Bama athletes who all went to the next level. Read the convincing argument of which Alabama quarterback became the best pro - Bart Starr, Kenny Stabler or Joe Namath, and other comparasons of the best of the best superstars. If...

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Christopher Scotton

SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH gives the reader a warm and wonderful story of the bonding of a boy and his grandfather side-by-side with a large coal company's disregard for the community's environment. Throw in a hate crime and you'll have one of our all-time favorite books and best sellers. This title has been...