Literary Non-Fiction

Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America Karen Abbott

THE GHOSTS OF EDEN PARK  is an expertly written and researched account of the life and crimes of George Remus, one of the first and most successful bootleggers during the Prohibition era. Called "The King of Bootleggers" and at one time controlling 35 percent of the liquor in the United States, Abbott chronicles his...

Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family Mitch Albom

CHIKA is the moving story of a girl born in Haiti just days after the...

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee Casey Cep

FURIOUS HOURS tells the story of a little-known time in Harper Lee's life: after writing To Kill...

The Same Sweet Girls Guide to Life: Advice from a Failed Southern Belle Cassandra King

THE SAME SWEET GIRLS GUIDE TO LIFE: ADVISE FROM A FAILED SOUTHERN BELLE was originally delivered as a commencement address at Montevallo University, the author's alma mater. It offers inspiration and advice for graduates and those who have long since received their degree. This little jewel explains Southerness.

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Animal Vegetable Miracle Barbara Kingsolver

ANIMAL VEGETABLE MIRACLE documents an experiment conducted by Kingsolver and her family: they cast aside modern ideas about food...

Frank Sinatra Has a Cold Gay Talese
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The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Tom Wolfe

THE ELECTRIC KOOL-AID ACID TEST is Tom Wolfe's account of Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Prankers,...