Southern Authors

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...

South: Essential Recipes and New Explorations Sean Brock

SOUTH follows chef and champion of Southern cuisine Sean Brock as he discusses and explains how great Southern food isn't a monolith, but is instead a collection of diverse culinary microregions, each with its own special recipes, ingredients, and styles. Recipes are included for many of the delicous dishes he finds...

The New Iberia Blues: A Robicheaux Novel James Lee Burke

NEW IBERIA BLUES is another fine tale in the Dave Robicheaux series, where he must investigate a mysterious murder of a young girl who was crucified near the home of a successful director who Robicheaux knew when he was just another struggling young man on the streets of New Orleans.

 

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Becoming Mrs. Lewis Patti Callahan

BECOMING MRS. LEWIS won the Christy Award for 2019 Book of the Year. This honor is given to the novel considered by the...

The Last Ballad Wiley Cash

THE LAST BALLAD is a touching look at the hard scrabble life of mill workers during the 1920s and 1930s, and their uphill struggle to acquire some semblance of an existence. The book is so beautifully written and well researched that the reader will become swept up in the story. This is the breakout book for Wiley Cash...

My Exaggerated Life: Pat Conroy as Told to Katherine Clark Katherine Clark

MY EXAGGERATED LIFE: PAT CONROY AS TOLD TO KATHERINE CLARK is the powerful, no-holds-barred gut-wrenching life of one of the finest and most beloved writers of his generation. Most of his readers and fans know basically of his abusive father and pretentious mother, his brother's suicide and his sister's mental illness...

The Ex-Suicide: A Mountain Brook Novel Katherine Clark

THE EX-SUICIDE: A MOUNTAIN BROOK NOVEL is focused on the house previously occupied by the famous writer, Walker Percy, where his father committed suicide. The storyline follows a young man who is reluctant to accept the reins of the family business his parents are anxious to turn over. An old flame shows then enters...

The Mountain Brook Novels: Complete Set Katherine Clark

THE MOUNTAIN BROOK NOVELS: COMPLETE SET contains all four books of the delightful series written by Katherine Clark and edited by Pat Conroy. While Mountain Brook residents consider that they live in a unique "Tiny Kingdom", there are similar communities across America where these stories will resonate. Just think of...

All the Governor's Men Katherine Clark

ALL THE GOVERNOR'S MEN: A MOUNTAIN BROOK NOVEL with a foreword by Pat Conroy, is a fictional account of George Wallace's run for Governor in 1982 when he faces a young progressive. This darkly comic novel with an unspoken sexual overtone depicts the social and political landscape of Alabama that is like no other, and...