Southern Authors

The Pope of Palm Beach Tim Dorsey

THE POPE OF PALM BEACH finds Serge alternating between flashbacks of legends of his youth and the present. The trip includes a few violent twists, as is par for the course when Serge and Coleman have a new adventure.

 

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Tiger Shrimp Tango Tim Dorsey

TIGER SHRIMP TANGO  finds Serge and his sidekick Coleman on a mission to rid their beloved state of Florida of internet scammers. Unfortunately, Serge meets up with an old nemesis, who happens to be an assassin, and the plot appears deadly.  

 

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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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Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light Helen Ellis

BRING YOUR BAGGAGE AND DON'T PACK LIGHT is a delicious smorgasbord of humorous and moving essays running the gamut from sex, psychics and garage sales to cancer, menopause and plastic surgery. Imagine being at the best cocktail party of your life and able to hear each word of every conversation, be they raw with...

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...

Heating and Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs Beth Ann Fennelly

HEATING & COOLING: 52 MICRO-MEMOIRS is a captivating and refreshing work of personal essays, poetry and as the title suggests "micro-memoirs". It crosses many genres to entertain and is the perfect pick-me-up, as well as thoughtful gift.

 

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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...

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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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,...

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...