Southern Culture

The Official United States Civil Rights Trail: What happened here changed the world. Lee Sentell

THE OFFICIAL UNITED STATES CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL: WHAT HAPPENED HERE CHANGED THE WORLD identifies "must see" spots across our nation from Topeka to Washington, D.C., where battles for the soul of America raged. State tourism departments invite travelers to visit these historic sites in fourteen cities and take pride in...

Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South Ed Southern

FIGHT SONGS: A STORY OF LOVE AND SPORTS IN A COMPLICATED SOUTH was to be an insider's view of the history of the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers, college football's reigning giants, from the perspective of a lifelong fan of the smallest school in the NCAA's Power 5, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. That was...

Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days T. K. Thorne

BEHIND THE MAGIC CURTAIN: SECRETS, SPIES, AND UNSUNG WHITE ALLIES OF BIRMINGHAM'S CIVIL RIGHTS DAYS reveals never-before-told names, deeds, and places involved in the Civil Rights struggle at the birthplace of much of the fight. Award-winninng author and former Birmingham Police Captain T.K. Thorne spent ten years...

American Pop Snowden Wright

AMERICAN POP is a sprawling historical novel set in Mississippi detailing the rise and fall of the Forster family's soda empire, the first in this fictional American history. Using Nathaniel Hawthorne's observation that "families are always rising and falling in America," Wright looks into the forces that shape...