MY SOUTHERN JOURNEY: TRUE STORIES FROM THE HEART OF THE SOUTH is the first time Rick Bragg's portraits of Southern life are combined in one volume. Reading My Southern Journey is the next best thing to sitting on the front porch with Rick Bragg.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Rick Bragg on the title page at the launch at the Southern Living Building. It is a new, unread hardback edition opened only for signing. Published in September, 2015 by Oxmoor House and distributed by Hachette Book Group.
RICK BRAGG (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is our state's most beloved living writer, as well as our best seller. He has won more than fifty awards including the Pulitzer Prize and was in the inaugural class inducted into The Alabama Writers Hall of Fame along with Harper Lee. He is also a dear friend to the store, having written much for us and about us. We are proud to have launched every one of his titles for two decades and participated in hundreds of events with Rick Bragg. Thank you Rick Bragg for signing our books.
THE FIRST VIDEO is Rick Bragg's appearance on August 21, 2007 at the McWane Science Center. He talked about Prince of Frogtown. THE SECOND VIDEO was shot in our stockroom on November 28, 2017.