WHERE I COME FROM: STORIES FROM THE DEEP SOUTH is a collection of some of Rick's best and most beloved columns from his work in Southern Living and Garden & Gun. Touching on Southern subjects as diverse as the legacy of Harper Lee, the bacchanal of Fat Tuesday, and the best way to kill fire ants, these beautifully written stories are each a loving ode to what makes the Deep South unique, as told by one of its greatest writers.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Rick Bragg on the title page at the store. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in October 2020 by Knopf, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
RICK BRAGG (pictured below on 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 was shot at Rick's home on October 21, 2020. THE SECOND VIDEO is Rick Bragg's appearance on August 21, 2007 at the McWane Science Center. He talked about Prince of Frogtown. THE THIRD VIDEO was shot upstairs at our store on November 28, 2017. Rick read from The Best Cook in the World, and answered audience questions.