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Bars, Blues, and Booze: Stories from the Drink House

Bertrand Tavernier: Interviews

Big Jim Eastland: The Godfather of Mississippi

Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction

Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Called to Heal the Brokenhearted: Stories from Kairos Prison Ministry International

Chenier Plain

Chocolate Surrealism: Music, Movement, Memory, and History in the Circum-Caribbean

City of Remembering: A History of Genealogy in New Orleans

The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are not so Clear

Confessions of an Undercover Agent: Adventures, Close Calls, and the Toll of a Double Life

The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Conversations with Andre Dubus

Conversations with Sterling Plumpp

Creating Jazz Counterpoint: New Orleans, Barbershop Harmony, and the Blues

Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Deeper Currents: The Sacraments of Hunting and Fishing

Delta Rainbow: The Irrepressible Betty Bobo Pearson

The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Ed Brubaker: Conversations

Faulkner and Film

Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas

Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Free Jazz/Black Power

From Daniel Boone to Captain America: Playing Indian in American Popular Culture

From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry

A Girl's Got To Breathe: The Life of Teresa Wright

Godfather of the Music Business: Morris Levy

The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

John Cassavetes: Interviews

The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Little Red Readings: Historical Materialist Perspectives on Children's Literature

A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Mary Wickes: I Know I've Seen That Face Before

Monsters in the Machine: Science Fiction Film and the Militarization of America after World War II

Mothers in Children's and Young Adult Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to Postfeminism

My Triumph over Prejudice: A Memoir

Myself and the World: A Biography of William Faulkner

The Natchez Indians: A History to 1735

The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Openness of Comics: Generating Meaning within Flexible Structures

Parchman

Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Projections of Passing: Postwar Anxieties and Hollywood Films, 1947-1960

Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children's Literature and Culture

Richard Wright Writing America at Home and from Abroad

The Screen Is Red: Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War

Seth: Conversations

Sitting Pretty: The Life and Times of Clifton Webb

So the Heffners Left McComb

Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime

Things like the Truth: Out of My Later Years

This Woman's Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell

Three Years in Wonderland: The Disney Brothers, C. V. Wood, and the Making of the Great American Theme Park

Todd Haynes: Interviews

Under Surge, Under Siege: The Odyssey of Bay St. Louis and Katrina

Van Johnson: MGM's Golden Boy

A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement

A Vulgar Art: A New Approach to Stand-Up Comedy

Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music

Willie: The Life of Willie Morris

Win the Race or Die Trying: Uncle Earl's Last Hurrah

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways

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