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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


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


Rest in Peace, Ralph Stanley

  Ralph works on a banjo lick in the King studio (Gusto Records) We were saddened to learn of the passing of Ralph Stanley yesterday at the age of 89. Stanley was widely considered to be the godfather of traditional bluegrass music who found found a new generation of fans late in life thanks to his Grammy-winning music for the 2000 movie "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" But it was his early

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