Creative nonfiction

Adopting Alyosha: A Single Man Finds a Son in Russia

American Musicians II: Seventy-one Portraits in Jazz

American Singers: Twenty-seven Portraits in Song

Angola to Zydeco: Louisiana Lives

Approaching the Magic Hour: Memories of Walter Anderson

Bashert: A Granddaughter's Holocaust Quest

Big Jim Eastland: The Godfather of Mississippi

Buryin' Daddy: Putting My Lebanese, Catholic, Southern Baptist Childhood to Rest

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

The Circle of Guilt

Coming to Colorado: A Young Immigrant's Journey to Become an American Flyer

Coming to Term: A Father's Story of Birth, Loss, and Survival

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

Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an unlikely couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and transformed children's Literature

A Daring Life: A Biography of Eudora Welty

Delta Rainbow: The Irrepressible Betty Bobo Pearson

Down on the Batture

Early Escapades

Eyes of an Eagle: Jean-Pierre Cenac, Patriarch: An Illustrated History of Early Houma-Terrebonne

Falling Through Space: The Journals of Ellen Gilchrist

Foster Care Odyssey: A Black Girl's Story

From Buchenwald to Carnegie Hall

German Boy: A Refugee's Story

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

The House at the End of the Road: The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South

Hurricane Katrina: The Mississippi Story

I Always Wanted to Fly: America's Cold War Airmen

The Last Resort: Taking the Mississippi Cure

The Lonely Days Were Sundays: Reflections of a Jewish Southerner

Losing Malcolm: A Mother's Journey Through Grief

Lucky Dogs: From Bourbon Street to Beijing and Beyond

Me: A Book of Remembrance

Mississippi Writers: Reflections of Childhood and Youth, Vol. II: Non-fiction

My Life with Charlie Brown

My Mississippi

My Triumph over Prejudice: A Memoir

New York Voices: Fourteen Portraits

Nitty Gritty: A White Editor in Black Journalism

No Place Like Home: A Black Briton's Journey through the American South

On Island Time: Kayaking the Caribbean

Outside the Southern Myth

Paddling the Pascagoula

Pilgrimage from Darkness: Nuremberg to Jerusalem

Return to Dresden

Robert G. Clark's Journey to the House: A Black Politician's Story

Searching for Red Eagle: A Personal Journey into the Spirit World of Native America

A Season of Night: New Orleans Life after Katrina

So the Heffners Left McComb

Soldier's Son

Some Notes on River Country

Sundays Down South: A Pastor's Stories

Teacher: Two Years in the Mississippi Delta

Things like the Truth: Out of My Later Years

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

Unsung Valor: A GI's Story of World War II

Walking on Air: The Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

What Moves at the Margin: Selected Nonfiction

Why I Left America and Other Essays

Willie: The Life of Willie Morris

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


The Writing Life


Happy November! As the holidays draw near, we hope books are on your list to give! That’s why, in honor of #GivingTuesday, we’ll be donating one book to Big House Books for every book purchased from our website this month. Big House Books is a non-profit, volunteer organization that sends free books by request to prisoners in Mississippi correctional facilities in order to promote

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