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Nashville Native Orchids

Astonishing Science and Mysterious Folklore

Soraya Cates Parr

May 2024

Strong Inside

Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South

Andrew Maraniss, Derrick E. White, Louis Moore

March 2024

From Dixie to Rocky Top

Music and Meaning in Southeastern Conference Football

Carrie Tipton

October 2023

Malicious Intent

Murder and the Perpetuation of Jim Crow Health Care

David Barton Smith

October 2023

Welcome to Capitol Hill

Fifty Years of Scandal in Tennessee Politics

Joel Ebert, Erik Schelzig, Bill Haslam, David Boucher

August 2023

Deep Dish Conversations

Voices of Social Change in Nashville

Jerome Moore, Sekou Franklin, Jorge Salles Diaz, Carlos Lara, Christiane Buggs, Calvin Bryant, Dawn Deaner, Jamel Campbell-Gooch, Joshua Black, Rahim Buford, Sheila Calloway, Theeda Murphy, Tim Wise, Will Acuff, Marcus Trotter-Lockett, Emma Crownover

May 2023

We Shall Overcome

Press Photographs of Nashville during the Civil Rights Era

Kathryn E. Delmez, John Lewis

May 2023

Americana Portrait Sessions

Jeff Fasano, Mary Gauthier, Edd Hurt

April 2023

A Word on Words

The Best of John Seigenthaler's Interviews

Pat Toomay, Frye Gaillard, Andrew Maraniss, Arna Bontemps, John Egerton, John Lewis, David Halberstam, Jesse Hill Ford, Pat Conroy, Ann Patchett, Dori Sanders, Alice Randall, Nikki Giovanni, Marshall Chapman, Marty Stuart, Rodney Crowell, Waylon Jennings, Kinky Friedman, Charles Fountain, William Marshall, William Price Fox, Jon Meacham, Doris Kearns Goodwin, David Maraniss, John Michael Seigenthaler

March 2023

Ghosts Over the Boiler

Voices from Alabama's Death Row

Project Hope to Abolish the Death Penalty, Katie Owens-Murphy

March 2023

Everyday Justice

A Legal Aid Story

Ashley Wiltshire

January 2023


David Duke, America's Wildest Election, and the Rise of the Far Right

Brian Fairbanks

October 2022

Hot Spot

A Doctor's Diary From the Pandemic

Alex Jahangir, Katie Seigenthaler, James E. K. Hildreth

September 2022

The People’s Plaza

Sixty-Two Days of Nonviolent Resistance

Justin Jones, William J. Barber II

August 2022

The Advice King Anthology

Chris Crofton, Tracy Moore, Nick Gazin

April 2022

We Should Soon Become Respectable

Nashville's Own Timothy Demonbreun

Elizabeth Elkins

March 2022

To Care for the Sick and Bury the Dead

African American Lodges and Cemeteries in Tennessee

Leigh Ann Gardner

February 2022

The Sculpture of William Edmondson

Tombstones, Garden Ornaments, and Stonework

Marin R. Sullivan, Renee Ater, Kela Jackson, Ellen Macfarlane, Anne Monahan, Betsy Phillips, Learotha Williams Jr.

September 2021

Mastodons to Mississippians

Adventures in Nashville's Deep Past

Aaron Deter-Wolf, Tanya M. Peres

August 2021

Voyage of the Adventure

Retracing the Donelson Party's Journey to the Founding of Nashville

John Guider, Jeff Sellers, Albert Bender Jr, Learotha Williams Jr., Carroll Van West

August 2021

I'll Take You There

Exploring Nashville's Social Justice Sites

Amie Thurber, Learotha Williams Jr.

May 2021

Hot, Hot Chicken

A Nashville Story

Rachel Louise Martin

March 2021

Greetings from New Nashville

How a Sleepy Southern Town Became "It" City

Steve Haruch

October 2020

Hidden Nature

Wild Southern Caves

Michael Ray Taylor

August 2020

Architecture of Middle Tennessee

The Historic American Buildings Survey

Thomas B. Brumbaugh, Martha I. Strayhorn, Gary G. Gore, Aja Bain

August 2020

Murals of North Nashville Now

Kathryn E. Delmez

December 2019


Growth in the "It" City

Shaun Giles

September 2019

Crossing the Aisle

How Bipartisanship Brought Tennessee to the Twenty-First Century and Could Save America

Keel Hunt

November 2018

Breach of Peace

Portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders

Eric Etheridge

September 2018

People Only Die of Love in Movies

Film Writing by Jim Ridley

Jim Ridley, Steve Haruch

June 2018


The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal

Keel Hunt, John L. Seigenthaler, Lamar Alexander

November 2017

TennCare, One State's Experiment with Medicaid Expansion

Christina Juris Bennett

September 2014

American Ballads

The Photographs of Marty Stuart

Kathryn E. Delmez, Marty Stuart, Susan H. Edwards

July 2014

Magdalene House

A Place about Mercy

Sarah VanHooser Suiter

May 2012

Creation Story

Gee's Bend Quilts and the Art of Thornton Dial

Mark W. Scala

May 2012

The Slaw and the Slow Cooked

Culture and Barbecue in the Mid-South

James R. Veteto, Edward M. Maclin

January 2012

With Music and Justice for All

Some Southerners and Their Passions

Frye Gaillard

March 2008

Vanderbilt Law School

Aspirations and Realities

D. Don Welch

February 2008

Peabody College

From a Frontier Academy to the Frontiers of Teaching and Learning

Paul K. Conkin

November 2002

Vanderbilt Divinity School

Education, Contest and Change

Dale A. Johnson

February 2002

Classical Nashville

Athens of the South

Christine M. Kreyling, Wesley Paine, Charles W. Warterfield, Susan Ford Wiltshire

October 1996