Southern Festival of Books

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Brian Fairbanks

Hot Spot

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

The People’s Plaza

Justin Jones, William J. Barber II

The Advice King Anthology

Chris Crofton, Tracy Moore, Nick Gazin


Emily Mendenhall

Natural Consequences

Elia Barceló, Yolanda Molina-Gavilán, Andrea Bell

When a Robot Decides to Die and Other Stories

Francisco García González, Bradley J. Nelson

The Sculpture of William Edmondson

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

Mastodons to Mississippians

Aaron Deter-Wolf, Tanya M. Peres

Voyage of the Adventure

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

I'll Take You There

Amie Thurber, Learotha Williams Jr.

Hot, Hot Chicken

Rachel Louise Martin

Vesna Pavlovic

Vesna Pavlovic, Jelena Vesic, Branislav Dimitrijevic, Jordan Amirkhani, John Curley

Jaguars' Tomb

Angélica Gorodischer, Amalia Gladhart

Hidden Nature

Michael Ray Taylor

Architecture of Middle Tennessee

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

We Shall Overcome

Kathryn E. Delmez, John Lewis

Breach of Peace

Eric Etheridge

People Only Die of Love in Movies

Jim Ridley, Steve Haruch


Keel Hunt, John L. Seigenthaler, Lamar Alexander