Tag: Book Excerpt
Lynn Oldshue reflects on the origins of her popular storytelling series “Our Southern Souls” and the new book it produced.
For manners-conscious folks like writer Audrey McDonald Atkins, the World Wide Web is a perplexing place.
In a touching — and at times hilarious — phone call, the Southern writer discusses loss, his fried chicken philosophy and a new book about his downright “terrible” dog.
Mobile native J. William Lewis talks about his debut novel, a timeless Southern coming-of-age tale that unfolds on the Alabama coast in the 1950s.
Writer Audrey McDonald Atkins discusses a phrase that’s got more to do with respect than age.
Writer Audrey McDonald Atkins knows better than most that Valentine’s Day can be a real kick in the shin.
In a sampling from his newest book, local author and MB contributor John Sledge tells the tale of a German submarine attack on a ship headed for Mobile.
Who better to discuss cheerful or grave matters with than the dearly departed?
Local author Audrey Atkins talks Southern superstitions and the “Dawg Days” of summer in this excerpt from her book, "They Call Me Orange Juice."
Mobile native Michael Knight talks his latest novel — a story about ghosts, secrets and what it means to have a shared past.