Frye Gaillard http://apr.org en The Books That Mattered: A Reader's Memoir http://apr.org/post/books-mattered-readers-memoir <p></p><p>“The Books That Mattered: A Reader’s Memoir”</p><p>Author: Frye Gaillard</p><p>Publisher: NewSouth Books</p><p>Pages: 206</p><p>Price: $27.95 (Cloth)</p><p>A few writers, even in mid-career, will deny that they read anything much. Faulkner denied, disingenuously, that he had read Joyce’s “Ulysses,” for example, probably for fear readers would feel he had been unduly influenced by Joyce’s stream-of-consciousness experiments.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 17:45:55 +0000 Don Noble 19918 at http://apr.org The Books That Mattered: A Reader's Memoir With Music and Justice for All: Some Southerners and their Passions http://apr.org/post/music-and-justice-all-some-southerners-and-their-passions <p>Frye Gaillard, now writer-in residence at the University of South Alabama, has earned a place on the top shelf of interpreters of the recent South. This is the shelf occupied by popular writers such as Hal Crowther and Roy Blount Jr. and academic scholars such as Wayne Flynt.</p> Thu, 04 Sep 2008 17:08:00 +0000 Don Noble 1674 at http://apr.org With Music and Justice for All: Some Southerners and their Passions In the Path of the Storms: Bayou La Batre, Coden, and the Alabama Coast http://apr.org/post/path-storms-bayou-la-batre-coden-and-alabama-coast <p>This degree of cruelty at the hands of government was not to be matched again until 2005, when the citizens of Alabama looked to FEMA and other government agencies for aid after Katrina.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2008 14:20:00 +0000 Don Noble 1661 at http://apr.org In the Path of the Storms: Bayou La Batre, Coden, and the Alabama Coast Prophet from Plains: Jimmy Carter and His Legacy http://apr.org/post/prophet-plains-jimmy-carter-and-his-legacy <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-535005a55987f-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-535005a55987f-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="535005a55987f-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-627903.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>The joke among pundits is he used the presidency "as a stepping stone to greatness." Gaillard reevaluates both the Carter presidency and the years since, neither </p> <p>canonizing nor castigating.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2007 19:11:00 +0000 Don Noble 1579 at http://apr.org Prophet from Plains: Jimmy Carter and His Legacy Cradle of Freedom http://apr.org/post/cradle-freedom <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-535005a5562cb-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-535005a5562cb-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="535005a5562cb-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-449856.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Why was Alabama so important? Because Birmingham was understood to be the most segregated city in America and the meanest--the toughest nut to crack.<br /><br /></p> <p><i>This is Don Noble's 100th book review for Alabama Public Radio.</i></p> Mon, 30 Aug 2004 14:53:00 +0000 Don Noble 1277 at http://apr.org Cradle of Freedom