Don Noble

Program Host: Book Reviews

Dr. Noble is the host of APR's book review series as well as host of BOOKMARK which airs on Alabama Public Television.  A widely published scholar specializing in American and Southern literature, Dr. Noble received the Eugene Current-Garcia Award as Alabama's distinguished literary scholar for the year 2000 and was nominated for a Regional Emmy Award in 2006 and 2011.  In addition he is on the planning committee of several literary conferences.

Dr. Noble's book reviews air during Morning Edition and feature works primarily by Alabama writers.  His reviews focus on why these writers are concerned with their particular subjects and how they succeed or fail  in addressing issues of concern to Alabama readers.

Pages

Book Review
10:17 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Pasture Art

    

Title:  Pasture Art
Author:  Marlin Barton

Transcript & Audio to be added soon.

Book Review<
8:00 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Fox is Framed

Title:  Fox is Framed
Author:  Lachlan Smith

Transcript to be added soon.

Read more
Book Review
8:00 am
Mon March 16, 2015

What Stands in a Storm

Title:  What Stands in a Storm
Author:  Kim Cross

Transcript to be added soon.

Read more
Book Review
8:45 am
Mon March 9, 2015

Lost Capitals of Alabama

Title: Lost Capitals of Alabama
Author: Herbert James Lewis

Transcript to be added soon

Read more
Book Review
8:00 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League

Title: Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League
Author: Jonathan Odell

Transcript to be added soon.

Read more
Book Review<
8:00 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Two Children's Books: Seeds of Freedom & The Cats Pajamas

Title: Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama
Author: Hester Bass
Illustrator:  E. B. Lewis

Title:  The Cat's Pajamas
Author & Illustrator:  Daniel Wallace
  

Transcript to be added soon

Read more
Book Review
8:00 am
Mon February 16, 2015

West of Sunset

Title: West of Sunset
Author: Stewart O'Nan

Transcript to be added soon.

Read more
Book Review
11:34 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Diamonds in the Rough

Title: Diamonds in the Rough
Author: James Sanders Day

Audio to be added soon.

Read more
Book Review
8:00 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Better Than Them: The Unmaking of an Alabama Racist

    

Title:  Better Than Them:  The Unmaking of an Alabama Racist
Author: S. McEachin Otts

Transcript to be added soon

Read more
Book Review
8:00 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Driving the King

    

Title: Driving the King
Author: Ravi King

Transcript to be added soon.

Read more
Book Review
8:38 am
Mon January 19, 2015

The Meaning of Human Existence

Title:  The Meaning of Human Existence"
Author:  E.O. Wilson

Transcript to be added soon.

Read more
Book Review
8:00 am
Mon January 12, 2015

The Professor

 Title: The Professor: A Legal Thriller
Author: Robert Bailey
Publisher: Exhibit A
Pages: 404
Price: $14.99 (Paperback)

Robert Bailey, in practice as a civil defense trial lawyer in Huntsville for the past 13 years, has now joined the legion of Alabama attorneys to try their hand at fiction. And it’s not a bad start at all. “The Professor” has believable, interesting characters and, most importantly, pace.

Read more
Book Review
8:00 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Flying Shoes

Title:  Flying Shoes
Author:  Lisa Howorth

Text and transcript to be added soon.

Read more
Book Review
8:00 am
Mon December 29, 2014

The Men We Reaped

Title:  The Men We Reaped
Author:   Jesmyn Ward

Transcript and audio to be added soon.

Book Review
8:00 am
Sun December 21, 2014

Dear Committee Members

Title:  Dear Committee Members
Author: Julie Schumacher

Transcript to be added soon.

Pages