Frye Gaillard

Books
12:45 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

The Books That Mattered: A Reader's Memoir

Credit www.amazon.com

“The Books That Mattered: A Reader’s Memoir”

Author: Frye Gaillard

Publisher: NewSouth Books

Pages: 206

Price: $27.95 (Cloth)

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.

Read more
Books
12:08 pm
Thu September 4, 2008

With Music and Justice for All: Some Southerners and their Passions

Frye Gaillard

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.

Read more
Books
9:20 am
Mon June 2, 2008

In the Path of the Storms: Bayou La Batre, Coden, and the Alabama Coast

In the Path of the Storms: Bayou La Batre, Coden, and the Alabama Coast

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.

Read more
Don Noble
2:11 pm
Fri September 14, 2007

Prophet from Plains: Jimmy Carter and His Legacy

Author Frye Gaillard

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 canonizing nor castigating.

Prophet from Plains

Read more
Don Noble
9:53 am
Mon August 30, 2004

Cradle of Freedom

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.

This is Don Noble's 100th book review for Alabama Public Radio.

Cradle of Freedom

Read more