My latest reviews about two sharply contrasting books have just been posted on Alabama Writers’ Forum. Deep South Dynasty by Kari Frederickson is a fascinating history of an influential Alabama family, the Bankheads. Barry Marks’s new poetry, My Father Should Die in Winter, examines grief and hope. Check them out at https://www.writersforum.org/news_and_reviews/
My review of D.B. Tipmore’s My Little Town is just published. Check it out here:
My review of Richard Rhodes’s new biography of naturalist Edward O. Wilson, Scientist, is now available on the Alabama Writers’ Forum website.
Two of my recent book reviews have just been published on the Alabama Writers’ Forum website (www.writersforum.org). Fight Songs by Ed Cotton is particularly appropriate on the day of the NCAA college football championship game.
Hank Lazer’s field recordings of mind in morning is a contemplative book of poems which asserts that “living now / must be / elegiac.” The book is accompanied by music by Holland Hopson.
To all of the kind people who responded to my most recent post about missing books (“Page by Page, Measuring a Life”) — Thank You! The books have been found, but I was so moved by the concern and generosity of many.
Here are links to my most recent reviews for Alabama Writers’ Forum:
Blake Ells documents Birmingham, Alabama’s often overlooked rock and alternative music scene in his new book, Magic City Rock: Spaces and Faces of Birmingham’s Scene. I enjoyed reviewing it for Alabama Writers’ Forum. You can read my review here:
Author Rick Bragg is a first class storyteller. Here’s my Alabama Writers’ Forum review of his latest collection of essays: http://www.writersforum.org/news_and_reviews/review_archives.html/article/2021/05/19/where-i-come-from-stories-from-the-deep-south
Here’s a link to my latest book review for Alabama Writers’ Forum. It’s a loving tribute to a life and a marriage. Enjoy:
Here’s my most recent book review for Alabama Writers’ Forum. Hank Lazer is an innovative, exciting, and experienced writer whose new book is a milestone for our current time.