Each title is linked to synopses and additional info.
History, Anthropology, Race, and Environment:
Alabama’s Mitcham Wars – Jerry Elijah Brown
Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, Bicentenial Edition – William Warren Rogers, Leah Rawls Atkins, Wayne Flint, et al.
All God’s Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw – Nate Shaw, compiled by Theodore Rosengarten
Barracoon – Zora Neale Hurston
In Whose Ruins: Power, Possession, and the Landscapes of American Empire – Alicia Puglionesi
Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America – Pekka Hämäläinen
Inside Alabama: A Personal History of My State – Harvey H. Jackson III
Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab – Steve Inskeep
Just Mercy – Bryan Stevenson
The Last Slave Ship – Ben Raines
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men – James Agee and Walker Evans
Salvation on Sand Mountain – Dennis Covington, with Melissa Springer and Jim Neel
Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus – Andrew Douglas, dir.
South to a Very Old Place – Albert Murray
South to America – Imani Perry
This Radical Land – Daegan Miller
To Live in the South, One Has To Be a Scar Lover – Maaike Gouwenberg, Joris Lindhout, eds.
Vision & Justice: A Civic Curriculum – Sarah Lewis, ed.
The World-Ending Fire – Wendell Berry
White Lies (podcast) – Chip Brantley, Andrew Grace
Photo History and Criticism:
But Still It Turns – Paul Graham
Capturing the South: Imagining America’s Most Documented Region – Scott Matthews
Civil Imagination – Ariella Azoulay
The Documentary Impulse – Stuart Franklin
Shot in Alabama – Frances Osborn Robb