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If All 2009: Related Books of Interest

Related Books of Interest

Narratives from/about the South

Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison

Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories by Doris Betts

Best of the South: From the Second Decade of New Stories from the South edited by Anne Tyler

The Collected Stories of Peter Taylor

The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor

Dairy Queen Days by Robert Inman

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

The Last Girls by Lee Smith

New Stories from the South edited by Shannon Ravenel (annual); 1999 edition includes a          preface by Tony Earley

A Painted House by John Grisham

Narratives about North Carolina


Carolina Moon by Jill McCorkle

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Creatures of Habit by Jill McCorkle

Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

Farewell, I’m Bound to Leave You: Stories by Fred Chappell

Gap Creek by Robert Morgan

I Am One of You Forever by Fred Chappell

July 7 by Jill McCorkle

The Life All Around Me By Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

A Long and Happy Life by Reynolds Price

Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All by Allan Gurganus

Saving Grace by Lee Smith

The Secret of Hurricanes by Theresa Williams

A Short History of a Small Place by T.R. Pearson

A Southern Exposure by Alice Adams

Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier

This Rock by Robert Morgan

Youthful protagonists/Coming-of-Age narratives

Adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain

Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

The Big Rock Candy Mountain by Wallace Stegner

Blueby Joyce Moyer Hostetter

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Housekeeping by Marilyn Robinson

The Songcatcher by Sharyn McCrumb

This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Little House on the Prairie books by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

Plainsong by Kent Haruf

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Recommended by Tony Earley

Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather

My Ántonia by Willa Cather

The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White