Looking for Mr. Nashville: “We Should Soon Become Respectable” Explores the History of One of Tennessee’s Most Complicated Characters

A review of Elizabeth Elkins’ nonfiction book, “We Should Soon Become Respectable: Nashville’s Own Timothy Demonbreun.”

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Facing the Music: The Ballad of North Carolina’s One-man Crime Wave

A review of Trevor McKenzie’s book, “Otto Wood, the Bandit: The Freighthopping Thief, Bootlegger, and Convicted Murderer Behind the Appalachian Ballads.”

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The Rise and Fall of a Southern Hotbed of Vice

In “The Vapors,” David Hill tells the all-but-forgotten story of the Arkansas town that punched far above its weight as one of America’s early playgrounds for the rich and famous – and for millions of others who wanted to hobnob with the one percent.

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“Acadian Driftwood”: A True Story of Loss and Survival Spanning Generations

Tyler LeBlanc’s “Acadian Driftwood” is a true story of loss and survival spanning generations.

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