Books by Alex Heard

NON-FICTION
Released: May 11, 2010

"Due to the suspicion of Communist intentions at the time, the widely accepted defamation of Hawkins's character and the outrageous injustice against blacks systematically practiced in the South, there is no way to discover 'what really happened.' However, the author undertakes painstaking detective work to engagingly explore an era of deep-seated racial hatred."
A thorough revisiting of the 1945 Mississippi black-white rape case that ended in the electric chair. Read full book review >
APOCALYPSE PRETTY SOON by Alex Heard
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Overall, a humorous and well-written attempt to understand our ongoing fascination with the apocalypse."
New York Times Magazine journalist Heard uncovers some truly memorable manifestations of millennial fervor in this quasi-ethnography. Read full book review >