Books by John Egerton

Released: Oct. 14, 2002

"A delicious feast, as well as a thoughtful celebration of regional culture."
Egerton assembles more than four dozen previously published pieces by writers such as Nikki Giovanni and Roy Blount Jr., offering the same serendipitous delights as time spent on a front porch of a summer evening enjoying good food and good talk. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 18, 1994

"Newcomers will learn a great deal from the author's inspired conceptualization but will need frequent respites from the flood of humanity he presents. (48 pages photos, not seen)"
Egerton's examination of the South in the period immediately preceding the civil rights movement is less history through group biography than history through cameo appearance. Read full book review >