Books by Peter Applebome

Released: May 1, 2003

"A sweet-hearted account of the author's adventures, as well as a reasoned critique of institutional shortcomings."
For the sake of his son, duck-out-of-water New York Times writer Applebome (Dixie Rising, 1996) joins the Boy Scout ranks. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

Cogent political and cultural reportage proves a strikingly simple, if seemingly incongruous, theorem: With the rise of the so- called ``New South,'' the nation has come to resemble the region, not vice versa, as is widely assumed. ``Think of a place that's bitterly antigovernment and fiercely individualistic, where race is a constant subtext to daily life, and God and guns run through public discourse like an electric current,'' writes Applebome, a New York Times reporter and former chief of the paper's Houston and Atlanta bureaus. Read full book review >