Book List in Order:14 titles

  • Harry Blake had everything going his way. He retired from a successful business career. He wrote two novels and won the most prestigious literary award in the country, not to mention a prize of $125,000 in gold coins. Hollywood had decided to make a ...


  • "Larry Brown wrote the way the best singers sing: with honesty, grit, and the kind of raw emotion that stabs you right in the heart. He was a singular American treasure." —Tim McGrawA career-spanning collection, Tiny Love brings together for the...


  • Its been just over a year since Sheriff James Earl was gunned down by what turned our to be three Klu Klux Klan men. James' only and younger brother Joe, who was always known as a carefree fellow loved women, whiskey, cards, and especially cars. He s...


  • A synopsis of the novel is that three unlikely Special Ops Officers are faced with preventing a cerebral terrorist from implementing a sinister, but brilliant attack to bring America and other Western nations to its knees. If the attack is successful...


  • EXCERPTS FROM THE BOOK And, so, in just one shot, on only the second day of Schumacher's [Mall] command, the great eagle investigation and the great bird hunt were launched. "Nutrendom-it stands for Nutritional Health Trend of the Month. Actually, th...


  • Larry Brown has been a force in American literature since taking critics by storm with his debut collection, Facing the Music, in 1988. His subsequent work—five novels, another story collection, and two books of nonfiction—continued to bring ext...


  • In an ambitious narrative structure reminiscent of Robert Altman's classic film Nashville, Larry Brown weaves together the stories of a sprawling cast of eccentric and lovable characters, each embarked on a quest for meaning, fulfillment, and love - ...


  • She's had no education, and you can't call what her father's been trying to give her "love." So at seventeen, Fay Jones leaves home, carrying a purse with half a pack of cigarettes and two dollar bills. She's headed for the bright lights and big time...


  • Father and Son tells the story of five days following Glen Davis’s return to the small Mississippi town where he grew up. Five days. In this daring psychological thriller, these are five days you’ll never forget.Convicted and sentenced on a vehic...






  • Recounting his 17 years as a fireman in his hometown of Oxford, Mississippi, the author of Joe explores what it means to be a friend, a husband, a father, a firefighter, a man. As he interweaves scenes as diverse as raising children, battling deadly ...


  • Hailed as an important voice in contemporary American literary fiction, Larry Brown is the critically acclaimed author of the antiwar novel Dirty Work and the short story collection Big Bad Love. In Joe, an unfulfilled 50-year-old and a desperate 15-...


  • Larry Brown's highly praised novel Dirty Work established him as one of the fiercest and most powerful new voices in Southern literature, a writer who understands the sorrows and joys of everyday life. That same compassionate regard for ordinary peop...


  • Facing the Music, Larry Brown's first book, was originally published in 1988 to wide critical acclaim. As the St. Petersburg Times review pointed out, the central theme of these ten stories “is the ageless collision of man with woman, woman with ma...


  • Braiden Chaney has no arms or legs. Walter James has no face. They lost them in Vietnam, along with other, more vital parts of themselves. Now, twenty-two years later, these two Mississippians -- one black, the other white -- lie in adjoining beds in...