Reading Appalachia

"Twenty-first-century Appalachian authors ... are reinventing Appalachia." - says Kelsey Solomon. Book No Further offers these suggestions for those new to the mountains or already in love with them. 

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What Yo Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia by Elizabeth Catte

How did these stereotypes get started in the first place and why would writers such as JD Vance perpetuate them?

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Appalachian Recokoning

A deeply personal portrait of a place that is at once culturally rich and economically distressed, unique and typically American.

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Wish You Well by David Baldacci

Set in far Southwest Virginia in the 1940s, this Incredibly authentic, lyrical novel tells the story of two children uprooted from their urban home to live in the Appalachian Mountains.

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Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy Cover Image
By Anthony Harkins (Editor), Meredith McCarroll (Editor)
$28.99
ISBN: 9781946684790
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Published: West Virginia University Press - February 13th, 2019

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780767902526
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Published: Crown - May 4th, 1999

Appalachian Mushrooms: A Field Guide Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780821423257
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Published: Ohio University Press - November 6th, 2018

Foxfire Story: Oral Tradition in Southern Appalachia Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780525436317
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Published: Anchor - April 28th, 2020

Travels with Foxfire: Stories of People, Passions, and Practices from Southern Appalachia (Foxfire Series) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780525436294
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Published: Anchor - August 14th, 2018

Salt Rising Bread: Recipes and Heartfelt Stories of a Nearly Lost Appalachian Tradition Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781943366033
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Published: St. Lynn's Press - July 7th, 2016

Gone Home: Race and Roots Through Appalachia Cover Image
$36.84
ISBN: 9781469647036
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - September 24th, 2018

Chasing the Powhatan Arrow: A Travelogue in Economic Geography Cover Image
$21.98
ISBN: 9780996774420
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Published: Pileated Press - October 18th, 2016

After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales Cover Image
$30.51
ISBN: 9781946684554
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Published: West Virginia University Press - October 5th, 2018

The Twisted Ones Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534429567
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - October 1st, 2019

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781492671527
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - May 7th, 2019

Prayers the Devil Answers: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476772813
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Published: Atria Books - May 10th, 2016

Scribe: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978181
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 2nd, 2018

Storming Heaven: A Novel Cover Image
$8.71
ISBN: 9780804102971
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Published: Ivy Books - May 12th, 1988

Weedeater: An Illustrated Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780821424063
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Published: Ohio University Press - February 18th, 2020

Fire Is Your Water: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804012065
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Published: Swallow Press - December 11th, 2018

Young God: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250069245
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Published: Picador - July 7th, 2015