Arkansas Interest

The Education of Ernie Dumas: Chronicles of the Arkansas Political Mind Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945624209
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Published: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies - May 15th, 2019

Like The Education of Henry Adams, the early twentieth-century classic from which this book derives its name, Adams described the ascent, or descent, of a postwar social and political order into something that a few people called modernity.

The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250086112
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 7th, 2020

A 2020 New York Times notable book | One of the Chicago Tribune's best nonfiction books of 2020

"Complex, turbulent, as haunting as a pedal steel solo"
Jonathan Miles, The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)

Hypogrif in Bubbaville: A Memoir of Race, Class and Ego Cover Image
ISBN: 9781087892689
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Published: Indy Pub - July 10th, 2020

Grif Stockley grew up the "rotten-spoiled" son of white landowners in post-WWII eastern Arkansas, "an agricultural paradise or hell, depending on your perspective." Hypogrif in Bubbaville is more than a memoir, for Stockley opens "a window on the dominant white culture" of the Jim Crow-era Mississippi River Delta, exposing his childhood home, his family, and especially himself, to unblinking scrut

The Thinking Spot: A sequel to A Pearl for Kizzy Cover Image
ISBN: 9798649305600
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Published: Independently Published - May 28th, 2020

Arkansas Backstories, Volume Two: Quirks, Characters, and Curiosities of the Natural State Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945624216
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Published: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies - April 15th, 2019

Like its companion book, this second volume of Arkansas Backstories will amaze even the most serious students of the state with surprising insights. How many people are aware that a world-class yodeler from Zinc ran against John F.

Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250271334
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 8th, 2020

The Instant New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller

A candid, riveting account of the Trump White House, on the front lines and behind the scenes.