Alabama Book Festival 2019

The Snail on the Wall will be the official bookseller at the 2019 Alabama Book Festival, to be held in Montgomery on Saturday, April 13. 

We hope you can join us for this day to celebrate southern writers, books, and literature. Our on-site store will have books by all the guest authors speaking at the festival that day. Below is a list of most of the books we'll have on hand. Authors will be available to meet guests and sign books after their panels.

If you can't make it in person, let The Snail get signed books for you and deliver/ship them to you after the festival. Just add any of the books below to your cart, and then, at checkout, comment that you'd like these books signed.

If you have any questions or special requests, e-mail us here.

The Truth About Aaron: My Journey to Understand My Brother Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062872715
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Published: Harper - October 30th, 2018

House is an Enigma (Cowles Poetry Prize Winner) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780997926286
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Published: Southeast Missouri State Univ Press - October 2018

A Friend Is a Gift You Give Yourself Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643130583
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Published: Pegasus Books - March 5th, 2019

Known by Salt Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781934695609
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Published: Anhinga Press - January 10th, 2019

The House Across the Road Cover Image
By Jim Buford, Bert Hitchcock (Foreword by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780982215111
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Published: Mindbridge Press - March 9th, 2010

The Land of Grace Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781604892062
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Published: Livingston Press (AL) - July 10th, 2018

An Anatomy of Beasts Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062644244
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 16th, 2019

A Conspiracy of Stars Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062644213
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 2nd, 2018

Best Dog Hikes Alabama Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781493033942
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Published: Falcon Press Publishing - March 2019

Closed Ranks: The Whitehurst Case in Post-Civil Rights Montgomery Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781588383624
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Published: NewSouth Books - November 2018

Drive-By Truckers' Southern Rock Opera (33 1/3 #133) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781501331787
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - October 18th, 2018

The One True Barbecue: Fire, Smoke, and the Pitmasters Who Cook the Whole Hog Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476793986
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Published: Atria Books - May 30th, 2017

A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781588383440
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Published: NewSouth Books - August 28th, 2018

Amy Biehl’s Last Home: A Bright Life, a Tragic Death, and a Journey of Reconciliation in South Africa Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780821423219
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Published: Ohio University Press - June 13th, 2018

One Taste Too Many (A Sarah Blair Mystery #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781496719478
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Published: Kensington - December 18th, 2018

The Infamous Birmingham Axe Murders: Prohibition Gangsters and Vigilante Justice (True Crime) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781625858979
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Published: History Press - March 26th, 2018

The Vain Conversation Cover Image
By Anthony Grooms, Clarence Major (Foreword by), T. Geronimo Johnson (Afterword by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781611178821
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Published: University of South Carolina Press - March 2018

Lizards and Snakes of Alabama (Gosse Nature Guides) Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780817359164
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Published: University Alabama Press - February 12th, 2019

Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy Cover Image
By Nicole Seitz (Editor), Jonathan Haupt (Editor), Barbra Streisand (Foreword by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780820354484
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Published: University of Georgia Press - September 15th, 2018

Alabama Spitfire: The Story of Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird Cover Image
By Bethany Hegedus, Erin McGuire (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062456700
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 23rd, 2018

Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481442657
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2016

Grandfather Gandhi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781442423657
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 11th, 2014

Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780785224501
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Published: Thomas Nelson - October 2nd, 2018

Devils Within Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781510714564
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Published: Sky Pony - October 31st, 2017

The Disappearing ACT: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780881466522
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Published: Mercer University Press - March 2018

Beloved Mother Cover Image
By Laura Hunter, Maria Yasaka Beck (Designed by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781934610985
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Published: Bluewater Publications - April 2019

Treeborne: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781250169082
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Published: Picador - June 5th, 2018

Dark // Thing: Poems Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780807170601
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Published: LSU Press - February 12th, 2019

To Dream Is To Die Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781793007452
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Published: Independently Published - January 2019

Love, Agnes: Postcards from an Octopus Cover Image
By Irene Latham, Thea Baker (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781512439939
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Published: Millbrook Press (Tm) - October 2018

Meet Miss Fancy Cover Image
By Irene Latham, John Holyfield (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399546686
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2019

Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781512404425
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - January 2018

Don't Feed the Boy Cover Image
By Irene Latham, Stephanie Graegin (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250044280
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Published: Square Fish - June 24th, 2014

Leaving Gee's Bend Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781588383327
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Published: NewSouth Books - April 21st, 2017

Ernestine's Milky Way Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524714840
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 5th, 2019

Mend: Poems (University Press of Kentucky New Poetry & Prose) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780813176277
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - September 26th, 2018

Brooding: Arias, Choruses, Lullabies, Follies, Dirges, and a Duet (Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780820353074
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Published: University of Georgia Press - March 2018

The Moon over Wapakoneta: Fictions and Science Fictions from Indiana and Beyond Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781573660686
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Published: Fiction Collective 2 - September 18th, 2018

The Listener Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781587676130
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Published: Cemetery Dance Publications - February 27th, 2018

Boy's Life Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781416577782
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Published: Gallery Books - July 2008

Gone South Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781416577799
Availability: Backordered
Published: Gallery Books - October 14th, 2008

1865 Alabama: From Civil War to Uncivil Peace Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9780817319533
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Published: University Alabama Press - September 12th, 2017

The Million-Dollar Man Who Helped Kill a President: George Washington Gayle and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9781611213942
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Published: Savas Beatie - November 2nd, 2018

Undefeated: From Basketball to Battle: West Point's Perfect Season 1944 Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781612005119
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Published: Casemate - November 16th, 2018

The Annotated Pickett's History of Alabama: And Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi, from the Earliest Period Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9781588380326
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Published: NewSouth Books - October 2018

Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780807064498
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Published: Beacon Press - September 18th, 2018

May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781469638607
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 19th, 2018

Long Alabama Summer Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781635343526
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Published: Finishing Line Press - December 2017

The Graceland Conspiracy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781732270718
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Published: Mindbridge Press - April 2019

House of Rose Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781603817585
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Published: Camel Press - November 13th, 2018

Southern Writers on Writing Cover Image
By Susan Cushman (Editor), Alan Lightman (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781496815002
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - May 16th, 2018

My Year in the Middle Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763692315
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Published: Candlewick - July 10th, 2018

American Pop: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062697745
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Published: William Morrow - February 5th, 2019

The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781588383945
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Published: NewSouth Books - January 15th, 2019

Into White Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250158970
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Published: Square Fish - August 28th, 2018

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