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Natural State
Howard Baker and John Netherton team up for pleasing book of outdoor photographs. [08-07-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Fraternal Disorder
New Groucho biography reveals the tragedy behind the comedy. [07-31-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Alice Still Lives Here
Celebrating the definitive edition of the annotated "Alice in Wonderland." [07-10-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Publish or Perish
In this age of megacorporations, small publishers are still flourishing and represent a vital niche in the book-publishing business. Nashville is home to several noteworthy small presses. [06-26-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

First Love
Mark Twain takes on the first couple. [06-26-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Take a Hike
New volume takes a look at the history of walking. [06-05-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Ripe for Discovery
New book traces history of classic jazz tune "Strange Fruit." [05-15-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

The River of Life
Four years ago, a solitary man swam the Cumberland River's entire 700 miles to bring attention to its polluted state. That inspired a new group of advocates to work to save the river. [05-08-00]
— Rob Simbeck, NASHVILLE SCENE

Born Leader
Welsh author looks at the life of President Lincoln. [05-01-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Religious Experience
Two Nashvillians explain the Catholic faith with aplomb. [04-24-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Writing the Millennium
Vanderbilt's promising Millennial Gathering should help redefine the school's literary identity. [04-10-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Page Turner
After years of pursuing a career as a writer, Nashvillian Sallie Bissell has finally achieved the sort of success that few writers can claim. [03-28-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Safe at Home
Learning to keep a better house with Cheryl Mendelson. Also, Ian Frazier's "On the Rez." [03-13-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Told in Pictures
It's an illustrated book by a famous children's author. But Raymond Briggs' new book isn't for kids. [03-06-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

God's Dog
Coyotes have been in Middle Tennessee for several decades now, but they're still among nature's most misunderstood creatures. If they're not so harmful, why do they get such a bad rap? [02-28-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Criminal Elements
An interview with Nashville's two best-known mystery writers. [02-14-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Disturbing Dreams
"20th Century Dreams" takes a surreal, caustic look at the past hundred years. [01-10-00]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Eyes to the Skies
Joel Achenbach's entertaining look at our obsession with UFOs. [12-28-99]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

Building a Better Map
Two books look at homosexuality in culture--one tackling gay themes in art, the other looking at what it means to be gay in the South. [12-20-99]
— Michael Sims, NASHVILLE SCENE

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