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And for the historically minded ...
Here’s how we got here from the series debut in January 1999:

JANUARY 1999
The Memory of Old Jack
by Wendell Berry

FEBRUARY 1999
The Secrets of a Fire King
by Kim Edwards

MARCH 1999
Passing for Black
by Wade Hall

APRIL 1999
Storming Heaven
by Denise Giardina

MAY 1999
The Natural Man
by Ed McClanahan

JUNE 1999
Scissors, Paper, Rock
by Fenton Johnson

JULY 1999
Midnight Magic
by Bobbie Ann Mason

AUGUST 1999
Come and Go, Molly Snow
by Mary Ann Taylor-Hall

SEPTEMBER 1999
The Scourges of Heaven
by David Dick

OCTOBER 1999
The Healing
by Gayl Jones

NOVEMBER 1999
Shuck Beans, Stack Cakes, and Honest Fried Chicken
by Ronni Lundy

DECEMBER 1999
The Same River Twice
by Chris Offutt

JANUARY 2000
The Last Day
by Glenn Kleier

FEBRUARY 2000
The Dollmaker
by Harriette Arnow

MARCH 2000
When Cuba Conquered Kentucky
by Marianne Walker

APRIL 2000
Kinfolks
by Gurney Norman

MAY 2000
Rice
by Nikky Finney

JUNE 2000
Icy Sparks
by Gwyn Hyman Rubio

JULY 2000
Ahab’s Wife
by Sena Jeter Naslund

AUGUST 2000
Collectors
by Paul Griner

SEPTEMBER 2000
The Wall Between
by Anne Braden

OCTOBER 2000
No Good Deed
by Lynn Hightower

NOVEMBER 2000
Short of the Glory
by Tracy Campbell

DECEMBER 2000
Sorrowful Mysteries and Other Stories
by Normandi Ellis

JANUARY 2001
All the King’s Men
by Robert Penn Warren

FEBRUARY 2001
Lincoln of Kentucky
by Lowell H. Harrison

MARCH 2001
Creeker: A Woman’s Journey
by Linda Scott DeRosier

APRIL 2001
Affrilachia
by Frank X Walker

MAY 2001
The Bean Trees
by Barbara Kingsolver

JUNE 2001
Aunt Jane of Kentucky
by Eliza Calvert Hall

JULY 2001
Kentuckiana
by Johnny Payne

AUGUST 2001
Slender Is the Thread
by Harry Caudill

SEPTEMBER 2001
Blackberries, Blackberries
by Crystal Wilkinson

OCTOBER 2001
‘O’ Is for Outlaw
by Sue Grafton

NOVEMBER 2001
BattleFire!
by Col. Arthur L. Kelly

DECEMBER 2001
Clear Springs
by Bobbie Ann Mason

JANUARY 2002
The Man Who Fell to Earth
by Walter Tevis

FEBRUARY 2002
Clotel, or, The President’s Daughter
by William Wells Brown

MARCH 2002
Home and Beyond
edited by Morris Allen Grubbs

APRIL 2002
Lawrence Booth’s Book of Visions
by Maurice Manning

MAY 2002
Aging with Grace
by David Snowdon

JUNE 2002
Payne Hollow: Life on the Fringe of Society
by Harlan Hubbard

JULY 2002
Hell’s Angels
by Hunter S. Thompson

AUGUST 2002
Clay’s Quilt
by Silas House

SEPTEMBER 2002
The Believers
by Janice Holt Giles

OCTOBER 2002
Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet
by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

NOVEMBER 2002
Nathan Coulter
by Wendell Berry

DECEMBER 2002
Come Back to the Farm
by Jesse Stuart

JANUARY 2003
Modern Medea
by Steven Weisenburger

FEBRUARY 2003
Yates Paul, His Grand Flights, His Tootings
by James Baker Hall

MARCH 2003
Hell and Ohio: Stories of Southern Appalachia
by Chris Holbrook

APRIL 2003
Earth Bones
by Richard Taylor

MAY 2003
Horse of a Different Color
by Jim Squires

JUNE 2003
The Poisonwood Bible
by Barbara Kingsolver

JULY 2003
Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood
by bell hooks

AUGUST 2003
Ruby River
by Lynn Pruett

SEPTEMBER 2003
Water Street
by Crystal Wilkinson

OCTOBER 2003
Southern Food: At Home, on the Road, in History
by John Egerton

NOVEMBER 2003
River of Earth
by James Still

DECEMBER 2003
Thomas Merton: Essential Writings
edited by Christine M. Bochen

JANUARY 2004
Four Spirits
by Sena Jeter Naslund

FEBRUARY 2004
Thomas D. Clark of Kentucky: An Uncommon Life in the Commonwealth
edited by John Kleber

MARCH 2004
Drinking Coffee Elsewhere
by ZZ Packer

APRIL 2004
Rafting Rise
by Joe Survant

MAY 2004
Judge
by Dwight Allen

JUNE 2004
Newfound
by Jim Wayne Miller

JULY 2004
It Was the Goodness of the Place
by Lucinda Dixon Sullivan

AUGUST 2004
How She Knows What She Knows About Yo-Yos
by Mary Ann Taylor-Hall

SEPTEMBER 2004
Keeping Faith: A Skeptic’s Journey
by Fenton Johnson

OCTOBER 2004
Dancing on the Edge of the Roof
by Sheila Williams

NOVEMBER 2004
A Parchment of Leaves
by Silas House

DECEMBER 2004
A Kentucky Christmas
edited by George Ella Lyon

JANUARY 2005
What My Heart Wants To Tell
by Verna Mae Slone

FEBRUARY 2005
Evil Necessity: Slavery and Political Culture in Antebellum Kentucky
by Harold D. Tallant

MARCH 2005
One Vacant Chair
by Joe Coomer

APRIL 2005
Poetry Special!
Living in the Resurrection
by T. Crunk
The World Is Round
by Nikky Finney
Sleeping Late on Judgment Day
by Jane Mayhall
Ultima Thule
by Davis McCombs
Buffalo Dance: The Journey of York
by Frank X Walker

MAY 2005
The Frontiersmen
by Allan Eckert

JUNE 2005
Strange Birds in the Tree of Heaven
by Karen Salyer McElmurray

JULY 2005
The Barbarian Parade: Or, Pursuit of the Un-American Dream
by Kirby Gann

AUGUST 2005
Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism
by Bob Edwards

SEPTEMBER 2005
A Taste of the Sweet Apple
by Jo Anna Holt Watson

OCTOBER 2005
Bearskin to Holly Fork: Stories from Appalachia
by Bob Sloan

NOVEMBER 2005
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water
by Michael Dorris

DECEMBER 2005
The Way West
by A.B. Guthrie Jr.

JANUARY 2006
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter
by Kim Edwards

FEBRUARY 2006
On the Right Side of a Dream
by Sheila Williams

MARCH 2006
Deaf Hearing Boy: A Memoir
by R.H. Miller

APRIL 2006
Poetry double feature!

A Garden in Kentucky
by Jane Gentry (Vance)
A Simple Human Motion
by Jeff Worley

MAY 2006
Lonesome Road
by Martha Bennett Stiles

JUNE 2006
Of Woods & Waters: A Kentucky Outdoors Reader
edited by Ron Ellis

JULY 2006
Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War
by Charles Bracelen Flood

AUGUST 2006
Teasing Secrets from the Dead
by Emily Craig

OCTOBER 2006
Ghosts of Old Louisville
by David Dominé

DECEMBER 2006
Appalachian Home Cooking: History, Culture, and Recipes
by Mark F. Sohn

FEBRUARY 2007
Touch Wood
by Joe Ashby Porter

JUNE 2007
The Time of Man
by Elizabeth Madox Roberts


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