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Southern Gateways

Southern Gateways

Welcome to UNC Press’s selection of books on all things southern. From southern food and music, Native American folktales and colorful nature guides, to books on southern history and architecture, even ghost stories and sea-faring adventures—we hope you’ll find Southern Gateways the place to find wonderful books about our part of the country.

Whether you’re planning supper or a road trip, or just want to read a good ghost story in the hammock or by the fire, these books provide the information and insight, and perhaps, inspiration to go there, do that, read more.


Below you’ll find new releases for Spring 2018. Click the categories on the left for our full lists in those subject areas.

Edna Lewis

Edna Lewis

At the Table with an American Original

Hardcover

Sara B. Franklin

Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina

Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina

A Guide to Music Sites, Artists, and Traditions of the Mountains and Foothills

Paperback

Fred C. Fussell, Steve Kruger

A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

A Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg

Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

Hardcover

A. Wilson Greene, Gary W. Gallagher

Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas

Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas

A New Guide for Plant Identification and Use in the Coastal Landscape

Paperback

Paul E. Hosier

Carolina Catch

Carolina Catch

Cooking North Carolina Fish and Shellfish from Mountains to Coast

Hardcover

Debbie Moose

The Lives of Chang and Eng

The Lives of Chang and Eng

Siam's Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

Paperback

Joseph Andrew Orser

Distilling the South

Distilling the South

A Guide to Southern Craft Liquors and the People Who Make Them

Hardcover

Kathleen Purvis

Endless Caverns

Endless Caverns

An Underground Journey into the Show Caves of Appalachia

Hardcover

Douglas Reichert Powell

Two Captains from Carolina

Two Captains from Carolina

Moses Grandy, John Newland Maffitt, and the Coming of the Civil War

Paperback

Bland Simpson

Keep the Days

Keep the Days

Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Paperback

Steven M. Stowe

Blackbeard's Sunken Prize

Blackbeard's Sunken Prize

The 300-Year Voyage of Queen Anne's Revenge

Paperback

Mark U. Wilde-Ramsing, Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton

Print News and Raise Hell

Print News and Raise Hell

The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University

Hardcover

Kenneth Joel Zogry