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 Fall 2017. Click the categories on the left for our full lists in those subject areas.

Goat Castle

Goat Castle

A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox

Chocolate City

Chocolate City

A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Chris Myers Asch, George Derek Musgrove

Redemption

Redemption

Carolina Basketball's 2016–2017 Journey from Heartbreak to History

Adam Lucas, Steve Kirschner, Matt Bowers, Roy Williams

The Farmhouse Chef

The Farmhouse Chef

Recipes and Stories from My Carolina Farm

Jamie DeMent

Ham

Ham

a Savor the South® cookbook

Damon Lee Fowler

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

The Battle of Peach Tree Creek

Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Earl J. Hess

Welcome to Fairyland

Welcome to Fairyland

Queer Miami before 1940

Julio Capó Jr.

Twenty-Five Short Plays

Twenty-Five Short Plays

Selected Works from the University of North Carolina Long Story Shorts Festival, 2011–2015

Dana Coen

Color and Character

Color and Character

West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Pamela Grundy

Beyond the Crossroads

Beyond the Crossroads

The Devil and the Blues Tradition

Adam Gussow

New Voyages to Carolina

New Voyages to Carolina

Reinterpreting North Carolina History

Larry E. Tise, Jeffrey J. Crow

North Carolina Troops 1861-1865: A Roster, Volume 20

North Carolina Troops 1861-1865: A Roster, Volume 20

Generals, Staff Officers, and Militia

Matthew Brown, Michael Coffey