Monday, June 09, 2008

Father of the "Rough South" Genre

As far back as I could remember, I had longed and lusted for an unlimited supply of books . . . When I got to my first duty station and walked into the base library, it was like throwing a starving man a turkey. I did my time in the Corps with a book always at hand.

~ Classic Crews p12
Harry Crews

The Gospel Singer (1968)
Naked in Garden Hills (1969)
This Thing Don't Lead To Heaven (1970)
Karate is a Thing of the Spirit (1971)
Car (1972)
The Hawk is Dying (1973)
The Gypsy's Curse (1974)
A Feast of Snakes (1976)
The Enthusiast (1981)
All We Need of Hell (1987)
The Knockout Artist (1988)
Body (1990)
Scar Lover (1992)
Classic Crews: A Harry Crews Reader (1993) Mixture of fiction/nonfiction
The Mulching of America (1995)
Celebration (1998)
Where Does One Go When There's No Place Left To Go? (1998)
An American Family: The Baby With the Curious Markings (2006)

A Childhood: The Biography of a Place (1978)
Blood and Grits (1979)
Florida Frenzy (1982)
2 By Crews (1984)
Madonna at Ringside (1991)