Great Books from Appalachia (that aren't Hilbilly Elegy)

With the release of the film version of Hilbilly Elegy,

we thought we'd offer a list of great books about Appalachia.

You'll find fiction, poetry, and non-fiction.

 

Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy Cover Image
By Anthony Harkins (Editor), Meredith McCarroll (Editor)
$28.99
ISBN: 9781946684790
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Published: West Virginia University Press - February 13th, 2019

Mountains Piled upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene Cover Image
By Jessica Cory (Editor)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781946684905
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Published: West Virginia University Press - August 1st, 2019

F*ckface: And Other Stories Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250259592
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 14th, 2020

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316551304
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Published: Back Bay Books - August 6th, 2019

Southernmost Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616209360
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 4th, 2019

Soul Full of Coal Dust: A Fight for Breath and Justice in Appalachia Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316299473
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 18th, 2020

Weedeater: An Illustrated Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780821424063
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Published: Ohio University Press - February 18th, 2020

Last Will, Last Testament Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781936628490
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Published: Accents Publishing - April 1st, 2019

What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780998904146
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Published: Belt Publishing - February 6th, 2018

Any Other Place: Stories Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781949467000
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Published: Blair - April 23rd, 2019

Sugar Run: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616209810
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 8th, 2019

Over the Plain Houses Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781938235344
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Published: Hub City Press - September 19th, 2017

When These Mountains Burn Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536888
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 18th, 2020

To the Bones Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781946684981
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Published: West Virginia University Press - April 25th, 2019