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As my title says, this is a must-read for all fans of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. I am a slightly bigger fan of investigative journalism than of poetic prose, so having just... Read morePublished 4 months ago by J. Hagenbuch
I have read "Let us Now praise Famous Men" twice, years apart.
Most folks don't make it clear through the book I am told. Read more
What happened to the families of the 1930's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men? This work with honesty and respect offers the rest of the story. Read morePublished 9 months ago by O
This book won a Pulitzer for its treatment of the topic of poverty in Alabama. The follow-up to the Agee and Evans work of 25 years previous was detailed, focused, and the... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Max Skidmore
After being mesmerized by the snapshot presented in "Cotton Tenants" (the publishing of James Agee's original Fortune magazine article detailing three Alabama cotton farming... Read morePublished 13 months ago by DACHokie
I enjoyed this book. It is interesting to see how the same economic conditions/systems have been in place for generations and generations. Read morePublished 24 months ago by wolfman2911
Reading the twoo books - written fifty years one after the other - let you understand many of policy. An experience of living history.Published on March 18, 2011 by Bruno Flament
Fascinating book for those who have an interest in the rural south of the depression era and its subsequent evolution.Published on November 22, 2009 by Thomas E. Simpson Pa