Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

On Account of Sex

In The Woman’s Hour, Elaine Weiss dissects the battle for women’s right to vote

Elaine Weiss’s The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote is a riveting history of the battle to secure voting rights for American women. Weiss will discuss The Woman’s Hour at Parnassus Books in Nashville on March 6, and at the East Tennessee History Center in Knoxville on March 8.

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Setting Fire to Jim Crow

In his latest satiric novel, Gerald Duff skewers the vestiges of antebellum Nashville

Starting from an actual 1967 forum featuring South Carolina Senator Strom Thurmond, Martin Luther King Jr., activist Stokely Carmichael, and beat poet Allen Ginsburg, Gerald Duff’s Nashville Burning looks at three consecutive Aprils of violence and change at Vanderbilt and other parts of the Music City.

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