Patti Callahan Henry

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, journalist and author, Bragg has written twelve books, including two best-selling memoirs,  Ava’s Man and All Over but the Shouting. The acclaimed biography,  Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story, tells the story of the American music legend, a giant in early rock and roll and in country music.  During his career, Bragg has worked for numerous newspapers, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and  St. Petersburg Times.  He taught writing at Harvard University, the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, Boston University,  and others.

Bragg  lives in Alabama and writes a monthly column for Southern Living magazine. He is a regular contributor to Garden & Gun magazine and is currently a writing professor at The University of Alabama’s Journalism program in  its College of Communication and Information Sciences. 

Surviving Savannah

It was called "The Titanic of the South." The luxury steamship sank in 1838 with Savannah's elite on board; through time, their fates were forgotten--until the wreck was found, and now their story is finally being told in this breathtaking novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Mrs. Lewis.


When Savannah history professor Everly Winthrop is asked to guest-curate a new museum collection focusing on artifacts recovered from the steamship Pulaski, she's shocked. The ship sank after a boiler explosion in 1838, and the wreckage was discovered, 180 years later. Everly can't resist the opportunity to try to solve some of the mysteries and myths surrounding the devastating night of its sinking.