Weekly Book List, February 22, 2013

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES

Been Coming Through Some Hard Times: Race, History, and Memory in Western Kentucky by Jack Glazier (University of Tennessee Press; 304 pages; $48). Combines history and ethnography in a study of Hopkinsville, Ky.

Pimping Fictions: African American Crime Literature and the Untold Story of Black Pulp Publishing by Justin Gifford (Temple University Press; 216 pages; $74.50 hardcover, $24.95 paperback). Combines