This Goodly Land

On This Day in Alabama Literary History

  • In 1963, All the Way Home, a movie version of Alabama author James Agee's book A Death in the Family, is released.
  • In 1976, Part 2 of The Biscuit Eater, a movie version of the story by Alabama author James H. Street, is broadcast as part of the Wonderful World of Disney television series.

From Sand Mountain to Bayou La Batre, Alabama’s literary heritage is as rich as its geography. This Goodly Land is a dynamic portal through which the world can explore Alabama’s diverse literary landscape. Join us on this tour of Alabama’s literary abundance, past and present.

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