IN AN EFFORT TO BE INCLUSIVE, Arkansas history has been broadly defined in the compilation of this bibliography. Some materials, such as genealogical or local history society journals, government documents, and nonprint productions, have been omitted. The Arkansas Historical Quarterly is cited as AHQ.
Barra, Alien. The Last Coach: A Life of Paul "Bear" Bryant. New York: Norton, 2005.
Berry, Chester. Loss of the Sultana & Reminiscences of Survivors. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2005.
Blair, Diane D. and Jay Barth. Arkansas Politics and Government. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. [2nd edition of classic work]
Brown, Maxine. Looking Back to see: A Country Music Memoir. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2005. [memoir from one of the Browns, a singing trio]
Brownderville, Greg Alan. Deep Down in the Delta: Folktales and Poems. Cotton Plant, Arkansas: Doodlum Brothers Press, 2005.
Chism, Stephen. The Afterlife of Leslie Stringfellow: A Nineteenth-Century Southern Family's Experiences with Spiritualism. Fayetteville: Fullcourte Press, 2005. [a Fayetteville family's interaction with the afterlife]
Cochran, Robert. Our Own Sweet Sounds: A Celebration of Popular Music in Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2005. [2nd edition]
Cox, Brian. Tiger Pride: 100 Years of Little Rock Central High Football. Little Rock: Arkansas Business Ventures, 2005.
Dicker, John. The United States of Wal-Mart. New York: Penguin, 2005.
Disfarmer, Mike. Mike Disfarmer: Original Disfarmer Photographs. Alan Trachtenberg and Steven Kasher, eds. New York: Steidle/Steven Kasher Gallery, 2005. [photographs]
_____. Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints. New York: Edwynn Houk Gallery, 2005. [photographs]
Estrich, Susan. The case for Hillary Clinton. New York: Regan Books, 2005.
Feldman, Jay. When the Mississippi Ran Backwards: Empire, Intrigue, Murder, and the New Madrid Earthquakes. New York: Free Press, 2005.
Ferris, Marcie Cohen. Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. [Ferris includes coverage of her native Arkansas delta]
Gallagher, Tim. The Grail Bird: hot on the Trail of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. [rediscovery of the ivorybilled woodpecker in Arkansas]
Gilchrist, Ellen. The Writing Life. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. [memoir]
Harris, John F. The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House. New York: Random House, 2005.
Hirasuna, Delphine and Terry Heffernan. The Art ofGaman: Arts & Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps (1942-1946). New York: Ten Speed Press, 2005.
Hooper, Brad. The Fiction of Ellen Gilchrist: An Appreciation. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2005
Johnson, Ben F. III. John Barleycorn Must Die: The War against Drink in Arkansas. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2005.
Morris, Dick and Eileen McGann. Condi vs. Hillary: The Next Great Presidential Race. New York: Regan Books, 2005.
Prushankin, Jeffery. A Crisis in Confederate Command: Edmund Kirby Smith, Richard Taylor, and the Army of the Trans-Mississippi. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005.
Schroeder, George. Hogs!: A History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. [UA football]
Serebrov, Mari. The Life and Times of W. H. Arnold of Arkansas: Reconstructing the Southern Ideal. West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania: InfinityPublishing.com, 2005.
Soderquist, Don. The Wal-Mart Way: The Inside Story of the Success of the World's Largest Company. New York: Nelson, 2005.
Soll, Beverly. I Dream A World: The Operas of William Grant Still. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2005.
Stockley, Grif. Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. …