Memphis Going Down

100 Year History of Memphis Music Originally published as “Goin’ Back to Memphis,” this book was a finalist for the prestigious Gleason Award, previously given out annually by Rolling Stone magazine, BMI, and New York University. The stories in Memphis Going Down are...

Scotty & Elvis

Buy on Amazon By Scotty Moore and James L. Dickerson Scotty & Elvis Aboard the Mystery Train Non-Fiction | Music Memoir When Elvis Presley first showed up at Sam Phillips’s Memphis-based Sun Records studio, he was a shy teenager in search of a sound. Phillips...

That’s Alright, Elvis

Buy on Amazon By Scotty Moore with James L. Dickerson That’s Alright, Elvis The Untold Story of Elvis’s First Guitarist and Manager, Scotty Moore When Elvis Presley first showed up at Sam Phillip’s Memphis-based Sun Records studio, he was a shy teenager in...

Yellow Fever Still a Threat

Long before COVID killed hundreds of thousands of Americans, yellow fever was THE disease to be feared, not just because no one at the time knew what caused it, but because of the terrible ways in which it killed. Sartoris Literary is pleased to reprint James L....

Penis Politics

Buy on Amazon Buy on Barnes & Noble By Karen Hinton PENIS POLITICS A Memoir of Women, Men and Power This is a compelling coming-of-age story, set both in small-town Mississippi and big-city New York, with a long layover in the nation’s capital. Karen Hinton...