cover image The Last Train North

The Last Train North

Clifton L. Taulbert. Penguin Books, $12 (208pp) ISBN 978-0-14-024478-6

Taulbert reflects on his childhood in the segregated but amiable town of Glen Allan, Miss., during the 1950s and his move in 1963 to St. Louis, where he eventually founded his own marketing company. (May)