Originally Posted by Double D's BBQ
Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue by John Shelton Reed was just released the end of October. Great read on history and culture of North Carolina Q along with the joints and the people that made it famous. Some good recipes as well. Kind of a North Carolina version of Peace, Love, and BBQ.
I'm going to second this opinion. Excellent book.
So is Savage Barbeque, but it is more about the sociological and cultural history and impact of bbq.