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Purr Me Another

A new book shows how working cats earn their keep at Southern distilleries and breweries

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Haunting Melody

Jesmyn Ward’s latest novel expands the Southern canon

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Arts & Culture

Southern Summer Reads

We asked the experts at independent bookstores across the South for the summer reads they’re recommending to book lovers right now

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A Taste for Books

Rick Ellis’s hundreds of cookbooks preserve the South’s history one recipe at a time

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What We’re Reading: Smoldering Love

A journalist delves into the riveting truth behind a series of mysterious fires in Virginia

Arts & Culture

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

It’s been fifty years since two Southern icons made one unforgettable song

Arts & Culture

A New Crop of Botanical Books

Green-thumb your way through a slew of garden-inspired reads, from a farm-fresh cookbook to a collection of essays by beloved Southern naturalists

Why We Love the Gulf

Five Great Gulf-Set Beach Reads

An author and historian shares his reading list for a trip to the Gulf Coast

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A Golfer’s Bucket List

One of the best stories you’ve never heard about Arnold Palmer

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Sixty Years of Southern Food

An interview with writer John T. Edge about his new book, The Potlikker Papers

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The Art of the Centerpiece

A closer look at contemporary floral design in a new book about farm-to-vase flowers

Arts & Culture

Southern Exposure: Hitting the Road with Jack Spencer

Eighty thousand miles with the legendary photographer

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America Through the Lens of Jack Spencer

Traveling eighty thousand miles through forty-eight states, photographer Jack Spencer left no road unexplored

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Diving Deep on the Gulf

A new book inspires an outdoor adventurer’s guide to “America’s Sea”—from Padre Island to Cedar Key

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Jimmy Buffett: A Pirate at 70

The musician’s buoyant new biography sings

Weekend Agenda

View a President’s Paintings

Showcasing President George W. Bush’s tribute to America’s servicemen and women

First Listen

Jessi Colter on The Psalms and Life with Waylon

One of the original country outlaws returns with a new album and a new autobiography

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The Southern Cooks in the President’s Kitchen

Meet three hidden culinary figures who fed America’s First Families

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The Beauty of Sapelo Island

A new coffee table book shares both that far-reaching past and the island’s present-day beauty

Arts & Culture

Wunderkind of the Wild

A young Southern forager prepares for a different kind of hunting season