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25 Southerners to Follow on Instagram

Experience life around the South with these great accounts


The High & the Low

Man Up: How to be a True Gentleman

In praise of good Southern men

Arts & Culture

A New Club for Book Lovers

With the Open Canon Book Club, the North Carolina author Wiley Cash seeks to bring underrepresented authors to the fore

Editor's Letter

Raising a Southern Woman…

With the help of some very impressive role models

Southern Women

Meet Artist Dorothy Shain

How the Greenville, South Carolina artist found her purpose in a paintbrush

Southern Women

Meet Daliyah Arana, the South’s Most Voracious Reader

This six-year-old from Gainesville, Georgia, has already read thousands of books—and she’s just getting started

Southern Women

Lee Smith—Great Southern Storyteller

The prolific author speaks on growing up in the mountains, fiction’s role in society, and why biscuits are something worth celebrating

Southern Women

Darla Moore: From Lake City to Wall Street—And Back

The renowned Southern business woman talks philanthropy, small-town memories, and the glory of being underestimated

Southern Women

Tig Notaro’s Southern Sense of Humor

The comedian reflects on Mississippi, motherhood, and the charm of eccentricity

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Arts & Culture

Jack Leigh’s Lens on Summer in the South

The Savannah native had a knack for memorializing the Southern sensations of heat and humidity

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Arts & Culture

July Reading List

Summer is here and so are new novels, a collection from Julia Reed, beach lit, a beautiful typography book, and one wiggly memoir.

Arts & Culture

G&G’s Most Popular Articles of 2018—So Far

18 of the most-read items published this year on gardenandgun.com

Arts & Culture

25 Southerners to Follow on Instagram

Experience life around the South with these great accounts

Arts & Culture

Elvis Rides Again

Notables such as Emmylou Harris and Ethan Hawke hop in the back of Elvis Presley’s Rolls-Royce to muse on the rocker and America in a new documentary

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Books

The Best Books of 2018—So Far

We’re halfway through the year, but still just getting through our pile of great Southern reads. Make time for some—if not all two dozen—of these novels, cookbooks, and coffee table tomes before the second half of the year brings even more goodies for book lovers

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Arts & Culture

Texas Through the Lens

Photographer Kenny Braun highlights the many, many natural wonders of the Lone Star State

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Arts & Culture

Dive In: Get Your Feet Wet with Underwater Photos

Just looking at Charleston-based photographer Leigh Webber’s underwater photos makes it feel 10 degrees cooler. Enjoy a whole new perspective on summer, and learn how she captures these images.

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Fabergé Eggs: A Southern Socialite’s Dazzling Collection

Fabergé Rediscovered, a new exhibition at Hillwood (and book of the same name) shares nearly 100 of Marjorie Merriweather Post’s priceless pieces

Arts & Culture

Justify Was Special from the Start

Long before he won the Triple Crown, the Kentucky-bred horse showed promise. Plus more news from around the South.

Arts & Culture

Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

Thirteen thoughtful gifts for the Southern dad that’ll arrive in next-to-no time

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June Reading List

Welcome summer with a stellar new book haul, including buzzy debut novels, a visually stunning tour through mezcal territory, and two story collections by Southern authors that are perfect for poolside afternoons. Oh, And a Bottle of Rum

Arts & Culture

Delivering ‘Deliverance’

Forty-five years after the publication of James Dickey’s acclaimed novel, an oral history of one of the most unforgettable Southern movies of all time