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The Last of the Southern Girls

White House insider. Socialite. Best-selling author. Pioneering broadcaster. A torrid romance with Willie Morris. Barbara Howar of North Carolina did it all, living a life most of us can only imagine before eventually giving the finger to the spotlight. We tracked down one of the great—and largely overlooked—Southern heroines


Arts & Culture

The Last of the Southern Girls

White House insider. Socialite. Best-selling author. Pioneering broadcaster. A torrid romance with Willie Morris. Barbara Howar of North Carolina did it all, living a life most of us can only imagine before eventually giving the finger to the spotlight. We tracked down one of the great—and largely overlooked—Southern heroines

Arts & Culture

Brooke Baldwin’s Big Leap

The longtime CNN news anchor and Atlanta native bids goodbye to her news job and hello to her new book, Huddle

Arts & Culture

Brooke Baldwin on Growing Up Southern

In an essay for Garden & Gun’s Southern Women book, the longtime CNN anchor and author shares her memories

Arts & Culture

Charleston’s Leading Lady of Art

This spring in the Lowcountry, it’s all about Alice

Good Dog

A Puzzling Pooch

On trying to understand
Winnie, the wonder-why-she-looks-like-that dog

The G&G Interview

Chrissy Metz’s New Tune

The This Is Us star finds her voice

Arts & Culture

Crack Open a Piñata-Like Easter Egg Tradition

How a Mexican party favor made its way to Texas

Arts & Culture

Here’s Your Chance to Snuggle with Goats

A farm in Virginia just might have the best cure for whatever ails you: getting your goat

books

Two New Books Exalt the Role of Black Pitmasters

Unpacking the new titles from Adrian Miller and Rodney Scott

Arts & Culture

Why Is Savannah the St. Patrick’s Day Capital of the South?

A no-blarney look at the history behind the region’s most Irish city

Arts & Culture

A Case for the South Carolina State Flag

As the emblem undergoes a fraught redesign, a look back at how the now iconic palmetto-and-crescent banner came to be

Arts & Culture

The Enduring Power of The Color Purple

A new book examines the legacy of Alice Walker’s influential novel

Arts & Culture

The Hidden History in Savannah’s Museums

How one writer shaped her new novel with access to Georgia’s ships, silver, and journals

Arts

Spectacular Southern Still Lifes

Laurin McCracken’s vividly rendered work makes up for lost time

Arts & Culture

How to Find Four-Leaf Clovers

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an outdoor adventure

Books

The Queen of Cross Creek

Beyond The Yearling, a new biography unearths the real Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

5 Slideshow

Southern Style

Keepsake Keepers

Timeless options for showcasing the mementos of your life

11 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

A Photographer’s View of the South

In a new book, William Abranowicz shares powerful images of Southern places

Arts & Culture

Let Your Walls Bloom with Southern Botanical Art

Turn over a new leaf with these three sources for beautiful paintings and pressings

End of the Line

Play Ball!

Recollections from spring on the diamond

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

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