Books


The Southerner's Handbook

Five essential Southern books

A collage of many books across three rows

Arts & Culture

New novels, nonfiction, cookbooks, forthcoming titles, even some classics—and where these Southerners plan to enjoy reading them

Arts & Culture

Andy, Opie, and the gang offer solace to writer Evan Dalton Smith

Arts & Culture

With a surprise appearance by Maya, the father-daughter team delved into their lifelong fascination with the Georgia literary icon and iconoclast

A man in a suit holds papers at a desk

Arts & Culture

The Today show host talks about his new children’s book, growing up in South Carolina, and the best parenting advice Al Roker ever gave him

A woman wearing a denim shirt sitting on a green chair at a white desk.

Arts & Culture

In her new book, photographer Shana Novak finds the storytelling magic in everyday objects

Arts & Culture

The Demon of Unrest, Larson’s vivid depiction of the lead-up to the Civil War, is a masterclass in reportage and storytelling