Jon Meacham

Arts & Culture

In Memoriam: Julia Evans Reed, 1960–2020

A tribute to the long-time Garden & Gun columnist and contributing editor, who died on Friday

Special Issue

Making a Southern Stand

The best of the most distinctive region in the country could be vanishing before our eyes


Mountain Time

Returning to school in the summer is unthinkable—anywhere, that is, but Sewanee

Arts & Culture

Southern Exposure: Hitting the Road with Jack Spencer

Eighty thousand miles with the legendary photographer

Celebrate the South

Jon Meacham on a Sewanee Tradition

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author reflects on the Festival of Lessons and Carols, a stirring Advent celebration

Arts & Culture

A Texas Education

In the summer of 1948, George H. W. Bush loaded his car in distant Connecticut and headed to the Lone Star State, a move that would shape the man and launch the future president’s political career

The G&G Interview

G&G Interview: Congressman John Lewis

More than fifty years after his pivotal role in the Selma-to-Montgomery marches, Georgia congressman and civil-rights icon John Lewis marches on

Good Dog

A Puppy and a Patch of Grass

A springer and a family find a home in Tennessee


Shelby Foote’s War Story

How a Memphis novelist’s history of the Civil War made history itself