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Jonathan Miles

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Two New Books Exalt the Role of Black Pitmasters

Unpacking the new titles from Adrian Miller and Rodney Scott

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The Queen of Cross Creek

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

Arts & Culture

Danielle Evans’s Factual Fiction

The Virginia native’s stunning new collection deftly wrestles with history and truth

Arts & Culture

An Anthology for Today’s South

A new tome highlights the stories of Southern writers of color

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Eight Late Summer Reads

No matter where you’re spending your leisure time these days, there’s a new book to delight

BOOKS

Welcome to Pitchlynn

Some Go Home, Odie Lindsey’s charismatic debut novel, puts another fictional Mississippi town on the map

Arts & Culture

Shining a Light on the Forgotten South

CNN analyst Bakari Sellers looks at the long-ignored lives of rural African Americans

Arts & Culture

A New Book Looks at Bringing Civil Rights-Era Murderers to Justice

In Race Against Time, a Mississippi journalist recounts the cold cases he helped solve

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What We’re Reading: Cat Tale

The compelling saga of the Florida panther’s comeback

Adventures

Wine’s Nuevo Frontier

In the rugged countryside around San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, a young and determined grape scene takes root

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A Virginia Writer’s Overdue Spotlight

With a new short story collection, the late Nancy Hale gets the acclaim she deserves

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Sean Brock’s New Cookbook and a Foxfire Reissue Sing in Harmony

An Appalachian Duet: Two books to add to your shelf this fall

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Halls of Horror: The Nickel Boys

A real-life atrocity inspires Colson Whitehead’s heartbreaking new novel

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History Repeats

An iconic landscape architect’s Southern trek, revisited

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Catch and Rerelease

A quintessential collection of fishing essays still hooks the heart

Books

Natasha Trethewey’s Living Testament

The lauded poet’s new collection entwines the South’s history with her own

Arts & Culture

Must-Have New Southern Cookbooks

Four new releases shake up the region’s culinary traditions

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Time and Tide on Chesapeake’s Tangier Island

A vanishing Virginia island foretells a changing coastline

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Hell and High Water

A preacher forced to examine his beliefs forsakes fire and brimstone for love

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America the Bountiful

A historian scopes out the country’s bond with hunting