Jonathan Miles

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


What We’re Reading: Cat Tale

The compelling saga of the Florida panther’s comeback


Wine’s Nuevo Frontier

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


A Virginia Writer’s Overdue Spotlight

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


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

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


Halls of Horror: The Nickel Boys

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


History Repeats

An iconic landscape architect’s Southern trek, revisited


Catch and Rerelease

A quintessential collection of fishing essays still hooks the heart


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


Time and Tide on Chesapeake’s Tangier Island

A vanishing Virginia island foretells a changing coastline


Hell and High Water

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


America the Bountiful

A historian scopes out the country’s bond with hunting


Trials and Errors

Two powerful new books find the justice system guilty


Gifts by the Book

You could put a bow on the latest best seller, but why not get creative?


The Bon Vivant of Bunny Mellon

The meticulously crafted world of an American style legend


Margo Price: Diamond in the Rough

The rising Nashville star mines the bruising truth of her past for refreshingly real-life lyrics—songs that recall the best of what country music can be


Haunting Melody

Jesmyn Ward’s latest novel expands the Southern canon


What We’re Reading: Smoldering Love

A journalist delves into the riveting truth behind a series of mysterious fires in Virginia