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August Reading List

New books out this month, including Appalachian noir, a definitive sports biography, a coastal mystery, and a cookbook that’s quite cheesy

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Time and Tide on Chesapeake’s Tangier Island

A vanishing Virginia island foretells a changing coastline

Arts & Culture

A New Club for Book Lovers

With the Open Canon Book Club, the North Carolina author Wiley Cash seeks to bring underrepresented authors to the fore

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July Reading List

Summer is here and so are new novels, a collection from Julia Reed, beach lit, a beautiful typography book, and one wiggly memoir.

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The Best Books of 2018—So Far

We’re halfway through the year, but still just getting through our pile of great Southern reads. Make time for some—if not all two dozen—of these novels, cookbooks, and coffee table tomes before the second half of the year brings even more goodies for book lovers

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Texas Through the Lens

Photographer Kenny Braun highlights the many, many natural wonders of the Lone Star State

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Fabergé Eggs: A Southern Socialite’s Dazzling Collection

Fabergé Rediscovered, a new exhibition at Hillwood (and book of the same name) shares nearly 100 of Marjorie Merriweather Post’s priceless pieces

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June Reading List

Welcome summer with a stellar new book haul, including buzzy debut novels, a visually stunning tour through mezcal territory, and two story collections by Southern authors that are perfect for poolside afternoons. Oh, And a Bottle of Rum

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Hell and High Water

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

G&G Interview

The Funny Life of David Sedaris

Gut-busting laughs. Heartache. The North Carolina shore. David Sedaris weaves them all into a new memoir

The Whole Hog Podcast

Writing America’s History

Season 3, Episode 3: Author Jon Meacham discusses writing about U.S. presidents, the Southern literary canon, and smoking cigars in the basement

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Stroll Through a Virginia Horse-Country Estate

Mount Fair—a property that dates back to 1747—is one of the best-preserved antebellum farms in Albemarle County, Virginia

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May Reading List

Nearly a dozen new books, including a groundbreaking never-before-published work from a heralded Southern author

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See Inside Some of Georgia’s Greatest Gardens

Seeking Eden, a new book and exhibit at the Atlanta History Center, highlights historic gardens throughout the Peach State

The Whole Hog Podcast

Rick Bragg Introduces Us to the Best Cook in the World—His Momma

Season 3 kicks off with the Pulitzer-Prize winning author on his new book and love of Southern food

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Long Before Selfies, There Were Fishing Snapshots

A selection of images from the book People Fishing: A Century of Photographs, co-written by Levine and Paige Ramey.

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April Reading List

April showers bring…time to kick back with a stack of new books

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A Beachcomber’s Guide to Southern Shores

From the Atlantic to the Gulf coasts, beaches offer treasures to those willing to get their feet sandy

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America the Bountiful

A historian scopes out the country’s bond with hunting

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A Look at Audubon’s Work Beyond the Birds

Though John James Audubon gained worldwide fame for his study of birds, he wasn’t only interested in creatures of the feathered variety