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A Bird-Watcher’s Epiphanies in the Blind

For a passionate birder, duck hunting triggers an unexpected lesson

Arts & Culture

A Groundbreaking Basketball Team Gets Its Due

A chat with Southern author and sports historian Andrew Maraniss about his latest book, Inaugural Ballers

Arts & Culture

A Southern Survey with John Grisham

The mega-best-selling author dishes on his favorite cookbooks, the Mississippi haunt that started it all, and why he won’t describe his new book in one sentence

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The Return of Cormac McCarthy

The celebrated author delivers back-to-back knockouts

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A Serving of New Cookbooks

Our favorite fresh cookbooks, along with new recipes for appetizers, mains, and sweets

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Book Events for Every Reader

Meet your favorite authors, stock up on gifts, and dive deeper into the wonderful world of Southern literature

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G&G’s Big Fall Reading List

G&G editors and contributors share what books to cozy up with this autumn

Arts & Culture

Nicholas Sparks on His New Book, Southern Stereotypes, and His Favorite Spots in Florida and North Carolina

“The biggest thing that people get wrong about the South is that they think all Southern accents are the same”

Arts & Culture

Frances Mayes Finds the Meaning of Home

In her lovely new book, the best-selling author of Under the Tuscan Sun welcomes readers into both her Southern and Italian estates

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Going Deep on a Mysterious Mississippi Matricide

Beverly Lowry’s Deer Creek Drive revisits a midcentury murder in the Delta

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A New Chapter for Bookshops

Back on tour, a Nashville author discovers that bookshops around the South are writing intriguing new chapters

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G&G’s Summer Reading List

Editors, contributors, and Southern booksellers share the new novels, fresh nonfiction, and even a couple of cookbooks at the top of their book stacks

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Geraldine Brooks Rides a Horse for the Ages

Her new novel traces an incomparable equine down the stretch of history

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The Author James Lee Burke Gets Personal

In his timely new novel, the eighty-five-year-old literary titan shares more of himself than ever before

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A Kentucky Writer Captures the Stuff of Life

A new story collection revels in the messiness of life

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The Chefs the South Forgot

A compelling new history enshrines past tastemakers

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G&G’s Favorite Books of 2021

We’re feeling thankful for writers, photographers, and this year’s generous haul of new novels, reported stories, riveting tell-alls, and beautiful photography books

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Imani Perry’s Unflinching Travelogue

A soul-shaking narrative joins the pantheon of Southern classics

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G&G’s Favorite Cookbooks of 2021

The year was delicious in the kitchen for Southerners

Interview

Meet the Virginia Reporter Who Helped Hulu’s “Dopesick” Get the Details Right

Beth Macy on the power of dinner around the table, handmade quilts, and rooting for Southern underdogs