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What We’re Reading: Cat Tale

The compelling saga of the Florida panther’s comeback

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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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Southern Women: A New Book from Garden & Gun

A celebration of the dynamic women influencing the South and beyond

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Remembering Two Icons of the Literary South

Dorothea Benton Frank and Anne Rivers Siddons told stirring stories of the South—and proclaimed the power of a triple name for the next generation of Southern women writers

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Books from the Editors of Garden & Gun

Our collection includes Southern Women, S Is for Southern, The Southerner’s Cookbook, The Southerner’s Handbook, and Good Dog

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Four Decades of Oxford’s Square Books

Mississippi writers celebrate one of the South’s most beloved bookstores, which opens a new rare book shop this weekend

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The Artistic Life of Ben Folds

In his delightful new memoir, the piano player and singer-songwriter shares stories of growing up in North Carolina, plus advice on creativity

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Five Surprising Ways the Mosquito Shaped the South

A new book traces the murderous past of one of our most hated pests

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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

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February 2019 Book List

Mid-winter brings powerful memoirs, new novels, a lush photography book, and a beautiful reminder that spring will come again

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Best Southern Books of 2018

What G&G editors and contributors loved reading this year

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December Reading List

This winter, five visual books share lesser-known stories and rare images—a family art feud, more than one hundred locked lips, a feast of festive glassware, stunning early maps, and a truly remarkable Southern jewelry collection

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November Reading List

The fall haul of books includes a Mississippi courtroom thriller from John Grisham, a photography collection that brings Nashville into focus, two meaty cookbooks, and one quite gritty read

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Must-Have New Southern Cookbooks

Four new releases shake up the region’s culinary traditions

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October Reading List

Fall brings extra servings of cookbooks, historic novels, stirring biographies, and a secret garden book you’ll want to spend an afternoon paging through

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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