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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

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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