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The Queen of Cross Creek

Beyond The Yearling, a new biography unearths the real Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

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Arts & Culture

New Reads for Right Now

The best of January and February’s book releases for Southern readers—powerful memoirs, novels that turn myths inside out, a beautiful collection of photos, and an ode to good old dogs

Arts & Culture

Mardi Gras with My Dad and the Revelers We May Never Know

In a year unlike any other, a writer discovers a hidden trove of his father’s photographs—and unearths a vintage view of New Orleans

26 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Our Favorite Books for Southerners in 2020

Dozens of memoirs, novels, and nonfiction books that got us through a year unlike any other

Arts & Culture

Danielle Evans’s Factual Fiction

The Virginia native’s stunning new collection deftly wrestles with history and truth

Books

Samin Nosrat’s Soft Spot for Southern Food

The Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat star on her upcoming chat with Alabama legends, the wisdom of grandmothers, and why cornbread is so intimidating

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Eight Late Summer Reads

No matter where you’re spending your leisure time these days, there’s a new book to delight

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A Castaway’s Bookshelf

If stranded on a desert island, these Southerners would read…

BOOKS

Welcome to Pitchlynn

Some Go Home, Odie Lindsey’s charismatic debut novel, puts another fictional Mississippi town on the map

G&G Books

Books—and a Game—from the Editors of Garden & Gun

Our collection includes our first trivia game, Bless Your Heart, and the books Southern Women, S Is for Southern, The Southerner’s Cookbook, The Southerner’s Handbook, and Good Dog

Gardens

The Best Heirloom Daffodils for Southern Gardens

An expert’s beautiful new book celebrates flowers of all kinds, but right now, it’s daffodil time

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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

Arts & Culture

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

Arts & Culture

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

Arts & Culture

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

Books

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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