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Where to encounter the latest page-turners and the authors behind them

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No one has tapped into Southern truths quite like the Virginia-raised author, whose fifteen novels span Appalachia to the Florida Keys. Just ask the legion of writers who praise Smith for guiding their own stories

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The Baltimore-raised essayist, novelist, playwright, and screenwriter on being funny, a plague of frogs, and his new book about returning to his roots

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Gosh a’mighty, it’s not hard to find a toddy—or inspiration for the next great Southern novel—in this writerly college town

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At Dickson Street Bookshop, time capsules capture misplaced, lost, and discarded treasures

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New blue-ribbon reads worth a spot in the kitchen

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SEC football documentaries lead August’s top series, movies, and podcasts with Southern ties

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G&G staff and contributors pick their favorite new novels, bold memoirs, and beach reads, plus a few books to put on preorder

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Odes to the late legendary author from James Lee Burke, S.A. Cosby, and more

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Spine-tingling page-turners from a longtimer and a rising writer

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The author’s vivid childhood makes for a captivating look back in her new book

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“This is the same road as any serious writer with elbow patches and a whiskey addiction and a log cabin in the woods,” says the newly minted novelist and daughter of the late bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank

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A look inside the Texas journalist’s cathartic new book

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G&G readers share their treasured book repositories and reading nooks around the South

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The author of Cold Mountain on his writing routine, North Carolina roots, and taking his characters beyond the South

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A best-selling crime novelist on building suspense, her go-to spots around Charleston, and her new book’s surprising tie to G&G

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The author of Big Fish reaches hard-wrung reconciliation in a new memoir

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A huge new coffee table book, The Outlands, dips into the photographer’s unseen archive

Home & Garden

A photo tour of our favorite ideas and takeaways for interiors and decor

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A new book—and a new oral history project—highlight the rural women whose stories continue to shape Appalachia