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The novelist’s Great Smoky Mountains immersion laid the groundwork for his epic Pulitzer-winning tree novel. It also sparked a love affair between man and place that is upending Powers’s life and work

Arts & Culture

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

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

Arts & Culture

In her latest picture book, Alice Faye Duncan teaches children the story of Opal Lee’s decades-long campaign to make Juneteenth a national holiday

Food & Drink

Tales of the treasured South American-born, Southern-bred vegetable (yes, vegetable)

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

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

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A new story collection revels in the messiness of life

Arts & Culture

How Bermuda, the hills of Tennessee, and a whole lot of pluck inspired one of the greatest children’s books of all time

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A compelling new history enshrines past tastemakers

Arts

​​In the Mississippi Hill Country, the novelist built a writer’s cabin beneath tall pines. Little did he know that, beam by beam, he was building it for others

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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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A soul-shaking narrative joins the pantheon of Southern classics

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The year was delicious in the kitchen for Southerners

Interview

A professional cooking instructor shares her tips for finding buttermilk, heirloom flours, and preserved lemons

Interview

And other important writing and animal advice from the author Susan Orlean, whose new book, On Animals, is out now

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Whether you’re into thrillers, photo books, novels, or just anything you can cozy up with on an autumn evening, you’ll find something to savor among these new books

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The secrets and scandals behind the writer’s circle of high-profile women

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A native son’s story collection conjures the real Crescent City