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The Southern Agenda

Pat Conroy’s Literary Legacy

Three Southern authors reflect on their favorite books by the bard of the Lowcountry

16 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Fifty Years of Foxfire

Past students and participants of Foxfire celebrate Appalachian traditions

Food & Drink

Carolina Chicken Bog

Buxton Hall’s Elliott Moss shares his recipe for this South Carolina favorite


Arts & Culture

Unforgettable Southern Epitaphs

Memorable grave sayings from cemeteries around the South


Finding the Way

A hiker’s winding journey to understand the power of the path

Arts & Culture

Southern Masters: James Lee Burke

With thirty-five novels, two Edgar Awards, and one of the most enduring characters in crime fiction, James Lee Burke is a titan among mystery writers. But maybe we should just call him a writer


Rising Above

National Book Award finalist Brad Watson’s new novel is a testament to the power of the spirit

Food & Drink

Five Grilling Myths Debunked

Before you fire up the grill, here are five things you need to know

Food & Drink

How to Identify A Good Barbecue Joint

The experts say to look for wood and smoke, of course, but there’s more to the best joints than that


A Southern Lit Road Trip

A reader’s pilgrimage from New Orleans to Nashville


Pulled From the Pages

Revisit the locations that inspired five classic childhood novels

Arts & Culture

Giving Pit Bulls a Chance

North Carolina author Bronwen Dickey on what she learned writing her book, Pit Bull: The Battle Over An American Icon

Arts & Culture

Delightful Derby Reads

Three new pony-related books just in time for race season—plus, one visual stunner to make your coffee table an ode to all things equestrian


Decoding James Brown

A deep look at the artist — and the South

Arts & Culture

A New Look at Seersucker

If you play by the rules, Easter marks the official start of seersucker season in the South

Arts & Culture

Blount About Food

Roy Blount, Jr. shares a collection of essays, songs, poems, and odes to the food he loves and loathes

21 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

Vintage Southern Postcards



Reel Love

A behind-the-scenes look at fly fishing’s most devoted couple


Family Secrets

A story of murder, passion, and the perils of brotherly love

Arts & Culture

Own a Piece of Literary History

Bid on personal items from the Margaret Mitchell, Woody Guthrie, and more