The latest podcast from "Serial" takes listeners to a rural Alabama town, where murder and hidden treasure make up the compelling true story of one man's life.

How Columbus, Georgia, became the city its hometown writer Carson McCullers always wanted it to be.

It's not time to hit the beach just yet, but that doesn't mean you can't indulge in a bit of spring reading.

Author Donna Everhart shares the cover for her second novel, a coming of age story set in 1940 in the the North Carolina Appalachian Mountains.

Mandy Shunnarah reviews the new book by Legendary Shack Shakers frontman J.D. Wilkes and asks him about the Southern legends and folk demons that served as inspiration.

The Alabama writer's first short story collection in over a decade reaffirms him as a major voice in contemporary Southern literature.

Bren McClain's debut novel celebrates the bond between mother and child—and stars a mama cow as its heroine.

Late Alabama artists's Baltimore show includes rarely exhibited Klan Room Tableau as a response to the human capacity for hatred and violence.

Michael Farris Smith talks about his new novel 'Desperation Road,' called "an important literary event" by Robert Olen Butler.

Learn about the Godfather of Soul and other African American leaders in Georgia's historic city.

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