by Kathleen Lewis The phone rang and she answered it. It was her mother. “Meriweather, I hope I’m not calling too early.”
Announcing the Helen Keller in Love winner. Summer reading & a BIG giveaway. Upcoming Twitter chats. Inside the App: James Lee Burke. Dish on the True Blood Cookbook. Southern lit in the news, literary events & new fiction by never-before-published Tom Honea. It's time for Literary Friday!
News of a “True Blood” cookbook had Trubies salivating when it was announced in March. San Francisco’s Chronicle Books has teamed up with HBO for the project, set to release August 29, but details are as slim as one of Bon Temps' blood-craving vampires.
by Tom Honea Even for a week night the crowd had not been good. None of them seemed to understand music. Warren did things with the guitar that he knew none of them had ever heard before. He played Jimmy Rogers railroad songs in a four–four beat, played it again in an eight–four beat.
For those who need to schedule a time and place to smell the roses, pencil the 2012 Decatur Garden Tour into your planner. Decatur’s coming up roses this weekend, which means many of the 13 gardens and public places on display will feature the perennial.