Out this week, Flannery O'Connor's Prayer Journal shows another side of the master of Southern Gothic.
Oppressed, what have you?
No home, ma’am, no word, no
land. We have been scattered,
pressed, lost. Can you hear
A double Prayer Journal giveaway, a story by Jeffrey Eugenides in (Non)Required Reading, indie bookstores in Literary News, a books and booze scavenger hunt in Literary Events and new poetry in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
A Georgia preservationist and author seeks to save the South's architectural history one crumbling structure at a time.
See rare cookbooks, Southern menus from around the world, chefs' notes and more at the new Culinary Library in New Orleans.
A classic Savannah dish from Chef Elizabeth Terry.
A new book by Kat Robinson visits classic eateries in Arkansas, including Russellville's historic diner.
Stars of the culinary industry descend on coastal Georgia this week.
Channel your inner Thoreau and escape to Homochitto National Forest in south Mississippi for a weekend of solitude.
Notes from the Louisiana Book Festival, giveaway for Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Fannie Flagg on her female heroes and why Harper Lee is suing her hometown in Literary News. The Georgia Literary Festival and an Evening With Scarlett and Rhett in Literary Events, plus new fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!