An interview and book giveaway with summer girl Mary Alice Monroe. End of summer reading. Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" compared to "A Streetcar Named Desire," saving Miami-Dade public libraries and Jesmyn Ward in in Literary News. And a pair of stories set in Texas in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
The tortilla puffed with heat, one large pocket of air shoving up from against the pan, then suddenly ripping and steaming, making a sound like a very faint train whistle. Michael pinched the corner and flipped it. The air rushed out, and it flattened
A cumulus of ladybugs moved steadily across the pastel-streaked sky. Everyone had virtually ignored reports in The Galveston Daily News predicting their arrival over the island’s grasslands 3/4 the result of an unusually warm spring. As the speckled mass advanced across the horizon
Author Mary Alice Monroe shares her love of the Carolina coast and explains why her books are best read by the sea.
Books to get you through the dog days and help usher you into fall.
An annual Texas farm festival offers a feast for the senses this weekend.
A favorite from Chappell Hill Lavender Farm in Texas.
Memphis is known for its barbecue, blues and Beale Street, but all of these are trumped by a man known simply as The King.
Perfect on salads, with a cheese and meat board or as crunch on a sandwich.
Anne Milneck at Baton Rouge's popular spice shop offers advice on everything from pickling to cooking with the hottest of peppers.