Upon the debut of his second novel, the North Carolina author talks about his sense of place, love of baseball and responsibility to his community.
A full recap of our Flannery O'Connor Symposium. Best books of 2012, bookshelves of famous readers, the next great Southern writer & a Hemingway cocktail recipe in Literary News. Carl Hiaasen and Truman Capote in (Non)Required Reading. Celebrating the holidays with Poe, Joel Chandler Harris and Zora Neale Hurston in Literary Events. And a new poem and short story in Southern Voice. Literary Friday is back!