Lost in Auraria with Tim Westover. Deep South events on John Kennedy Toole and Flannery O'Connor. Anne Rice's New Orleans apartment swap. Banned books & October reads. Famous literary characters in real life. Fairhope's Grand Festival of Books this weekend. And new fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
September 30 kicked off the American Society of Journalists and Authors' Banned Books Week. Started in 1982, the campaign was a reaction to schools and libraries pulling books off the shelves because of their objections to language and subject matter.
Debut of our Fall/Winter Reading List. A Twitter chat with Erika Robuck. Literature's famous food scenes. University of South Carolina's huge literary acquisition. Banned Books Week approaches. 52 great reads, 100,000 poets & a story about running moonshine. Happy Literary Friday!
A Twitter chat with The Pulpwood Queen. Fall reading in the air. Lawless, Steel Magnolias, banned books & a Gone With the Wind Quiz in Literary News. Scenes from the Decatur Book Festival in Literary Events & words about home in Southern Voice. It's time for Literary Friday!