Brad Pitt will get the credit for bringing the story of Solomon Northup into the mainstream, but a Louisiana woman is responsible for keeping his memory alive until now.
Notes from the Louisiana Book Festival. A "sweet" book giveaway. Brad Pitt, Ignatius Reilly, first editions and the Fitzgeralds in Literary News. A fiction contest, Flannery O'Connor and Festival of Words in Literary Events. And "The New Deal" in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!