From riverboats to the poker table, here's what Southern writers like Twain had to say about a good game.
The island of Key West may only be 5.95 square miles, but it has tons of attractions and photo opps.
Book editor Maxwell Perkins comes to life on screen as Colin Firth in a drama about literary giant Thomas Wolfe.
Interview, chat & giveaway with Patti Callahan Henry, Zelda Fitzgerald on Amazon, visit the official Storybook Capital of Texas, plus a new summer story about little girls named Lily. Happy Literary Friday!
There were plenty of libations to be had at New Orleans' annual Tales of the Cocktail convention, but a few are definitely worth recreating at home.
The author of "Hemingway's Girl" talks about being inspired by Key West, channeling Papa for her new book and what literary figure she's writing about next.
As Tropical Storm Isaac, expected to be a hurricane later today, approaches the Deep South, we think it's important to have a few good books on hand. Of course you'll need candles or flashlights to read them by, but that just makes it all the more cozy.
A BBC journalist's love affair with literary New Orleans and the Deep South.
School starting in many locations across the country today got us thinking about those required reading lists. As an adult, you have a second chance to rediscover some of them - on your own time and with no pop quiz afterward.