Nothing like a bit of Gatsby eye candy to wrap up this day. Architectural Digest has the dish on how Director Baz Luhrmann and his designer wife Catherine Martin created the dazzling sets in the new movie version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel.
A double book giveaway for the 50th edition. Celebrating Flannery O'Connor's birthday with a hometown parade. Ron Rash goes to Hollywood. Spring writers conferences and book festivals in Literary Events. And an essay about finding "Glory" in Mississippi. Happy Literary Friday!
January Twitter chats. F. Scott Fitzgerald in drag, plus gay book characters turned straight. Top cities for book lovers and a culinary library in New Orleans. The Key West Literary Seminar and Girlfriend Weekend in Literary Events, plus new fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Spend Halloween night at the Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum in Montgomery, Alabama, this year.