Gillian Flynn’s first novel 'Sharp Objects,' now an HBO series, is a crime drama set in the traditions and social stigmas of the South found in the fictional town of Wind Gap, Missouri, and filmed in Georgia.
Awards season might be over, but that just means it's time for summer blockbusters with big budgets, big names and Southern filming locations.
Debut of the 2014 Deep South Summer Reading List, Chipotle's author series and 'Goosebumps' the movie in Literary News, plus a Gabriel Garcia Marquez tribute in Georgia and a short short about a hammock. Happy Literary Friday!
Twitter Chat with Janis Owens. New Orleans new literary bar. Erika Robuck reveals the cover of her new book. National Book Award winners. Gillian Flynn's new deal. The Rise of the Guardians in theaters. (Non)Required reading about zombies and working in bed, plus a poem about Thanksgiving. Happy Literary Friday!
As temperatures cool down and the leaves begin to turn, curl up with these mysteries, thrillers, new releases & love stories from down South.
Gore Vidal's Southern ties. Literary Bad Boys. Gone Girl: The Movie. 11 Great Southern Novels from Wiley Cash. A huge Faulkner giveaway. Flannery O'Connor in Literary Events & a poem about watermelon. Happy Literary Friday!
Today, the Southern Festival of Books announced its full lineup, and all I can say is mark your calendar for October 12-14 in Nashville. And, oh yeah, it's free!