From Mississippi to North Carolina, independent bookstores are a great way to get to know a community and its resident felines.
Flannery O'Connor finally speaks, direct from Lafayette. What we're reading. The best horror stories and a sensory visit to the Eudora Welty House in Literary News. Zora Neale Hurston on fashion in (Non)Required Reading. Accolades for Deep South writers & a poem about the ghostly wives of Jefferson Davis in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Last night the Kimberly Brock/Grits And Soul review finished up its book tour at TurnRow Book Co. in Greenwood, Mississippi. A truly beautiful space with the touch of a professional designer, the bookstore has two levels, with books on the bottom and a cafe on top.