Over the weekend, a friend told me about Jack Daniel's whiskey barrels being sold at Home Depot as planters. The Lafayette store had plenty of them, priced at $31.99, so I picked up two on Sunday for planting my tomatoes.
Lost in Auraria with Tim Westover. Deep South events on John Kennedy Toole and Flannery O'Connor. Anne Rice's New Orleans apartment swap. Banned books & October reads. Famous literary characters in real life. Fairhope's Grand Festival of Books this weekend. And new fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!