A look at how the genre has changed and who is taking it forward into the 21st century.
An interview and book giveaway with summer girl Mary Alice Monroe. End of summer reading. Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine" compared to "A Streetcar Named Desire," saving Miami-Dade public libraries and Jesmyn Ward in in Literary News. And a pair of stories set in Texas in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
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.