Put those big books down. These short stories represent some of the best ever written about the South and offer the chance for escape without the commitment of an entire novel.
Sure, now is a great time to re-read "The Great Gatsby" or read it for the first time so you know what everyone's talking about, but if you want to further your Fitzgerald knowledge, there are several other books out just in time for the movie.
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.
School starting in many locations across the country today got us thinking about those required reading lists. As an adult, you have a second chance to rediscover some of them - on your own time and with no pop quiz afterward.