Researching Southern authors and their books in order to learn about the culture.
Chatting With Michael Morris. Flannery O'Connor on freaks. Faulkner, Capote & library cards in Literary News. Why Honey Boo Boo is lIke A Flannery O'Connor Character in (Non)Required Reading. A video of Salmon Rushdie's visits to the homes of Southern writers & The Woman Who Was Mistaken for Flannery O'Connor in Southern Voice.
by Kayla Smith Sometimes when I hear people with southern accents, I almost wish my own were stronger. It’s not because of a desire to sound southern so much as because I don’t want people to think I’m intentionally trying not to.
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.