The Dog Star, a novel written by Donald Windham and published in 1950, follows a bleak protagonist through the mid-century Deep South. Blackie Pride is a
[This post is related to an earlier post from May 2013: “Reading: ‘Train Whistle Guitar”] What initially interested me about Walker Percy was reading in
The following piece on Mary Ward Brown was written by Dr. Rick Anderson. It was originally published in River Region Arts and is being reprinted
When the subject of Southern fiction comes up, so many people move straight to talking about To Kill A Mockingbird or Gone with the Wind.
(continued from an earlier post, “The Dixie Limited, Part One”) As brother Jason Compson begins his narration in the third section, “April Sixth, 1928,” of
It comes in at #6 on The 100 Best Novels list compiled by the Modern Library, yet it doesn’t appear at all in the 100 Greatest