Exploring the Absurdity and Tragic Comedy of Florida, A Misunderstood State

A review of Tyler Gillespie’s new collection of essays, “The Thing About Florida: Exploring a Misunderstood State.”

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‘Bookish Broads’ is A History of the Female Experience in Literature

An interview with Lauren Marino on ‘Bookish Broads,’ an illustrated celebration of women writers.

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Shannon Sullivan and Others Advocate for ‘Philosophy in/of the South’ in Latest Collection of Essays

Thinking the US South is a compendium of ten thoroughly researched and referenced essays by U.S.-based professional academic philosophers writing from Southern perspectives in regard to the South.

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In ‘Animal Quintet,’ Colin Dayan Revisits the Animals of Her Childhood

A review of Colin Dayan’s new book, ‘Animal Quintet: A Southern Memoir.’

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‘Late Migrations’ Shows Us How Human Experience Mirrors the Natural World

A review of Margaret Renkl’s book, “Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss.”

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‘Down Along with That Devil’s Bones’ Explores America’s Complex Relationship with Racism

A review of Connor Towne O’Neill’s book, ‘Down Along with That Devil’s Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy.’

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‘The Opioid Epidemic and US Culture’ Aims to Expand the Conversation

‘The Opioid Epidemic,’ edited by Travis D. Stimeling, is a collection of essays expanding the conversation surrounding opioid addiction.

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Elizabeth Catte Connects America’s Past With Its Present in New Release, ‘Pure America’

An interview with ELizabeth Catte about her new book, ‘Pure America: Eugenics and the Making of Modern Virgina.’

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Nick Flynn on ‘This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire’ and Making the Unconscious Conscious

An interview with Nick Flynn about his new book, ‘This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire.’

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‘One Writer’s Beginnings’ Forges Connections Across Time and Place

The new edition of Eudora Welty’s instructive memoir ‘One Writer’s Beginnings’ features an introduction by Natasha Trethewey.

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