Wrestling with the Angel in “Hallelujah Station”

M. Randal O’Wain’s “Hallelujah Station and Other Stories” play out across a range of Southern urban settings from Memphis to Asheville and feature a cast of modern misfits encompassing diverse voices.

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Grief and Compassion in “The Collected Breece D’J Pancake”

“The Collected Breece D’J Pancake,” a new edition from The Library of America, contains the complete collection of stories along with story fragments, selected letters, and a new introduction by Jayne Anne Phillips.

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Redemption and Hope in “Lord the One You Love is Sick”

Kasey Thornton captures the complicated dynamics of the rural South in her debut novel-in-stories, “Lord the One You Love is Sick.”

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