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Posts in category “The South”

SEC Football Is Back

And Alabama Crimson Tide fans are No. 1—so to speak.

Posted August 30th, 2014

The Crimson Tide Will Die A Happy Death Prophecy

What is the symbolism of this photograph? Answer me, people! It’s making …

Posted August 22nd, 2014

That Time My Uncle Took Me To A Whorehouse

  During our big move, I was startled and delighted to come …

Posted July 28th, 2014

It’s New Orleans, Baby

Overheard this conversation at a coffee shop on Magazine Street this morning: …

Posted July 24th, 2014

If Only Harper Lee Had Moved To Greenwich Village

New York Times book critic Dwight Garner is exceptionally good at his …

Posted July 21st, 2014

The Modern Writer Who Grew Up In 1895

Debut novelist Sarah Perry grew up in a tiny religious sect called …

Posted July 4th, 2014

Among The Confederados

Some years ago, Gary Hawkins made a trip to Brazil to visit …

Posted June 17th, 2014

Southern Tenebrae

I’m sitting here in my armchair, listening to the crickets chirping in …

Posted June 14th, 2014

Walker Percy Weekend: See You In 2015

Just got home from a postgame analysis meeting of the Walker Percy …

Posted June 12th, 2014

What Are They Saying About Walker Percy Weekend?

Last night I wrote to Mary Pratt Percy Lobdell, one of Walker …

Posted June 9th, 2014

Media, Mystery, And The South

The Atlantic’s James Fallows and his wife Debra have been reporting lately …

Posted June 9th, 2014

Walker Percy, Pray For Your Bibulous Brethren

We may have hit peak bourbon! The rate of bourbon consumption has …

Posted June 2nd, 2014

The Southern Walmart Gothic Of Mr. Bobby Lounge

Just got back in from New Orleans, having driven down at the …

Posted May 4th, 2014

John Servati, Hero

John Servati died a hero. Held up a concrete wall long enough …

Posted April 29th, 2014

Terrence Malick & ‘The Moviegoer’

Did you know this about the film director Terrence Malick? I did …

Posted April 28th, 2014

The South As Eternal Scapegoat

Did you see this on the New York Times website? It was …

Posted April 25th, 2014

The Southern Glory Of Carroll Cloar

A friend went last week to the Arkansas Arts Center in Little …

Posted April 17th, 2014