This uproarious example of Southern Gothic at its finest examines the exploits of the dying Old South and its steamy secrets from the vantage point of the dysfunctional Johnson family.
August 31: The legendary New Yorker editor William Shawn was born on this day in 1907. Most memoirs of Shawn’s era are full of tributes to his care and craft, though Lillian Ross’s Here but Not Here claims that Shawn’s job made him feel...
Tess Taylor on making poetry out of the fragments of the American past.
The healing power of love found in deep space, the nineteenth century, and modern homes.
Linda Bamber’s debut story collection presents classic characters of fiction and theater in rare modern form, including figures from Othello running a collegiate English department.