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Eudora Welty

Richard Jolley: Cycle of Life

J. Michael Welton | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Up-and-coming Knoxville, Tennessee, is striving mightily to prove that great art doesn't grow only out of provincial urban Meccas -- and it's about to unveil the jewel that will crown that assertion.

Valerie Trueblood and Matters of Life and Death

Jane Vandenburgh | Posted 05.06.2014 | Books
Jane Vandenburgh

Her stories deal frankly with matters of life and death. They are written with the assurance of someone with complete mastery of the form and contain events that feel entirely convincing, in fact, they seem reassuringly inevitable.

William Eggleston: Prince of Melancholy

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Absolutely nothing happens in the world captured in the photos by William Eggleston. But if you take a deep breath, his photos will start to sing to you their irresistible songs.

Ann Waldron Dead: Ann Waldron, Biographer Of Southern Writers, Dies At 85

The New York Times | Dennis Hevesi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ann Waldron, who wrote biographies of Southern writers and books for children and young adults, but then -- at 78 -- decided that she'd rather concoct...

Are You Trying Too Hard?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

When we face challenges, most achievers and slackers alike, fail to ask for help. Too often, we go off into the sunset like the Lone Ranger, and forget all about Tonto.

Is It the Thought That Counts? Or Is It the Book?

Carole Baron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carole Baron

Books make great gifts and I am in a unique position-- editor, publisher, reader -- to come up with something special for each person on my list.

Forget the Facebook Quizzes: This'll Tell You Who You Are

Suzanne Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Suzanne Morrison

Shut down your Facebook page. Do it now, and give this a try.

Savannah Book Festival: Escape From a Cold Virtual World

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Georgianne Nienaber

Has it occurred to you that social networking is really not very social at all? We Twitter, and cultivate relationships with hundreds of "friends" we have never met on Facebook.

Learning To Go With The Flow: What Ted Kennedy, Michael Jackson, And The Buddha Have To Teach Us About Resistance

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Just putting the names Ted Kennedy, Michael Jackson, and Buddha in the same title might seem like quite a tossed salad. In a way, it's true. And, ye...

Mary Chapin Carpenter Returns to the Stage and Talks about Eudora Welty, Inspiration, and Bonding

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Georgianne Nienaber

Five-time Grammy winner, Mary Chapin Carpenter is still raving about the experience she had performing with Kate Campbell, Claire Holley and Caroline Herring at the Eudora Welty Centennial Concert.