Jennie Merrill was murdered in her Natchez home in a botched robbery in 1932. Karen Cox's new book examines the bizarre true story and why it matters to the South today.
Mississippi school district pulls ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ from its lesson plan due to ‘uncomfortable’ language
The Biloxi School District has pulled Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" from a junior-high reading list after complaints that some of the language in the novel "makes people uncomfortable," reports The Sun-Herald.
Beth Ann Fennelly: ‘I don’t call myself a Southern writer because you could make a good argument that I’m not’
Beth Ann Fennelly on her latest book, “Heating & Cooling.”