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Two Works of Nonfiction Examine the Cultural Reach of...

For today’s Flyer book column, we turn our gaze to our neighbor to the south — Mississippi. And why, in the Memphis...

Liv Albert’s Greek Mythology Adds a New Spin to Old Tales

Some stories have staying power. Like old blues standards that get covered and reworked and rerecorded and covered...

Satanic Panic Redux: Clay McLeod Chapman’s Whisper Down...

Lil Nas X, the rapper who rocked boats by blending hip-hop and country music in “Old Town Road,” seems to have...

Brown Money: Warn Wilson Jr.’s Inspirational Book

Warn Wilson Jr. talks about his children’s book, Brown Money.

Corey Mesler’s Camel Literary Universe

“Welcome to the new America. How can I help you?” asks Corey Mesler when I call him to talk about his newest novel,...

Psycho Street: Sarah Langan’s Good Neighbors

This week’s column faces me with a happy predicament — how to write critically about a book I unequivocally loved?...

The Talented Ms. Mia: Sam Tschida’s Siri, Who Am I?

Though it rarely works like it does in books and movies, amnesia can be a useful storytelling trope. Like quicksand...

In Memoriam: Eric Jerome Dickey

The Memphis-born New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey died on Sunday, January 3rd, in Los Angeles...

Ghost and the Darkness: Russ Thompson’s Loop Breaker...

The tragic loss of her mother, a recent move from the ’burbs to the middle of nowhere, disembodied voices in the...

Wakanda Forever: Bluff City Writers Contribute to Black...

Memphis looms large in the just-announced Marvel Black Panther prose anthology, Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda, due...