Southern Culture

The Book of Lost Friends Lisa Wingate

THE BOOK OF LOST FRIENDS is a beautiful and touching story based on historical events after the Civil War, when many people were sought to find their displaced loved ones during the chaotic time of Reconstruction. Three women (a former heiress, her mixed race sister, and the heiress' former slave) must travel from...

American Pop Snowden Wright

AMERICAN POP is a sprawling historical novel set in Mississippi detailing the rise and fall of the Forster family's soda empire, the first in this fictional American history. Using Nathaniel Hawthorne's observation that "families are always rising and falling in America," Wright looks into the forces that shape...