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New book explores visits of the commanders-in-chief
TONY COPE may live in Ireland now, but he’s still a Savannah writer at heart. “Hail to the Chief, Y’all!

Diane Cantor’s novel deals with agency and young sexuality

'Sometimes we all have a desire to assert ourselves,' Cantor says of her character, Mavis.'We don't want to be pushed around.'

Exploring the ethics, economics and empowerment of breast milk sharing

SCAD anthropology prof Dr. Susan Falls explores the history of human milk sharing and its ever-increasing demand in White Gold: Stories of Breast Milk Sharing.
Falls also examines how the outlying practice employs established infrastructure from FedEx to Facebook and occupies spaces that weren’t necessarily designed for it.

Susan Earl’s debut novel In the Dark explores a side of the city few see

With almost four decades of living in Savannah behind her, Earl brings intimate local knowledge to her first novel.

Pondering Pulaski

Local couple chronicles life and times of one of Savannah’s, and the nation’s, most interesting heroes
By J.R. Roseberry HIS NAME is ubiquitous.

Fall Arts Preview: Literary Events and Lectures

For literati and glitterati alike.

Who’s writing your playbook?

Find life’s silver linings at free workshop with Omkari Williams
Even if they’ve been in the game for decades, many folks don’t even know where to begin improving their relationships, finances or spiritual fulfillment.

Ann Hood: The books that mattered most

Bestselling novelist recounts lessons learned from the pages at Sept. 1 lecture
ALL of us cherish the books that affected us in childhood—the love stories that made us pine, the tragedies that made us cry, the epics that opened our eyes to the enormity of history.

Not-so-random acts of kindness

Local author ties together history, mental illness and a famous onion
NANCY BRANDON'S second novel, Show Me a Kindness, begins just as the effects of the Great Depression are hitting Vidalia, Georgia, and the book is a lot like the onion that would make the town famous—sweet yet complex, with a bit of a bite. The challenges of poverty and staid social mores spur the plot and cast of characters, who are also dealing with mental illness, closeted homosexuality, and racial inequality at a time when such things weren’t even named.

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