Monday, December 1, 2014

Six top works of Southern fiction

Ron Rash is the New York Times bestselling award-winning author of Serena and The Cove. His latest book is Something Rich and Strange: Selected Stories.

One of the author's six favorite Southern fiction books, as shared at The Week magazine:
Suttree by Cormac McCarthy

McCarthy is my favorite living novelist, and over the years I've vacillated between Blood Meridian and Suttree when trying to name my favorite of his novels. Recently I've come to prefer this story of a loner who floats down the Tennessee River in a houseboat, in part because of its mixture of humor and sadness; most of all for its humanity.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue