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What's Your All-Time Favorite Book About The American South?

The Color Purple? The Sound and the Fury? (We know it's a difficult question.)

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The American South has given us some of our very best writers.

And those writers have created some necessary reading.
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And those writers have created some necessary reading.

Maybe you keep returning to those pre-war novels from the Southern renaissance.

Like William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury.
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Like William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury.

Or maybe you can't get enough of the new classics.

Like Jesmyn Ward's Salvage the Bones.
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Like Jesmyn Ward's Salvage the Bones.

Southern literature just has a specific appeal — and we want to hear about the ones you love.

Of any variety — fiction, essays, poetry, whatever.
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Of any variety — fiction, essays, poetry, whatever.

Tell us which books about the South are your absolute favorite — and why — and you might be featured in a future BuzzFeed post!

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