December Read of the Month: “Larry Brown: A Writer’s Life,” by Jean W. Cash

Reviewed by Philip K. Jason Professor Cash’s life story of Mississippi author Larry Brown sets a high standard for biographies of contemporary authors. Her study is a model of how to absorb abundant and varied research materials into a sturdy, accessible prose style. Cash neatly balances materials about Brown’s personal life, his progress as a […]

Philip K. Jason’s Father’s Month Pick

     SLR contributor Phil Jason selects his most influential read by a male Southern author. “One of my favorites is Larry Brown’s Dirty Work,” says Jason, “a brilliant (and very Southern) novel of the Vietnam War and its aftermath.” Click to Buy