Skip to main content

If there are “celebrity” writers, Barbara Kingsolver has to be at the top of the list. Her 1988 novel “The Bean Trees” put her on the literary map, but it was “The Poisonwood Bible” a decade later, about a family of Southern Baptist missionaries in 1960s Congo, that became an Oprah Book Club…

The singer and actor Jennette McCurdy (b. 1992) is probably not too familiar with most readers … at least the ones I know. She is most well kn…

Whew! Is it just me or is time flying ever faster? When I was younger it seemed as if I spent a lot of time waiting, rather impatiently, for t…

Editor’s note: This is a reprint of a previous column in light of the recent hard freeze experienced in the Golden Isles. It is our hope you f…

The award-winning journalist Ted Conover has made a career of immersing himself in seemingly impenetrable subcultures, then writing with sympa…

It seems to me that there are two types of people this time of year: those that crave a big celebratory New Year’s Eve shindig, preferably in …

This is the time of year when I want, no – I crave, having company. After all, I’ve just spent hours putting up outside lights (sweating profu…

That scant month between Thanksgiving and Christmas can be both highly enjoyable and decidedly hectic; after all, there are the decorations to…

The history of Black America, and the impact of that history, are familiar ground for the American bestselling writer Dolen Perkins-Valdez. He…

We accept many different kinds of announcements. Just click on the button below and submit a form.