Southern

Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region. Characteristics of Southern literature include a focus on a common Southern history, the significance of family, a sense of community and one’s role within it, a sense of justice, the region's dominant religion (Christianity) and the burdens/rewards religion often brings, issues of racial tension, land and the promise it brings, a sense of social class and place, and the use of the Southern dialect. ...more

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In Polite Company
When the Reckoning Comes
Under the Bayou Moon
What the Cat Dragged In (Cat in the Stacks #14)
Razorblade Tears
The Taking of Jake Livingston
Totally Folked (Good Folk: Modern Folktales, #1)
All the Little Hopes
The Lights of Sugarberry Cove
The Heathens (Quinn Colson #11)
The Wife Upstairs
A Time for Mercy (Jake Brigance, #3)
The Sweetness of Water
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
The Newcomer
The Book of Lost Friends
The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop
The Summer of Lost and Found (Beach House, #7)
God Spare the Girls
The Girls in the Stilt House
Hurricane Season
Mother May I
Midnight at the Blackbird Café
What's Mine and Yours
Honeysuckle Season
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourtBastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy AllisonTobacco Road by Erskine CaldwellThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainDeliverance by James Dickey
White Trash Literature
179 books — 60 voters
The Syndrome by Paul RegaBikenomics by Elly BlueTrail of 32 by Paul RegaThe Shock Doctrine by Naomi KleinThe God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
Novels by Paul Rega
6 books — 3 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Best Southern Literature
1,267 books — 2,647 voters
The Help by Kathryn StockettPale by Edward A. FarmerThe Sound and the Fury by William FaulknerA Time to Kill by John GrishamClub Dead by Charlaine Harris
Books Set in Mississippi
254 books — 57 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Best Southern Books
780 books — 800 voters
Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Help by Kathryn StockettPale by Edward A. FarmerThe Color Purple by Alice Walker
Historical Fiction - The American South
292 books — 67 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird
The Help
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
The Secret Life of Bees
Gone with the Wind
Where the Crawdads Sing
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
The Sound and the Fury
As I Lay Dying
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
The Prince of Tides
Cold Sassy Tree
The Color Purple

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