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10 books about the South

Pick up one of these featured titles on the South in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on the South. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Where I Come From: Stories from the Deep South by Rick Bragg

Category: Essays

This book was published last year by Knopf and takes approximately 8.5 hours to read.

The Deepest South of All: True Stories from Natchez, Mississippi by Richard Grant

Category: United States

This book was published last year by Simon & Schuster and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

Great Houses of the South by Laurie Ossman

Category: Houses & Hotels

This book was published 11 years ago by Rizzoli and takes approximately 9.1 hours to read.

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Category: Coming of Age

This book was published 3 years ago by G.P. Putnam's Sons and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

The South Carolina State Hospital: Stories from Bull Street (Landmarks) by William Buchheit

Category: State & Local

This book was published last year by The History Press and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.

Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits by Reese Witherspoon

Category: Interior Design

This book was published 3 years ago by Atria Books and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

Category: Children's Books

This book was published 2 years ago by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South by Rick Bragg

Category: Essays

This book was published 3 years ago by TI Inc. Books and takes approximately 8.8 hours to read.

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Category: Coming of Age

This book was published 18 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 11.7 hours to read.

Trouble the Water: A Novel by Jacqueline Friedland

Category: Historical

This book was published 3 years ago by SparkPress and takes approximately 11.7 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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