Thursday, November 08, 2007

Sarah Churchwell: six books on the Deep South

Sarah Churchwell, a writer and academic who has lectured in the School of American Studies at the University of East Anglia since 1999, named the latest critic's chart for the London Times. Her theme: "Six on the American Deep South."

One title on her list:
Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody

A poignant autobiographical portrait of growing up poor and black in the Jim Crow South.
Read about Number One on Churchwell's list.

--Marshal Zeringue