level:deepsouth is a crowdsourced online anthology about growing up Generation X in the Deep South during the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s. The anthology is open to submissions of creative nonfiction and images, as well as to contributions for the lists. The reviews section is for thoughtful commentaries on books about the South that Generation X experienced as young people during that time.

Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann (Little, Brown, 2016)
reviewed by Palmer Smith

Family Matters: James Dobson and Focus on the Family’s Crusade for the Christian Home by Hilde Lovern Stephens (University of Alabama Press, 2019)
reviewed by Charles Reed

Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia by Gordon Lamb (University of Georgia Press, 2018)
reviewed by Foster Dickson

Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture by Grace Elizabeth Hale (University of North Carolina Press, 2020)
reviewed by Jim Hodgson

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