Got books?

level:deepsouth also publishes reviews of books that pertain to the anthology’s focus of Generation X in the Deep South in the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s. The first two book reviews have been posted – Palmer Smith’s review of Sally Mann’s Hold Still and Charles Reed writing on Hilde Lovern Stephens’ Family Matters – and two more areContinue reading “Got books?”

A reading list from “level:deepsouth” in-progress

Since the first works were published in July, level:deepsouth has covered some territory but is still a long way from telling the whole of this complex story. Works have been published from six states, with two book reviews (and two more on the way), and I’m looking forward to hearing from more Generation-X writers. Below is aContinue reading “A reading list from “level:deepsouth” in-progress”

Book Review: “Hold Still” by Sally Mann

Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann (Little, Brown and Company, 2016) Reviewed by Palmer Smith Hold Still by Sally Mann tells the story of a famous and controversial photographer’s personal history whilst digging into the sleepy culture of the American South. Mann’s ability to write her memoir with such honesty surrounding the connections between her past, present, andContinue reading “Book Review: “Hold Still” by Sally Mann”