Joining us in the studio:
In this episode, Ande Davis recommends literature from the southern United States for your Reading Around the World Challenge! Ande Davis a writer who studies ethnofuturism and also teaches at UMKC and Washburn University.
How are we defining southern United States, anyway? According to Wikipedia, it’s complicated by historical and cultural development and open to interpretation, but basically the southern United States “is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Western United States, with the Midwestern United States and Northeastern United States to its north and the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico to its south.”
Answer: Both, or neither, plus many more! We won’t dictate that a certain book is a must-read – we want to expand your ideas of regional reading and tempt you to fill your to-read list with many new titles.
In case we don’t mention enough titles to quench your insatiable thirst for more books, here are some additional lists:
- The 50 Best Southern Novels Ever Written from FlavorWire
- The Best Southern Novels of All Time from Oxford American
- 38 Books Every Southern Woman Should Read from Bustle
HUSH Upcoming Episodes
- July 24, 2018: Reading Around the World: British Isles
- August 14, 2018: Reading Around the World: Asia and Australia
- September 4, 2018: Reading Around the World: Western United States