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The 2015 Summer Okra Picks

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance has announced its 2015 Summer Okra Picks, a “bushel of books that represent the best in Southern lit, fresh off the vine.” The pick of the bushel, of course, is Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman (Hub City Press), her first book since the much-celebrated 1960 release of the Pulitzer-Prize […]

SIBA Announces 2015 Winter Okra Picks

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance has announced their 2015 Winter Okra Picks: All the chosen books have a strong Southern focus and are published between January and March, 2015, and all of them have fans among Southern indie booksellers; people who are always looking out for the next great writer who should be on your […]

NC Authors Among Summer OKRA Picks

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance has announced their Summer 2014 Okra Picks—the best Southern lit, “fresh off the vine.” The short list includes the following North Carolina authors: Kim Boykin (Palmetto Moon: A Lowcountry Novel), Charlotte Sarah Creech (Season of the Dragonflies), Charlotte Marcie Cohen Ferris (The Edible South: The Power of Food and the […]

Books for Your Summer Reading List

The Southern Indpendent Booksellers Association (SIBA) has just released its its 2013 Okra picks—great southern books, fresh off the vine. These twelve books have two things in common: they are southern in nature, and there is a southern indie bookseller that wants everyone to read each one! A Place at the Table by Susan Rebecca White […]