Class Act

Introducing: award-winning writer and teacher Rebecca Skloot.

Beginning of the End

Expatriate Memphians Bob Frank and John Murry come together half a country away.

Staff Pick: On The Road

If there is a literary prescription for surviving adolescence in America, it would be reading Huckleberry Finn (by age 13), The Catcher in the Rye(16), and Jack Kerouac's On the Road (21).

Hometown Heroes

A reluctant superman takes a leap of faith; a Cold War warrior fights for his life.

Second to None

Looking for a little manic melancholy? Harlan T. Bobo's your man.
Bobo's slowed-down, space-age honky-tonk (with hints of Beatlesque pop) provides a sturdy backdrop for a stirring, funny, self-possessed collection of songs.

Staff Pick: Found

Found I & II: The best lost, tossed, and forgotten items from around the world. (Fireside) By Davy Rothbart

The Luck of the Draw

For a trio in Tunica, making a killing is all in the cards.

Turn it Up!

Our annual guide to the city's hitmakers.

Made in Memphis

Whether it serves as inspiration or location, this city rocks.

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