The Best of the South

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Yes, it's June, but The Oxford American's spring issue has just arrived. And this one was worth the wait. A host of big-time writers, including Bobbie Ann Mason, John Updike, and Roy Blount, pay homage to the "Best of the South," with odes to their favorite diner, recipe, novel, actor, street vendor, governor, and a Memphis night.

Former Flyer writer Ashley Fantz also checks in with an ode to a jewel thief. It's a fine package. Get you one today, here, y'all.

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