Editors: North By South

No matter how long they live in New York City, Southern writers and editors never seem to adjust. They may not be able to go home again, as Thom as Wolfe once warned, but they resist making a home of New York. Their work, too, stands apart. To their writ ing, they bring a closeness to the soil, an abiding sense of tradition, a refreshing wonderment at the city's delights along with a certain wariness. All these qualities are much in evidence in two new books by transplanted Southerners, North Toward Home by...

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