We are very sorry to say Ben Fountain will not be able to make the trip to Flyleaf due to circumstances beyond his control. The ever-entertaining "firebrand" Hal Crowther will still discuss his latest book and the lives that changed the social landscape of the South. Please join us!
Tuesday 2/26, 7 p.m.
Hal Crowther discusses his latest book Freedom Fighters and Hell Raisers: A Gallery of Memorable Southerners
Hal Crowther is an award-winning critic and essayist, a journalist whose work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Granta, and Narrative magazines, among many others, and in the Oxford American, where his column “Dealer’s Choice” was a finalist for a National Magazine Award. His columns and reviews have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Spectator, and many independent weeklies and journals. A recipient of the Baltimore Sun’s Mencken Award for Writing, he is the author of four essay collections and An Infuriating American: The Incendiary Arts of H.L. Mencken. For his third collection of essays, Gather at the River, he was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle prize for criticism. He lives in Hillsborough, NC, with his wife, novelist Lee Smith.