|2016 Winter Okra Picks|
Serving up a helping of the Winter 2016 Okra Picks!
Preachers and pornographers, prisoners and protesters, conspirators and country shop keepers. . .these are just some of the cast of characters you’ll find in yet another season of fantastically varied and nutritional southern literature. The 2016 Winter Okra Picks have just been selected by southern independent booksellers – a spicy and seasoned helping of thirteen great books representing the best in forthcoming southern lit, according to the people who would know.
All the picks have a strong Southern focus and are publish between January and March, 2016, 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 plate and in your TBR stack. So it is very likely the next time you visit your local Southern indie bookstore, someone will hand you one and say, “You’ve got to read this!” Read them before they hit the bestseller lists and impress your friends with your impeccable taste and literary savvy!
The 2016 Winter Okra Picks
The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement
A Mysterious Life & Calling: From Slavery to Ministry in South Carolina
The Feathered Bone
The Secret to Hummingbird Cake
My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir
The Opposite of Everyone
No Shred of Evidence
The Serpent King
No One Knows
Okra Picks are chosen every season by Southern Independent Bookstores. For more information visit sibaweb.com/okra.