Magazine


Issue 9, October / November 1995

 

“Man loves to fight, must fight, must do, must conquer a day or lie shiftless, moaning and feckless. Many have felt this…” — Barry Hannah in “Old Terror, New Hearts”

Barry Hannah reports on “Inside Louisiana’s Leper Colony.” Short stories by Debra Leigh Scott and Richard Rubin. Julia Reed explains Southern fashion. Photography by Tom Roster in Canton, Mississippi. Marc Smirnoff writes about That Bookstore in Blytheville. Interview with Joel Schumacher, the director of A Time to Kill. Other contributors include Charles Taylor, Fred Hobson, Thomas Easterling, and Robert Brinkerhoff.







FEATURES

SHORT STORIES

THE ACCIDENTS OF MAN  
by Debra Leigh Scott

NOVEMBER 
by Richard Rubin

REPORTING

OLD TERROR, NEW HEARTS 
Inside Louisiana's Leper Colony
by Barry Hannah

ESSAY

SOUTHERN FASHION EXPLAINED 
by Julia Reed

PHOTOGRAPHY

ON LOCATION IN CANTON, MISSISSIPPI 
by Tom Roster


DEPARTMENTS

DOWN, OUT, & ABOUT

THE CRIME SCENE •  LIBERTY FOR Y'ALL • THE PATTY WAGON 

SOUTHERN HUMOR

ELVIS WEEK CONFIDENTIAL 
by John Fergus Ryan

SOUTHERN TRAVEL

LOOK HOMEWARD, THOMAS 
by Thomas Easterling

SOUTHERN OUTDOORS

A DAY NO FISH WOULD DIE 
by Jonathon Miles

INTERVIEW

Joel Schumacher: DIRECTOR OF A TIME TO KILL 

SOUTHERN MUSIC

IN MEMORIAM: CHARLIE RICH 
by Charles Taylor

SOUTHERN BOOKSTORES

THAT BOOKSTORE IN BLYTHEVILLE 
by Marc Smirnoff

SOUTHERN BOOKS

LEE SMITH: THIS WORLD IS NOT MY OWN 
by Charles Taylor

B.C. HALL & C.T. WOOD: TELLING ABOUT THE SOUTH 
by Fred Hobson

SOUTHERN SCENES

WALKER PERCY'S THE SECOND COMING 
by Robert Brinkerhoff