read in her southern drawl what is said to be her most famous work, A Good Man is Hard to Find, see what you think of her writing and her reading. I am a bit curious now, so I suspect I might have to giver her a try and discern for myself if her satire, irony, and humor--apparently tightly cloaked in her Catholic faith--is all it was cracked up to be.
Union Avenue Books goes, it is a locally owned indie, and they host local, regional, and nationally known authors for readings and signings since they opened in 2011 in the Daylight Building--which was the reason for my unexpected discovery.
We believe an independent bookstore is essential to the vibrancy of our community...Now, Knoxville is on our short list for retirement locale. What's not to love if not to eat, sleep, and read local, and especially when it looks this enticing? I think, to quote my friend Gigi, "these are my people!"