A great article by Jim Leggett, an international photo journalist and long-standing member of the HV Morton Society formerly of Glasgow: One can imagine relaxing, secluded in this comfortable chair, a...Continue Reading
Oxford American polled 134 scholars asking them about the top 10 Southern novels of all time. Here were the results: Absalom, Absalom! ~William Faulkner All the King's Men ~ Robert...Continue Reading
Every time I trek through Franklin, I make sure to stop in at Landmark. On my first visit, I had a lovely, long conversation with the owner, and ever since, it's felt like visiting a friend. The antebellum building has loads of character, and it's brimming with books without feeling over crowded. There are countless little nooks and crannies to explore, and the selection of books is well-organized and easy to access. One of my favorite extra features is the little reading porch on the second story! Definitely make this a stop on your trip to Franklin, whether you're looking for a book, or just a comfortable glimpse of local character and history.
Here is just one of the many reviews we have received on a variety of…
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that storybooks had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass,” Eudora Welty once said. “Yet regardless of where they came from, I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them—with the books themselves, cover and binding and the paper they were printed on, with their smell and their weight and with their possession in my arms, captured and carried off to myself. Still illiterate, I was ready for them, committed to all the reading I could give them.