Issue 13, August / September 1996

Issue 13, August / September 1996


“Everything is grist for a writer’s mill. When something happens to us, we never simply chalk it up to experience and go on with our life—it is our life.” — Florence King in “Handmaidens”

Includes “A Photographic Essay” by Victoria Balaban. Featuring “Target Practice” by Chris Offutt, “Who Killed Susan Smith?” by Blanche McCrary Boyd, and “An Unsuitable Attachment” by Bailey White.

Also featuring work by Wendy Brenner, Roy Blount Jr., Hal Crowther, Tony Early, Mary Hood, Tom Rankin, and more.


THE MAJESTIC DINER


A Photographic Essay 

by Victoria Balaban

The Majestic Food Shop, an Atlanta landmark, has been serving “Food That Pleases Since 1929.” Victoria Balaban, a student of phycology at nearby Emory University, and a frequent visitor to the Majestic, offers his impressions.


 FEATURES

Who Killed Susan Smith? 
by Blanche McCrary Boyd

An Unsuitable Attachment
by Bailey White

Target Practice 
by Chris Offutt


DEPARTMENTS


PERSONAL ESSAY

by Wendy Brenner

OUT BACK

by Tony Early

ROADSIDE

by Caroline Langston

HOME PAGE 

by Elizabeth Forston Arroyo

SOUTHERN DINING

by Julia Reed

SOUTHERN TRAVEL

by Mary Hood

SOUTHERN BOOKS

by Humphreys McGee

SOUTHERN SCENES

by Tom Rankin


COLUMNS


THE FAILED SOUTHERN LADY

by Florence King

DEALER'S CHOICE

by Hal Crowther

COMICS

by P. Revess

GONE OFF UP NORTH

by Roy Blunt Jr.