Thursday, March 24, 2016

An Entertaining Riot of a Read About the Modern-Day South

Off the Shelf
By Taylor Noel    |   Wednesday, March 23, 2016
I grew up in the South. I wore bows in my hair, pearls around my neck, Lilly Pulitzer sundresses, and Jack Rogers sandals. I was invited to be a debutante and I pledged a sorority. Needless to say, the importance of a well-manicured appearance has been impressed upon me, and I’ve also witnessed my fair share of bad behavior from elite Southern women. Still, I don’t think anything could have prepared me for the striking world of Cheshire, an exclusive residential community in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, which is at the heart of Helen Ellis’s first book, Eating the Cheshire Cat. READ MORE

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