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While you’re stuck indoors, why not pick up a new book? The Charleston area has gifted us a plethora of wonderful authors over the years, and if you miss the marshes, city streets, and unexplored beaches, these are the books for you.
Pat Conroy is a beloved Southern author with a bibliography of work all set at least partially in the Lowcountry. Although Conroy passed away in 2016, he is survived by classic books like “The Prince of Tides” and “The Great Santini.”
Dorthea Benton Frank is a prolific Charleston-based author whose twentieth novel, “Queen Bee” is now on sale. Several of her books reference Lowcountry locations, including “Folly Beach,” “Return to Sullivans Island” and “Pawleys Island.”
Sue Monk Kidd is the bestselling author of “The Secret Life of Bees” and “The Invention of Wings,” with a new novel called “The Book of Longings” on the way in late April. Read up on her books for Southern nostalgia and feel-good settings.