Re-Examining Harry Crews' Place In Southern Literature

May 18, 2016

Harry Crews isn't a household name, but the Georgia author made an indelible mark on Southern literature. His talent has been likened to William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor and Hunter S. Thompson. A new biography hopes to bring more awareness to his legacy. Ted Geltner is the author of “Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews.”

Harry Crews' novel, "The Hawk Is Dying," was adapted into a movie in 2006 starring Paul Giamatti.