We’re excited to welcome Lindsey Rogers Cook back to FoxTale to celebrate her new novel, LEARNING TO SPEAK SOUTHERN. Lindsey will join us virtually on Tuesday, June 8, 6:30PM ET. Lindsey will be in conversation with our foxy friend Patti Callahan Henry! Free registration through Eventbrite is required. Book purchase appreciated.
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lindsey-rogers-cook-learning-to-speak-southern-virtual-tickets-138859034109
To purchase a SIGNED copy: https://foxtalebookshoppe.indielite.org/book/9781728205403
A searing Southern story about confronting the difference between the family you’re born into and the family you choose, from the acclaimed author of How to Bury Your Brother
Lex fled Memphis years ago, making ends meet with odd jobs teaching English around the world. She only returns when she has no choice, when her godmother presents her with a bargain she can’t refuse. Lex has never understood her mother, who died tragically right before Lex’s college graduation, but now she’s got a chance to read her journals, to try and figure out what sent her mother spiraling all those years ago.
The Memphis that Lex inhabits is more bourbon and bbq joint than sweet tea on front porches, and as she pieces together the Memphis her mother knew, seeing the lure of the world through her mother’s lush writing, she must confront more of her own past and the people she left behind. Once all is laid bare, Lex must decide for herself: What is the true meaning of family?