Garden & Gun Books
From the heartwarming—and often hilarious—stories of canine companionship in Good Dog to the essential wisdom dispensed in The Southerner’s Handbook, these collections offer more of what you love about G&G
Whether you live below the Mason Dixon Line or just wish you did, The Southerner’s Handbook is your guide to living the good life.
Curated by the editors of the award-winning Garden & Gun magazine, this compilation of more than 100 instructional and narrative essays offers a comprehensive tutorial to modern-day life in the South. From food and drink to sporting and style, home and garden to arts and culture, you'll discover essential skills and unique insights from some of the South’s finest writers, chefs, and craftsmen—including the secrets to perfect biscuits, tips for betting on the Kentucky Derby, and how to whip up a proper Sazerac. You'll also find:
Roy Blount, Jr. on telling a great story
Julia Reed on throwing the ultimate party
Jonathan Miles on drinking like a Southerner
Jack Hitt on the beauty of cooking a whole hog
John T. Edge on why Southern food matters
And much more. So grab a glass of fine bourbon, head out to the porch, and get comfortable. You’re in for an experience as surprising and enchanting as the South itself.
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Our newest book, Good Dog, is a collection of your favorite stories from Garden & Gun as well as original essays celebrating the unique relationships between humans and their canine companions. From the troublemakers who can’t be fenced in to the lifelong companions who never leave our sides, this one-of-a-kind anthology showcases man’s best friend though all his most endearing (and sometimes maddening) attributes.
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