Review

Tara Stringfellow's ode to Memphis is a southern symphony on the page

By Mark Thomas
July 15 2022 - 7:30pm
Memphis, the city we think we know, is beautifully illuminated by Tara Stringfellow. Picture: Shutterstock
  • Memphis, by Tara Stringfellow. Hachette, $32.99.

Lots of Americans reacted to the election of Donald Trump with baffled rage, incoherent contempt or visceral aversion. For her part, Tara Stringfellow resolved to try to write the next great American novel. The result is Memphis.

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