The 1987 Lillian Smith Book Awards By Thadious Davis Vol. 9, No. 5, 1987, pp. 33-34, 36 When Georgia author Lillian Smith died in 1966, the Southern Regional Council established an award not only to honor her work and her
On Guard Against Good Intentions. By George Littleton Vol. 9, No. 5, 1987, pp. 37-38 The Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy. (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1987. 372 pp. $17.95.) In Walker Percy’s latest novel, The Thanatos Syndrome, Dr.
The Struggle Goes to Hollywood By HRW Vol. 9, No. 5, 1987, p. 39 In the eyes of a South African filmmaker who has seen Cry Freedom while visiting the United States recently, Richard Attenborough’s epic film about Donald Woods
The Cold Hard Truth By J.L. Chestnut, Jr. Vol. 9, No. 5, 1987, p. 40 This is the 200th year of the U.S. Constitution, but that document remains shrouded in fiction, misunderstanding and ignorance. Millions of Americans know so little