Each issue of Publishers Weekly ends with a one-page essay on the last page, called Soapbox. The April 5th issue was written by Anjali Enjeti, who grew up in Chattanooga. It is entitled, “The Cost of the Deal.”
Southbound by Anjali Enjeti made "The Million’s Most Anticipated Books for April 2021" list and "Electric Lit’s list of 43 Books by Women of Color to Read in 2021."
The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins is number 4 on the Good Housekeeping "Best Books to Read in 2021 So Far" list.
The 2021 Lambda Literary Awards Finalists have been announced, and include:
Bisexual Nonfiction – The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley