Taylor Brown’s The River of Kings chosen as SIBA 2017 Okra Pick

A big congratulations to Taylor Brown whose sophomore novel The River of Kings has been selected as a 2017 Winter Okra Pick by SIBA (Southern Independent Booksellers Association)

brownrok“The 2017 Winter Okra Picks have been selected: a flavor-filled collection of new Southern books hand-picked by Southern indie booksellers–people with impeccable taste in books… All Winter Okra picks have a strong Southern focus and publish between January and March, and all have fans among Southern indie booksellers: the people who are always looking out for the next great writer to fill your reading plate. So the next time you visit your local Southern indie bookstore and someone says, “You’ve got to read this!” and hands you one of these tasty titles, dig in and ask for a second helping. Great books are always good for you! ” From the SIBA website.

The River of Kings will be published by St. Martin’s Press in March 2017. Bobbie Anne Mason says of the book:

“I read Taylor Brown’s new novel in a state of astonishment–at the bold undertaking, the exhilarating narrative, and the vivid language. I was mesmerized by the way he weaves three separate stories together over time to create a startling portrait of America’s soul.”


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