Scott Naugle

Naugle joined Leader's Edge as book review contributor in 2022. When he's not running the Pass Books/Cat Island Coffeehouse in Pass Christian and Gulfport, Miss., he works as president of consumer solutions for Cadence Insurance, previously serving as its chief operating officer. Naugle received his undergraduate degree in insurance and risk management from Penn State University, earned a master of liberal studies degree from Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., and a master of arts degree from Tulane University in New Orleans.
Submerged in the Swell of Memory
Lifestyle Submerged in the Swell of Memory
Review of The Sea
January 17, 2023
Out from the Naivete of Normal
Lifestyle Out from the Naivete of Normal
Review of One Hundred Saturdays
December 1, 2022
A Novel in Disguise
Lifestyle A Novel in Disguise
Review of The Last Suspicious Holdout: Stories
November 1, 2022
Hitchcock
Lifestyle Hitchcock
Need we say more?
September 29, 2022
Food Memories
Lifestyle Food Memories
Two regional cookbooks combine culture, cuisine and character.
September 1, 2022
Ready Player One: Not Just for Gamers
Lifestyle Ready Player One: Not Just for Gamers
There’s unexpected reflection and delight in Ernest Cline’s dystopic world.
July 19, 2022
A Mystery's Technical Mastery
Lifestyle A Mystery's Technical Mastery
A review of The Family Chao: A Novel
May 31, 2022
Discovering Darwin’s Garden
Lifestyle Discovering Darwin’s Garden
A review of "The Ghost in the Garden: In Search of Darwin's Lost Garden"
May 1, 2022
Self-Help Through Solitude
Lifestyle Self-Help Through Solitude
A Review of Brighter by the Day: Waking Up to New Hopes and Dreams
April 1, 2022
Reader’s Edge with Author Jack E. Davis
Podcasts Reader’s Edge with Author Jack E. Davis
The Pulitzer Prize winner discusses his new book.
March 28, 2022
Understanding America’s Spirit Animal
Lifestyle Understanding America’s Spirit Animal
A Review of The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America’s Bird
February 28, 2022
Fiction Therapy for Our Jittery Souls
Lifestyle Fiction Therapy for Our Jittery Souls
A Review of The Best American Short Stories of 2021
January 18, 2022