If you are going to immerse yourself in a Deep South small town, in 1960, follow the lead of Chris Brookhouse in his new novel, “Finn,” which begins with a funeral procession....Brookhouse presents his novel at Captain's Bookshelf, 5:30. May 26. Read review.
Miss Julia's social comedy
Ann B. Ross' 16th Miss Julia novel is a comedy of manners as a comedy of errors in small-town, fictional Abbottsville. Read review. See about upcoming appearances
Monumental reflections on Pack Square
Talk about the Vance Monument and a corresponding African-American Heritage monument raises questions about the purposes monuments serve. Read more.
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No matter how rough and, at times, lethal, the business of sheriffing got, it was like a game of cops and robbers. Men enjoyed being legendary. Bailey was not only fearless, he was cagey, humorous, music-loving, and sentimental. Read more.
Working Class history
Read about the working class history of the region; and about Dr. David Whisnant's talk on the subject, Thurs., Mar 26, at the Mars Hill College.
McKinney family legacy of joy
Through several generations in Mitchell County, the McKinneys have passed on a legacy. Read story.
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Mary Alice Monroe presents "The Summer's End," Malaprop's, May 26; Blue Ridge Books, May 28.
Karen White (left) presents "The Sound of Glass," Malaprop's, May 31; Fountainhead Bookstore, June 1, $5.
Ron Rash (right) reads from "Something Rich
and Strange," Cashiers Library, June 2.
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