Godwin's kind of ghost
Gail Godwin's latest novel, Grief Cottage, involves a boy for whom the link between the real and the subconscious worlds splits. Read special interview with author.
Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction, speaks at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 7 p.m., Thursday, April 6. Read about the event and read her essay.
Appalachian food memory
1942: hunters in Haywood County get ready to go chase bear. Read more.
Job Barnard's Civil War portrait
At age 26, Job Dillingham Barnard enlisted in the Black Mountain Guards at Democrat on July 23, 1861, and was elected 1st Lieutenant. Job’s maternal grandfather, Absalom Dillingham, had been a first settler of the Big Ivy area. Read more.
Snake handling, 1985
Charles Prince explained his faith and practice in a 1985 story when the Haywood County sheriff confiscated snakes. Read more.
An 1877 diary reveals what it was like to come to Asheville for early treatment at Dr. Gleitsmann's sanitarium. His pamphlet displayed the view of Asheville to the left. Read more.
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