Above the Waterfall weds a contemporary thriller with a portrayal of people tapping an ancient way of being. Read about book, read interview with author, see about Sept. 8 event.
Adam Johnson, author of prize-winning The Orphan Master's Son, has a new, memorable book of stories, Fortune Smiles. Read review, author interview, and about Sept. 4 event.
Us v. Them--not good history
Read about Southern heritage, the fight against racism, and the way a person-by=person approach to history helps.
Lover's Leap legend
The site in Hot Springs above the French Broad has generated a legend that is pure imagination. Read about the source and the suspectness.
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Mountains preachers were stand-out personalities in the old days, having been called, and desirous of really getting the message across. Read stories.
Jesse James Bailey
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.
See more Community and Local History features.
See week's calendar of events.
Julia Nunnally Duncan (right) signs her works, Orchard at Altapass, Aug. 29.
Jenny Milchman presents "As Night Falls," Malaprop's, Sept. 1.
Adam Johnson (left) presents "Fortune Smiles," Malaprop's, Sept. 5.
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