War vet bird artist
Michael Francis Reagan creates a fiction that stems from WNC mountains and contributes to war veterans' expressive efforts. Read review.
North Toe legacies
Read Parts 1 - 3 of "Spruce Pine and North Toe: The History and the Vision," a story-filled demonstration of values.
The very poorest
Katherine Boo's prize-winning book about a Mumbai is reviewed and up for discussion. Read more.
Interview with a laureate
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Through several generations in Mitchell County, the McKinneys have passed on a legacy. Read story.
Hogs on our mind
Story about how hogs shaped WNC culture refers to John Weaver, Robert Morgan, & Tipper Pressley.
Innocence Project, dateline 1808
Henry West went to the scaffold, was saved last minute, and was later exonerated. Read Asheville history story.
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Joseph Bathanti (left) presents his poetry, Hot Springs Visitor's Center, Aug. 19.
Fred Chappell (right) presents his new poetry collection, "Familiars," Malaprop's, Aug. 21; Fountainhead Bookstore, Aug. 22.
Seven authors read from their works at the Booktopia Authors' Celebration, Malaprop's, Aug. 23.
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