Poor place, caring people
Charles Dodd White's new novel cries for the country, finds great poetry, and heads toward a tragic climax, despite caring characters. Read review.
The very poorest
Katherine Boo's prize-winning book about a Mumbai is reviewed and up for discussion. Read more.
Interview with a laureate
Joseph Bathanti, N.C. Poet Laureate talks about his new books and more; he speaks at Wolfe Memorial, Sat. June 21. Read story and interview.
George Singleton's latest story collection, Between Wrecks, presents unique upstate S.C. hero. Read review.
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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.
New documents, donated to Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society reveal fascinating stories about pioneer families. Read story.
See more Community and Local History features.
See week's calendar of events.
Ann Aguirre, Beth Revis (left), Alexandra Duncan, and Megan Spooner (right) hold a YA discussion panel, Malaprop's, Aug. 5.
Joe Longobardi presents "Urban Photography from the Streets of a Bohemian Mountain Town," Grateful Steps, Aug. 8.
The Smith-McDowell House Museum holds
a lecture on Appalachian storytelling, Aug. 9.
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