Robert Morgan's 15th volume of poetry, and 27th book, creates artworks that link the momentary with the mystical, rural and cosmic, deformity and beauty, and drag harrows and MRIs. 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
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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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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Patti Callahan Henry (left) presents "The Idea of Love," Malaprop's, June 24.
Timothy Spira presents "The Magic of Waterfalls and Wildflowers in the Southern Appalachian Mountains," Swannanoa Valley Museum, June 27.
George Ellison (right) and Libby Kephart
Hargrave honor Horace Kephart by reading from
"A Room of One's Own" and "Horace Kephart:
His Way Back," City Lights Bookstore, June 27.
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