David Haskell, author of The Forest Unseen, is Sat. night keynoter in Sept. 8-10 festival of intriguing authors. Read about Haskell's book, packed with close observation, amazing stories, and wit. Also, learn more about fest.
Chitra & power of disclosure
See interview with masterful storytelling novelist about Before We Visit the Goddess.
Inside John schizophrenic
Bob Mustin's new book of fiction features a novella that gets inside the mind of a journalist struggling with emerging schizophrenia and stressful family relations. Read about the remarkable story.
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The father from Fletcher served in the NC 25th. Learn a little about him and his family.
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.
Tornadoes in WNC
Since 1950, only a couple of tornadoes have caused injuries in this region; and one caused a shocking couple of deaths. Read about it.
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Wiley Cash and Ben Fountain (left) discuss Fountain's "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk," UNC:A's Reuter Center, Sep. 22.
Makeda Lewis presents "Avie's Dreams: An Afro-Feminist Coloring Book," Malaprop's, Sep. 26.
Shane Wilson (right) presents his debut novel,
"A Year Since the Rain," Firestorm Café & Books, Sep. 29.
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