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A Shelter of Others by Charles Dodd White

Mountain writer expresses a cry for countryby Rob Neufeld             There’s a scene in Charles Dodd White’s new novel, “A Shelter of Others,” in which a character topples twenty feet off a ledge in a national forest and is saved by some kind of “solid bulk” that interrupts his fall.            He has landed on a…See More
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Michael Davenport replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Q&A about Asheville water system and the current state initiative
"Nicely done, and informative. I look forward to part 2."
Jul 18
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Life among the poorest is eye-openerby Rob Neufeld             Enlightened and sobered by Katherine Boo’s account of political amorality and human behavior in “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,” I was also amazed by her narrative achievement.            The book is…See More
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City Lights Bookstore posted events
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Dave Turner posted a blog post

Does anyone need a good proofreader?

My company, Dave Turner Creative, has just Dave Turner Creative has formed a new partnership with expert proofreader Rebecca Lang. Here are her credentials, experience and specialties:http://daveturnercreative.com/proofreadingAll the best,Dave Turner, author of Billy Ray's…See More
Jul 2
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Book discussions in WNC, July 2014

WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, JULY 2014Tuesday, July 1WILD BOOK CLUB: The WILD Book Club discusses “The Interestings” by Meg Wolitzer at the Battery Park Book Exchange, 1 Page Ave., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.BOOK DISCUSSION: “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki is the subject of a book discussion at the Weaverville…See More
Jun 28
City Lights Bookstore posted events
Jun 28
City Lights Bookstore posted events
Jun 21
Kathryn Hall posted a blog post

Summer issue of GreenPrints is out!

The summer issue of GreenPrints is out! You probably know it's published right there in Fairview by Pat Stone, former longtime gardening editor of Mother Earth News! He's graciously included an excerpt of one of my favorite stories from my book Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden, which I do hope you will enjoy! He's also going to be making the book available on his site, soon! Thank you, Pat Stone! …See More
Jun 20
Sharon Gruber posted an event

Screening of "Stark Love" filmed in NC in 1929 at A-B Tech Ferguson Auditorium

June 21, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm
The movie, filmed in 1929 in Graham County NC, accompanies the Asheville History Center's "Hillbilly Land" exhibition.See More
Jun 19
Jerald Pope left a comment for Rob Neufeld
"Hey Rob, Can you make it to the reading tonight? If not, where can I send you a copy of the book? Best to email me at <jerry@harebrandideas.com>"
Jun 19
Jerald Pope posted an event

Jerry Pope reads New novel at Monte Visa Hotel

June 19, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Local artist and Swannanoa Valley historian Jerald Pope is releasing his first novel, “The Elvis Tooth.” Pope describes the book as “a comic, historical, action-packed beach book, about Black Mountain that combines real history and stories with a time travel flair,” The titular tooth, the key McGuffin in the story, was an actual tooth pulled from Elvis Presley’s mouth in Black Mountain by Dr. Love in 1975. Pope is best known locally for the “Way Back When” series of plays that ran at the Black…See More
Jun 19
Caralyn Davis posted a blog post

My Short Story "Belong" Published at Word Riot

May entertain, but it is a little edgy, NSFW (not safe for work) as the kids say, so consider yourself warned: http://www.wordriot.org/archives/7026See More
Jun 18
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Historic photo--Bent Field trestle wreck, 1928

HISTORIC PHOTO Bent Field trestle wreck “We have many train wreck pictures,” says Marcy Thompson, Local History Librarian at Transylvania County Library.  Railroad and logging work were dangerous occupations; and Joe Wilde, a logging crew foreman and photographer had been on site for a number of them.  The wreck…See More
Jun 17

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"Flora" by Gail Godwin; author at Malaprop's May 19

Gail Godwin comes to Asheville with new masterwork, “Flora” by Rob Neufeld               In her 14th novel, “Flora,” Gail Godwin reveals th…

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Novelist Barbara Kingsolver changes climate with new novel Author comes to Asheville Nov. 28 by Rob Neufeld               “Where is she tak…

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A Shelter of Others by Charles Dodd White

Mountain writer expresses a cry for country by Rob Neufeld               There’s a scene in Charles Dodd White’s new novel, “A Shelter of O…

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Life among the poorest is eye-opener by Rob Neufeld               Enlightened and sobered by Katherine Boo’s account of political amorality…

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6 New Books by WNC Authors

New books speak of Bearwallow, Vietnam, and faith by Rob Neufeld               The following reviews of new books by authors of this region…

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The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls gets silver star for novel by Rob Neufeld               “I was a reporter for so long,” says Jeannette Walls, author of the…

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Between Wrecks by George Singleton

Singleton’s back with his anti-classic take by Rob Neufeld               Have you ever met someone who acted like a fool, and then you trea…

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Bulgarian authors in Asheville

Bulgarian authors are coming to turn heads by Rob Neufeld               For the first time ever, as far as we know, Bulgarian women writers…

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Fiddler of the Mountains by Eva Nell Mull Wike

Fiddler and His Family Fiddler of the Mountains: Attuned to the Life and Times of Johnny Mull by Eva Nell Mull Wike (Donning Company hardc…

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All I Have in This World by Michael Parker

Lost souls and a Buick redeemed in rich novel by Rob Neufeld               An Airstream can symbolize one’s life, as it does with Maria, a…

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The Road from Gap Creek by Robert Mogan

Robert Morgan travels the road from Gap Creek by Rob Neufeld               The world of Robert Morgan, made famous in his novel, “Gap Creek…

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New Asheville Poetry Review, Vol. 20, no. 1.

Not the evening news: Asheville Poetry Review’s latest offering by Rob Neufeld               What has always been impressive about “Ashevil…

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