Affiliated Networks


Forum

The history of Oakley 1 Reply

Started by Rob Neufeld in Local History. Last reply by Sheilah Jastrzebski May 16.

Badge

Loading…

Latest Activity

William Roy Pipes posted a blog post

The Sinister Smile, A Sequel to A haven for Willa Mae by William Roy Pipes

THE SINISTER SMILE, an adult fiction thriller complete at 63,500 words and featuring William and Willa Mae Lawrence, and Howard Thomas. Howard, the affluent son of a wealthy and influential family, who is suspected of feigning insanity to avoid capital punishment for murdering Willa Mae’s mother plus three others.The novel begins with William and Willa Mae visiting Howard Thomas, a patient who had been in a mental hospital for almost thirteen years. His psychiatrist thought him to be…See More
yesterday
City Lights Bookstore posted events
Aug 20
Lockie Hunter posted events
Aug 18
Lockie Hunter posted photos
Aug 18
Lockie Hunter updated their profile
Aug 18
Rob Neufeld posted a discussion

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Award-winning novelist captures fleeting youthby Rob NeufeldAnother Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson (Amistad: HarperCollins, Aug. 9, 2016)            The amazing, unusual thing about Jacqueline Woodson’s new novel, “Another Brooklyn,” I realize as it sinks in, is that the initial mystery—that is, why the narrator can’t…See More
Aug 18
Rob Neufeld shared their discussion on Facebook
Aug 15
Rob Neufeld posted a discussion

A rare interview, a story about an acid plant

A worker’s view of tannery work in Rosmanby Rob Neufeld             Haskell Luker was 11 when the Flood of 1916 caused his dad, Americus Alfred Luker, to leave the farm where he worked and take a job with an acid (tannin) plant in Pisgah Forest.             “Daddy was going down there to make big…See More
Aug 15
Rob Neufeld posted a discussion

Interview with Chitra Divakaruni about Before We Visit the Goddess

A talk with Chitra about her benediction of a novelby Rob Neufeld             Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, one of our country’s most engaging and inventive novelists, first came to this region six years ago for Western Carolina University’s Spring Literary Festival.  That’s when I got to know her and began…See More
Aug 14
City Lights Bookstore posted events
Aug 6
William Roy Pipes posted blog posts
Jul 30
William Roy Pipes posted a photo
Jul 30
Rob Neufeld posted discussions
Jul 30
Rob Neufeld posted a blog post

Gary Carden's Outlander--about Kephart--at UNCA July 31--with author

Is Carden's Kephart play controversial?Gary Carden's play, "Outlander," receives a "staged reading" in the Reuter Center, UNC Asheville, 2 p.m., Sun., July 31.  Carden will be on hand to discuss the play with the audience.  It is a controversial play in that it has been criticized by the descendants of Horace Kephart who felt that the play "demeaned" Kephart.  "Ironically," Carden says, "my original purpose in writing the play was to 'redeem' Kephart. who has often been denounced by the…See More
Jul 29
Toby Hill posted a blog post

Bring Back the Game

BRING BACK THE GAME     Anna and I basically spent a month in Asheville, NC this summer. We returned to Georgia a few days ago, and while we were glad to get home, as we got out of the car, we were met with the suffocating heat that I still have not become acclimated to even though we have lived in Middle Georgia for over 30 years. Every plant in our backyard had dried up and only the belligerent squirrels had survived the summer’s inferno.      We had a great time in Asheville. We visited our…See More
Jul 20
Rob Neufeld posted discussions
Jul 18

AC-T Book Reviews (194)

Featured Discussions

Salman Rushdie to Asheville with new novel

Atheist believes in genies, novel reveals by Rob Neufeld               Salman Rushdie’s latest novel—“Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eig…

Started by Rob NeufeldLatest Reply

"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…

Started by Rob NeufeldLatest Reply

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

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

Started by Rob NeufeldLatest Reply

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Award-winning novelist captures fleeting youth by Rob Neufeld Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson (Amistad: HarperCollins, Aug. 9, 2016…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Aug 18

Interview with Chitra Divakaruni about Before We Visit the Goddess

A talk with Chitra about her benediction of a novel by Rob Neufeld               Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, one of our country’s most enga…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Aug 14

Collateral Damage by Bob Mustin

Mustin explores twilight zone of the mind by Rob Neufeld               “Collateral Damage,” Bob Mustin’s short novel, is clearly the star o…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Jul 30

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

Fiction as biography has never been better by Rob Neufeld               I’ve never seen a book that gets into the mind of an artist as pers…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Jun 5

The After Party by Anton DiSclafani

Debutante on the edge leaves mark on upper crust by Rob Neufeld               Great fiction can emerge from unlikely places.  It doesn’t ne…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Jun 5

A Shadow of All Light by Fred Chappell

Literary master evokes classic fantasy tale by Rob Neufeld               Let’s say you’re going to a book fair, and a guy with a long grey…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Apr 10

Horizons: Poems by Nancy Dillingham

Horizons: Poems by Nancy Dillingham (Stone Ivy Press trade paper, 2016, 51 pages, $10, www.oldmountainpress.com, distributor.  Cover painti…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Apr 1

Last Words of the Holy Ghost

He's left his heart in the land of fiasco by Rob Neufeld               You can take a trip to Walmart to see a cross-section of benighted p…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Mar 13

The Elena Ferrante brilliance

What’s all the buzz about Ferrante? by Rob Neufeld               Sometimes, a literary phenomenon comes upon the scene, and you just have t…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Mar 9

Free Men by Katy Simpson Smith

A slave, a Creek, and an orphan walk into history by Rob Neufeld               We are lucky to be in a position to follow an amazing author…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Feb 22

RSS

© 2016   Created by Rob Neufeld.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service