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Interview with Gail Godwin about Grief Cottage

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In 1945 Indiana prohibited marriage between a white person and anyone with more than one-eighth "Negro blood." Yet Daniel (black) and Anna (white) gave up family, friends, and eventually even country to create a life together. Their 42-year marriage…
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THE BANG BANG BROKERS HITS AMAZON PRIME WITH A BANG

Focusing on the aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis, The Bang Bang Brokers tells the story of a hedge fund manager (based on a composite of real life traders) who got rich off of predicting the subprime fallout. His guilt and suicidal impulses lead him to a chance meeting with a Latino Gang, headed by small time weed dealer Ramon (Erik Michael Estrada). In hopes that Ramon will kill him in exchange for the favor, Rolley (played by Donihue) robs a rival Black Gang, earning the pair a ton of…See More
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First speculators of WNC

Zachariah Candler and Waightstill Avery were first land-buyersby Rob Neufeld             “In mid-2010, while compiling the descendant chart for the Zachariah Candler family,” Charles Haller writes in “Pushing the Indians Out,” his book about first developers, “I became interested in Zachariah’s obsession with accumulating land grants issued by the State of North Carolina.”            Zachariah was one of the resident landowners who jumped on the big post-Revolutionary War land sale.            …See More
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Lil Dee aka @Rapmonster Has A Message For Church Hoes And It’s Nothing Nice

Click to Listen: Church Hoeshttp://bit.ly/2u6MgbnLil Dee Has A Message for Church Hoes and it’s Nothing NiceKnown for pushing the envelope with his confrontational lyrical offerings, Lil Dee releases his latest single Church Hoes. The title inspires avariety of images ofwhat one may expect to hear in a…See More
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Kristin Hannah at UNCA February 16

Best-selling “Nightingale” author comes with new saga Rave“I’m thrilled to put into your hands the most honest exploration of both human frailty and resilience that I have ever read,” St. Martin’s Executive V-P and Publisher, Jennifer Enderlin says about Kristin Hannah’s novel, “The Great Alone.”  The publisher is betting the bank on this one. What aboutHannah writes evocative woman’s sagas, and her previous novel, “The Nightingale,” about two sisters surviving Nazi-occupied France, was No. 4…See More
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Interview with Gail Godwin about Grief Cottage

Gail Godwin’s latest crosses a mental boundary by Rob Neufeld Asheville author Gail Godwin, now a Woodstock, NY resident, comes back home here Wed., June 14 to present her new novel, “Grief Cottage” at Malaprop’s Bookstore, 7 p.m. “Grief Cottage” is the story of an orphaned, sensitive, troubled boy, named…See More
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The Rise of Asheville by Marilyn Ball

History of the "Asheville 1000" and the 1970s renaissance                         Let’s not miss the history of Asheville’s renaissance, Ma…

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Hanging Dog - An Appalachian Community

Hanging Dog, my sequel to Darby will be available on Amazon.com, Ingram, and book stores, both as a print edition and kindle beginning on o…

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Teaching Appalachian literature and culture

Regional scholars teach Appalachian culture Erica Abrams Locklear of UNCA writes about: "Building Bridges with Ron Rash’s The World Made St…

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0 Aug 16, 2013

Saving Seeds by Bill Best

Must-See Book about Heirloom Garden Plants and Appalachian Traditions Saving Seeds, Preserving Taste: Heirloom Seed Savers in Appalachia b…

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0 May 18, 2013

Charles Dodd White's Sinners of Sanction County

Mountains stories both artistic and raw by Rob Neufeld               If you want to see where poetry and high-test poverty blend in Appalac…

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0 Apr 23, 2013

The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina by Danny Bernstein

New book with WNC connection: The Mountains-to-Sea Trail Across North Carolina: Walking a Thousand Miles through Wildness, Culture, and His…

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0 Feb 13, 2013

The Sheriff by Charles Fletcher

The Sheriff by Charles Fletcher (Boone: Parkway Publishers trade paperback, Aug. 2010, 182 pages)brief review by Rob Neufeld Cozy village n…

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1 Dec 6, 2012
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Staubs and Ditchwater by H. Byron Ballard

Appalachian Wiccan Ballard presents folk magic primer The book: Staubs and Ditchwater: A Friendly and Useful Introduction to Hillfolks' Hoo…

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0 Aug 6, 2012

Yeshua's story, humanized by local Bible scholar

Jesus: A Would Be King: Messianic Expectations, Human Frailty, Religious Reality, and Roman Rule by Dr. Harold E. Littleton Jr. (Jan. 2012,…

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Stories from the poor in Lenoir by Stephanie Powell Watts

We Are Taking Only What We Need by Stephanie Powell Watts (BkMk Press trade paper, Nov. 30, 2011, 221 pages, $15.95).             Stephani…

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0 Mar 5, 2012

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