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Ron Cooper replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Something Rich and Strange by Ron Rash
"Terrific review and interview, Rob. Glad to see that Ron had full control over this collection. All of his work deserves to be read and re-read."
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The Devil Returns!

Very excited to announce to my friends here at The Read on WNC that my publisher, Holladay House Publishing, will be re-releasing The Devil's Courthouse this summer. We are having a release celebration at Bearmeat's Indian Den in Cherokee, NC on Saturday, June 6, from 11 to 4. If you are in the area, please come out and help us celebrate! And we will be visiting bookstores across the WNC throughout the coming months!See More
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Book Launch: John E. Batchelor to Sign and Celebrate Newest Cookbook CHEFS OF THE COAST at Scuppernong Books

June 2, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Help John F. Blair, Publisher, and food critic/restaurant reviewer John E. Batchelor celebrate the launch of his newest book, CHEFS OF THE COAST. There will be light refreshments and an opportunity to have your book signed by the author. The event, which starts at 7:00 PM, will be at Scuppernong Books.  For more information about CHEFS OF THE COAST please visit…See More
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Metamorphosos: A Proposed Path to Independent Living

Eston Roberts announces publication of Metamorphosos: A Proposed Path to Independent Living--a re-definition and application of metaphor.See More
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Steve Inskeep on Andrew Jackson and Cherokees--May 31 and June 1, 2015

Steve Inskeep, NPR Journalist, To Talk about Jacksonland at Cherokee Museumfrom press releaseSteve Inskeep will be speaking at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian about his new book, JACKSONLAND: President Andrew Jackson, Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab.  The event begins at 2 pm Sunday May 31 at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian at 589 Tsali Boulevard in Cherokee, North Carolina. The event is open to the public free of charge.   The author will talk, discuss, and sign books,…See More
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Contemplative Photography Companion for the Journey Home at City Lights Bookstore

June 6, 2015 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Asheville author Tina FireWolf will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, June 6th at 3 p.m. to present her book, Beneath the Chatter.  Tina FireWolf will ignite your fire! Join her to hear how a 3 ft. tall corn plant was the sign to go on an adventure to write her book! She will share her personal story and tales from her book that illuminate  life lessons and help ignite us into Everyday Enlightenment. You will leave with a light heart and wider eyes to the world around you. Beneath the…See More
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Jenny Bowen replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Battle of Asheville, Apr. 6, 1865
"The 4-5 prisoners taken at the tanyard were colored union soldiers under Gen. Davis Tillson.  They were drum-court-martialed for assaulting an old man and woman and raping a young white woman who was the niece of the couple down near Flat…"
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LITERARY CALENDAR
Your guide to author and literary events in Western North Carolina

May 28, 2015 - June 6, 2015  

Thursday, May 28

MARY ALICE MONROE: The Friends of the Madison County Library hosts Mary Alice Monroe as the keynote speaker for the Annual Author Luncheon in Mars Hill University’s Pittman Dining Hall, 100 Athletic St., Mars Hill, 11 a.m. $35. Call 649-3741.

MARY ALICE MONROE: Mary Alice Monroe presents her “Lowcountry Summer Trilogy” at Blue Ridge Books, 152 S. Main St., Waynesville, 6:30 p.m.  Call 456-6000.

NICKOLE BROWN AND JESSICA JACOBS: Poets Nickole Brown and Jessica Jacobs present “Pelvis with Distance” and “Fanny Says” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

WORKS IN TRANSLATION BOOKCLUB: The Works in Translation Bookclub, hosted by Justin Souther, discusses “Visitation” by Jenny Erpenbeck at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Friday, May 29

SNEAK PEEK PARTY: Readers ages 13-18 enjoy an opportunity to read books before their on-sale dates, write book reviews, and enjoy refreshments at Spellbound Books, 50 N. Merrimon Ave. Suite 107, Asheville, 6 p.m. $10; must pre-register. Call 708-7570.

TIMOTHY SPIRA: Timothy Spira presents his new field guide, “Waterfalls and Wildflowers in the Southern Appalachians,” at City Lights Bookstore, 3 E. Jackson St., Sylva, 6:30 p.m. Call 586-9499.

Saturday, May 30

SUMMER LIBRARY FEST: The South Asheville Library hosts the Summer Library Fest to celebrate the beginning of summer reading programs at 749 Fairview Rd., Asheville, 10 a.m. Call 250-4754.

ROBERT SORRELL: Robert Sorrell presents his new book, “Blue Ridge Fire Towers,” at City Lights Bookstore, 3 E. Jackson St., Sylva, 3 p.m. Call 586-9499.

HARRY POTTER TRIVIA: Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café hosts a Harry Potter Trivia Night at 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Sunday, May 31

STEVE INSKEEP: Steve Inskeep speaks about his new book, “Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab,” at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, 589 Tsali Boulevard, Cherokee, 2 p.m.  Call 828 497-3481 x306.

KAREN WHITE: Karen White presents her new novel, “The Sound of Glass,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 3 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Monday, June 1

WAYNESVILLE BOOK CLUB: The Waynesville Library Book Club meets at the Haywood County Public Library, 678 S. Haywood St., Waynesville, 5:30 p.m. Call 356-2507.

KAREN WHITE: Karen White presents her new novel, “The Sound of Glass,” at the Fountainhead Bookstore, 408 N. Main St., Hendersonville, 7 p.m. $5. Call 697-1870.

STEVE INNSKEEP: Steve Innskeep of NPR’s Morning Edition presents his new book, “Jacksonland,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. $15. Call 254-6734.

Tuesday, June 2

RON RASH: Ron Rash reads from his newest short story collection, “Something Rich and Strange,” at the Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library, 249 Frank Allen Rd., Cashiers, 1 p.m. Call 743-0215.

SHERRI LYNN WOOD: Sherri Lynn Wood signs her new book, “The Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 4 p.m. Call 254-6734.

CURRENT EVENTS: The Current Events Book Club meets to discuss “Chasing the Scream” by Johann Hari at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

CINDY MCMAHON: Asheville resident Cindy Henry McMahon presents her memoir, “Fresh Water from Old Wells,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

WILD BOOK CLUB: The WILD Book Club discusses “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd at the Battery Park Book Exchange, 1 Page Ave., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Wednesday, June 3

AUTISM BOOK CLUB: The Autism Book Club discusses “The Asperkid’s Secret Book of Social Rules” by Jennifer Cook O’Toole at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 1 p.m. Call 254-6734.

MALAPROP’S BOOKCLUB: The Malaprop’s Bookclub, hosted by Jay Jacoby, discusses “The House of Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Thursday, June 4

NORMANDI ELLIS: Normandi Ellis presents her book on the Egyptian tradition, “Imagining the World into Existence,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Friday, June 5

BOOK CLUB: The “Best? Books” book club holds a book discussion at the College Walk Retirement Center, 100 N. College Row, Brevard, 10:30 a.m. Call 884-3151, ext. 226.

ROBERT MORGAN: Robert Morgan presents his new poetry collection, “Dark Energy,” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Saturday, June 6

TINA FIREWOLF: Tina FireWolf presents her new book, “Beneath the Chatter,” at City Lights Bookstore, 3 E. Jackson St., Sylva, 3 p.m. Call 586-9499.

ANNALISE BERNADETTE: Annalise Bernadette presents her novel, “Dreams of Sand,” about a young husband leaving for Desert Storm, at Grateful Steps Bookshop, 159 S. Lexington Ave., Asheville, 6 p.m. Call 277-0998.

YA PANEL: YA authors Becky Albertalli, Jasmine Warga, and Aisha Saeed discuss their novels, “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda,” “My Heart and Other Black Holes,” and “Written in the Stars” at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

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