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Interview with Isaac Coleman, 2011

A 2011 interview with the late activist, Isaac Coleman by Rob NeufeldCivil rights activist and local civic leader Isaac Coleman, born Nov. 6, 1943 in Lexington, Ky., lived his last 44 years in Asheville, and died on May 10, 2016,.We talked in 2011 about his career, starting with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1960. Q:  Was the SNCC your first involvement in civil rights? A:   I was a student at Knoxville College, an African-American College in Knoxville, Tennessee, and…See More
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Stories by the River Benefit for Girls Rock Asheville at Ole Shakeys 790 Riverside Drive in AVL

May 21, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Sip a drink by the river and enjoy stories and songs on a warm spring day!All donations benefit Girls Rock Asheville!Stories read by:Lori Horvitz  Melanie McGee Bianchi  Kim Winter Mako  Ky Delaney  and Lockie Huntermusical guests Leo+VirgoSee More
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Montreat College Friends of the Library Annual Luncheon at Montreat College, Gaither Fellowship Hall

June 4, 2016 from 12pm to 2pm
Author Susan S. Kelly will the speaker at Montreat College Friends of the Library annual luncheon at noon on Saturday, June 4, 2016.  She is the author of five novels and a major contributing author to Our State Magazine.Call 828-669-8012 Ext. 3502 for Reservations.  $16.00See More
May 17
Sheilah Jastrzebski replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion The history of Oakley
"This is an interesting article.  It gives a few clues to the neighborhood I imagine from the old days. The woman from who my husband and I bought our Oakley home, Melody,  always talks about "Mr. Wilson" who entrusted her with…"
May 16
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The history of Oakley

Oakley is a place with an unforgettable historyby Rob NeufeldAn earlier time PHOTO CAPTION: The Taylor family of Oakley: Jean, Virgil, Sadie Louise, and Dan, c. 1936.  Photo courtesy Dan Taylor.            “We had hobos come to our house, and my mother would never turn them away,” Dan Taylor says of his experience…See More
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Juniper Bends quarterly poetry and prose reading at Downtown Books and News

May 6, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Join your fellow literature-craving citizens at the next upcoming Juniper Bends reading on Friday May 6th at 7PM. We will be luxuriating in sound, soaking up nutritious poetry & prose after the dark winter. Our series aims to bring together both established and emerging writers, and we are honored to bring together Gary Hawkins, Catherine Campbell, Stephanie Johnson and Michael Pittard's collective word-magic for this lovely spring evening. As usual, our generous host site is Downtown Books…See More
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Rob Neufeld commented on Rob Neufeld's blog post The Invention of Nature, an inspiring book--author Andrea Wulf at Malaprop's May 1
"Edwin, some are touched by the Holy Spirit, and find voice to our amazement.  Yet there are many who are not heard, no matter how much we'd like to hear.  How will you amaze? "
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Edwin Ammons commented on Rob Neufeld's blog post The Invention of Nature, an inspiring book--author Andrea Wulf at Malaprop's May 1
"Do none consider that a greater power has designed all this and that all these recent discoveries are a tiny part of it? von Humboldt will not rise from the dust until I do and I am still upright so he must wait. Upon that eventful day it will be…"
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Military Writers Society of America

Joe Epley recently was elected to Board of Directors of the Military Writers Society of America.  The MWSA has around 700 members around the country. Details on the website: http://www.mwsadispatches.com.  ; The organization's purpose is to help military service members, veterans, their families, supporters of the military,and historians record history and the complexities of military life--and encourage writing as therapy. The…See More
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"So chuffed about this! Sadly, I won't be there except in spirit. Andrea Wulf is a force of nature, herself. Her amazing work The Brother Gardeners should be made into a feature-length film - the characters live and breathe again between the…"
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The Invention of Nature, an inspiring book--author Andrea Wulf at Malaprop's May 1

Author of key book of our times comes to AshevilleAndrea Wulf makes Malaprop's Bookstore one her stops, Sun., May 1, 5 p.m., in talking about her thrilling work of non-fiction, The Invention of Nature: Alexander von…See More
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Salman Rushdie to Asheville with new novel

Atheist believes in genies, novel revealsby Rob Neufeld             Salman Rushdie’s latest novel—“Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights” (1,001 nights)—has permitted me to come up with a headline as wild as the one above because the book is so exuberantly and infectiously…See More
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WNC BOOK DISCUSSION CALENDAR, DECEMBER 2012

 

Saturday, December 1

 

Sunday, December 2

ROYAL BOOK CLUB: The ROYAL Book Club meets to discuss “Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist” by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan at Spellbound Books, 21 Battery Park Ave., Asheville, 4 p.m. Call 319-1907.

Monday, December 3

BOOK DISCUSSION: “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens is the subject of a book discussion at the Marshall Public Library, 1335 N. Main St., Marshall, 6:30 p.m. Call 649-3741.

BRIDGING DIFFERENCES: The Bridging Differences Bookclub, hosted by Patti Digh, meets to discuss “Twelve by Twelve” by William Powers at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Tuesday, December 4

BOOK DISCUSSION: The Polk County Library holds a book discussion at 1289 W. Mills St., Columbus, 10 a.m. Call 894-8721.

BOOK DISCUSSION: “The Christmas Blizzard” by Garrison Keller is the subject of a book discussion at the Leicester Library, 1561 Alexander Rd., Leicester, 6 p.m. Call 250-6480.

SHORT STORY DISCUSSION: Favorite short stories are the subject of discussion at the Weaverville Library, 41 N. Main St., Weaverville, 7 p.m. Call 250-6482.

BOOK DISCUSSION: “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson is the subject of a book discussion at the Enka-Candler Library, 1404 Sandhill Rd., Candler, 7 p.m. Call 250-4758.

MALAPROP’S BOOKCLUB: The Malaprop’s Bookclub, hosted by Jay Jacoby, discusses “Silas Marner” by George Eliot at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Wednesday, December 5

BOOK DISCUSSION: “11/22/63” by Stephen King is the subject of a book discussion at the Weaverville Library, 41 N. Main St., Weaverville, 3 p.m. Call 250-6482.

Thursday, December 6

BOOK DISCUSSION: “Small Island” by Andrea Levy is the subject of a book discussion at the East Asheville Library, 902 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, 6:30 p.m. Call 250-4738.

Friday, December 7

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.

Saturday, December 8

 

Sunday, December 9

 

Monday, December 10

BOOK DISCUSSION: The Fireside Book Club holds a book discussion at Fireside Books & Gifts, 111 W. Main St., Forest City, 5:30 p.m. Call 245-5188.

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB: The Malaprop’s Mystery Bookclub, hosted by Sallie Bissell, discusses “The Affair” by Lee Child at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Tuesday, December 11

DISCUSSION BOUND: “The Art Spirit” by Robert Henri is the subject of a book discussion at the Asheville Art Museum, 2 S. Pack Square, Asheville, 3 p.m. Free with museum admission. Call 253-3227.

BOOK DISCUSSION: The Educator’s Book Club holds a book discussion for Rutherford County School employees at Fireside Books & Gifts, 111 W. Main St., Forest City, 6 p.m. Call 245-5188.

 

Wednesday, December 12

 

Thursday, December 13

BOOK DISCUSSION: “Snow Falling on Cedars” by David Guterson is the subject of a book discussion at the Mars Hill Public Library, 25 Library St., Mars Hill, 1 p.m. Call 689-5183.

BOOK DISCUSSION: “The Sex Lives of Cannibals” by J. Maarten Troost is the subject of a book discussion at the Fairview Library, 1 Taylor Rd., Fairview, 1 p.m. Call 250-6485.

Friday, December 14

 

Saturday, December 15

 

Sunday, December 16

 

Monday, December 17

 

Tuesday, December 18

COMIX CLUB: The Comix Club, hosted by Lauren Napoli, discusses “Saga Vol. 1” by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, 7 p.m. Call 254-6734.

Wednesday, December 19

 

Thursday, December 20

BOOK DISCUSSION: “The Sharper the Knife, the Less You Cry” by Kathleen Finn is the subject of a book discussion at the Fairview Library, 1 Taylor Rd., Fairview, 7 p.m. Call 250-6485.

Friday, December 21

 

Saturday, December 22

 

Sunday, December 23

 

Monday, December 24

 

Tuesday, December 25

 

Wednesday, December 26

 

Thursday, December 27

 

Friday, December 28

 

Saturday, December 29

 

Sunday, December 30

 

Monday, December 31

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