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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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73 classic works about Appalachia going online

Key Appalachian studies publications now going onlinefrom press release, Jan. 27. 2016 Appalachian studies scholars and those interested in regional history will have greater access to out-of-print works thanks to a two-year National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Open Book Program grant totaling $88,000 awarded to Belk Library and Information Commons at Appalachian State University.  Pamela Mitchem, the library’s coordinator of digital scholarship and…See More
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John Parris' home-grown prose

South of Sylva, back of yesterday: John Parris' inspiration             “For the life of me, I just can’t understand why folks stopped usin’ cradles,” John Parris’ 97-year-old maternal grandfather had told him 60 years ago.            The oil lamp, the buggy, and the spinning wheel—they all were replaced by things…See More
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James Sturm expands scope of graphic novels

James Sturm blazes cartoon path to a new worldby Rob Neufeld             Why is it that when an author combines pictures with words, the medium is considered juvenile, like comics?  Words create literature; images, art.  Why, when you marry them, is it like pairing a milk cow with a mop?            Nothing against…See More
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The Writer as Pilgrim

Two articles leapt at my consciousness this week, both about writing. And suddenly, I know how to go forward from here. The first, The Price I Pay to Write, by Laura Bogart and published online in Dame Magazine, reflects on the difficulties of…See More
Jan 24
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Tired of thrillers with no soul?

Why read a 1940 man-on-the-run classicby Rob Neufeld             After reading a classic novel, you might think, “Oh, look at this superior ancestor of today’s fiction.”              For instance, “The Power and the Glory,” Graham Greene’s 1940 thriller about political oppression in Mexico, exemplifies the…See More
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Art of Grace by Sarah Kaufman

Dance critic applies grace to every moveby Rob Neufeld             It’s nice to find just the right word for something, especially when it sums up a main idea in your way of thinking.            That was the case with Sarah Kaufman when she’d first felt moved, nine years ago, to write her new book, “The Art of Grace” (W.W.…See More
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Fire and Ice Roses interview with author/gardening blogger Kathryn Hall

Fire and Ice Roses has been interviewing gardening bloggers and gardening experts and were kind enough to include this short interview recently which was quite fun and very much appreciated! http://fireandiceroses.com/ask-an-expert-kathryn-hall/See More
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History in the making, January 2, 2016

History in the making: items of note, January 2, 2016It was reported in today’s print edition of the Asheville Citizen-Times that a new state law went into effect, requiring people who’ve filed for unemployment benefits to make at least 5 job contacts a week.  It had been 2.  How will that work?  Are there that many jobs for which a person is qualified?  Can you apply to the same job twice if it continues to be listed? Paul Bonesteel, noted Asheville filmmaker, revealed on Facebook that a…See More
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Local event of the day, Jan 1 2016

Tarantino, eminent domain, and emancipation Tarantino comes to townQuentin Tarantino’s New Year’s gore and gabfest, The Hateful Eight, is gutted by New Yorker reviewer Anthony Lane, who says that Tarantino toys with rather than explores history, using it “for boyish fantasies of revenge, as if enormous crimes could be undone, after the event, by lone and wanton acts of humiliation.” …See More
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Valentine Vote RELEASE date! at Amazon Kindle, NOOK, and iTunes

February 10, 2014 all day
My first book with a North Carolina setting, Valentine Vote, debuts February 10 from Crimson Romance.  Here's the blurb:Courtney Larson is a lobbyist for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, and Eric Morrison is a U.S. Senator from a North Carolina tobacco family.  They’re entrenched on opposing sides of a new tobacco tax, with the vote slated for Valentine’s Day.  As if that weren’t enough to have them running in opposite directions, Courtney is a sexual novice, and Eric has a framed riding…See More
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"All Romance ALL THE TIME" book club at Battery Park Book Exchange

April 9, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Please join me to discuss the fabulous Me Before You by Jo Jo Moyes.  This is one of the best books I've read in a long time.  It examines a difficult subject, but it should generate a great discussion.See More
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All Romance ALL THE TIME book club at Battery Park Book Exchange

March 5, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
This month, we're going where the romance genre began...to Harlequin Publishing.  We'll be reading Kathleen O'Brien's newest book, Wild For the Sheriff.  Join us!See More
Feb 17, 2013
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All Romance ALL THE TIME book club at Battery Park Book Exchange

January 15, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
For January, we're throwing out the Alpha male and falling in love with a Beta.  Join us as we discuss what makes Mr. Impossible by Loretta Chase a romance classic.See More
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All Romance ALL THE TIME book club at Battery Park Book Exchange

November 19, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Please join me on Monday, November 19, at 7:00 pm at the Battery Park Book Exchange to discuss a lively Regency Christmas caper, The Magic of the Mistletoe, by Lauren Willig.  It's very Austen-esque!See More
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October 16, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The "All Romance ALL THE TIME" book club is going steampunk in October.  We're reading Riveted by Meljean Brook.  This book has received rave reviews.  Pick up a copy at Malaprop's.  Book club members receive 10 percent off.See More
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August 21, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Join the "All Romance ALL THE TIME" book club on Tuesday, August 21, when we'll meet at 7 p.m. at the Battery Park Book Exchange to discuss Adriana Trigiani's Very Valentine.See More
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