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Julia Nunnally Duncan at Little Switzerland Books and Beans

August 30, 2019 from 3pm to 6pm
Julia Nunnally Duncan will be a featured author at Little Switzerland Books and Beans on Friday, August 30, from 3-5. A book signing will follow. Julia will read from her latest books A Neighborhood Changes, A Part of Me, and A Place That Was Home.See More
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Guide to Antebellum Flat Rock

"The introduction of my new publication, Guide to Antebellum Flat Rock will be launched on Sept 14 2019 at 1:30 PM at the Henderson County Court House 500 Main Street. A talk and a brief slide show follows with refreshments afterward. …"
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Nancy Werking Poling at Black Mountain Library

June 15, 2019 from 3pm to 4pm
Can women rescue the planet from ecological disaster?Nancy Werking Poling will launch her new novel, WHILE EARTH STILL SPEAKS, set in WNC. She'll tell the stories behind the story: How did Mary (more crone than virgin) get into the narrative? And Mary Surratt, a co-conspirator of John Wilkes Booth?See More
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Flat Rock history via a road

Travelling back in time on a Flat Rock roadby Rob Neufeld             If you walk the one mile length of North Highland Lake Road in Flat Rock, you step nearly 200 years into the past.            At the east end, the 21st century reigns.  Fronting six-lane Spartanburg Highway, a super-Ingles sits above a bog; and a CVS store faces an Octopus Garden smoke shop, a chiropractor, a cell phone provider, and a six-lane avenue to I-26 a mile away .            Neither Ingles nor CVS carries the big…See More
Apr 8

Steve Inskeep on Andrew Jackson and Cherokees--May 31 and June 1, 2015

Steve Inskeep, NPR Journalist, To Talk about Jacksonland at Cherokee Museum

from press release

Steve 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, which will be available for purchase through the Museum Store.  

Inskeep is also at Malaprop's Bookstore for a ticketed event, 7 p.m., June 1.

Steve Inskeep, acclaimed host of NPR's Morning Edition, is one of the most widely heard and respected voices in journalism.  Known for probing interviews with everyone from presidents to warlords to musicians, he has passion for stories.  In JACKSONLAND: President Andrew Jackson, Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab (The Penguin Press; on-sale May 19, 2015), Inskeep has found a great story:  Two men—Andrew Jackson, politician, war hero, and finally President; and John Ross, a mixed-race Cherokee politician and diplomat, who became Jackson's cleverest opponent—locked in a twenty year battle over who would own much of what is now America’s Deep South.   

“We are happy to welcome Steve Inskeep to the Museum of the Cherokee Indian.  His new book includes the Cherokee point of view on Andrew Jackson, and that is a much-needed balance to other recent books praising Jackson,” said Bo Taylor, Executive Director of the Museum. Inskeep did some research at the Museum Archives during early stages of the book and also consulted with Barbara R. Duncan, Education Director.

Using the lives of these two heroic individuals, Inskeep builds an exhilarating double-narrative that spans the frontiers of the growing American republic. By unpacking the enduring questions of American life—of liberty and citizenship, manifest destiny and constitutional equality—through the individuals who experienced the conflicts first hand, JACKSONLAND delivers an unexpected historical masterpiece in a deeply fulfilling story.

For more information, contact Barbara R. Duncan, 828 497-3481 x306 or

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