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Kemp lists a number of books by North Carolina writers that were published in 1965 and the awards some of them received.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 33 Issue 16, Jan 1966, p9-10, 14
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15768
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Bob McFarland Franklin is the founder and lead editor at McFarland & Co. Inc., located in Jefferson in Ashe County. It is the state's largest privately owned book publisher, and its market is a narrow one--scholarly and reference books--marketed to libraries and the general public. McFarland is not into trade publishing.
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16706
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The stories of the islands hidden among the swamps, sounds and rivers of Eastern North Carolina are captured in a new book by UNC-CH Creative Writing Program Director Bland Simpson. \"The Inner Islands\" blends history, oral history, autobiography and travel narrative to explore the geography and biodiversity of these islands.
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Black describes a movement that's afoot in the state, the Little Free Library, a nationwide movement that began in Wisconsin in 2009. The little wooden boxes on poles may look like birdhouses, but they're not. There are 2,510 of them scattered across the country by August 2012 and neighbors and visitors just take a book and leave a book.
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Sorg describes a movement that's occurring in the state, the Little Free Library, a nationwide movement that began in Wisconsin in 2009. The little wooden boxes on poles may look like birdhouses, but they're not. They are filled with small book collections, about two dozen or so, and neighbors and visitors just take a book and leave a book. Sorg explores the Triangle Area to find how widespread the movement is in the area. Worldwide there are about 12,000 boxes, with more being built each day.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 49, Dec 2013, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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23253
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Adrian Miller writes about the culture of American food and is working on a new book about the evolving role of black cooks in the White House kitchen.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 7, February 2015, p18, por Periodical Website
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24029
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The POP Project (Pages Opening People) is a non-profit organization in Asheville that provides new homes for used books. Books are gathered and sent to prisons, homeless shelters, housing communities, churches, and many other places.
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27038
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Carrboro’s Phil Torres has a new book called The End: What Science and Religion Tells Us About the Apocalypse. Torres specializes in existential risk studies, which is a philosophy focused on understanding risks and determining strategies for eliminating. He says the primary danger to the world is the creation of designer pathogens.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 10, March 2016, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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27050
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The Triangle region’s most active, close-knit writing scene produced a variety of good books this year. Among the top ten books include a new novel by Asheville’s Nathan Ballingrud, and works of nonfiction, memoirs, and short stories written by authors from Chapel Hill, Herford, and Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 51, Dec 2015, p26, il Periodical Website
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27097
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Ernest Cline is the author of Ready Player One, an award-winning book based on the author’s love of video games and eighties pop culture. On April 19, Cline will be at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill for the release of his 2015 novel, Armada.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 15, April 2016, p15, il Periodical Website
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27230
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Bronwen Dickey was working as a freelance journalist for Indy Week when she met her first pit bull. Within a few years, she had embarked on an extensive study of the notorious dog breed and adopted one of her own. The result is Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon, the rare book that turns a scholarly, balanced lens on the charged cultural narratives around pit bulls.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 29, July 2016, p11-13, il, por Periodical Website
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New Bern is the locale of the 1896 science fiction novel, For the Flag or Facing the Flag, written by Jules Verne. The story is about a missile inventor who is kidnapped near New Bern and taken aboard a schooner via submarine in the Neuse River. In the story, Verne writes of New Bern, Pamlico Sound, and other notable areas in eastern North Carolina.
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27988
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In their new book, The Battle of New Bern, Richard Sauers and Will Gorges present new information and perspectives on the battle and Civil War history. The book offers much greater detail of how the battle was fought, won by Union forces, and the aftermath.
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27986
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Emily Wilson is the author of Memories of New Bern. The book is an oral history based on conversations with longtime residents, and captures how the town has changed over a lifetime of memories.
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28955
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Last spring, Durham’s Jacar Press published the anthology entitled, “Resisting Arrest: Poems to Stretch the Sky”. The book covers racial justice and police brutality in America, and contains contributions from a wide range of North Carolina writers.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 5, Feb 2017, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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