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David Sedaris is widely considered America’s leading humorist. In an interview, Sedaris discusses growing up in Raleigh, North Carolina. His new book, Calypso, is a memoir set in Emerald Isle.
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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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29595
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The Last Castle is Denise Kiernan’s new nonfiction book about the Vanderbilt legacy, the Biltmore House and its surrounding estate. The book also tracts Asheville’s transformation and economic boom.
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29791
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The third book in the best-selling Serafina Book Series by author Robert Beatty will be released nationwide on July 4, 2017. The story is set at the Biltmore Estate and in the mountains of Western North Carolina, and adapted as a Disney-Hyperion mystery-thriller film series. This month, Beatty will give a reading of the opening chapters in his hometown of Asheville.
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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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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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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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36301
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An educational software and e-textbook company has proven to be a maven for North Carolina’s current educational system. Promoting Discovery Educations’ endeavor is a discussion of receptivity already found among today’s students and growing receptivity among educators for their products.
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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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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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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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21429
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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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Eric J. Cox of Asheboro, North Carolina was a Marine Corps. Corporal during the invasion of Iraq. Cox published his memoir, Cpl Cox, in 2009 through his own business, The Charlotte Press. This article provides a short biography of Cox and excerpts of his book, which includes diary entries, letters, and details of his experiences in Iraq and Cherry Point, North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 42 Issue 1, Jan 2010, p21-23, il, por
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Bruce Roberts is a North Carolina photographer, journalist and author. In his new book, Just Yesterday, Roberts presents details of what North Carolina looked like in the mid-to-late twentieth century. Divided into the state’s geographic regions, images show the people and places of the Outer Banks, east, piedmont, and mountains.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 2, Feb 2009, p12, por
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