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{The plow and the pencil.}

In which a wise man notes that some men are given the plow and some are given the pencil, a bookseller remembers the legacy of her father, and a hopeful author sends Oprah Winfrey a treasure map (and a shovel).

January 25, 2015

Dearest Readers,

Last week her ladyship, the editor, returned home from an evening engagement to find her house shrouded in darkness. This in itself was not an event of much moment--there was no one at home, and one can hardly expect the family dogs and cats to flip the switch of a light one has forgot to leave burning.

But it was not only the windows of her own house that were dark, but those of her neighbors', and the street lights along the road, and the lights in the harbor across the way. The neighborhood lay black under a cloudy night sky, not even the light of the moon to lend shape to the things we know are in the dark.

Living on the coast of North Carolina, her ladyship has become philosophical about the chances of losing power, especially during hurricane season. Being without in the winter months is more rare (and more problematic if one depends upon electric heat), but it is not usually more than an inconvenience--one for which her ladyship, the editor, is prepared.

She accordingly reached for the small flashlight that she keeps by her door, and from there made her way to the kitchen drawer where she keeps her matches. Those in hand, she let her dogs out back to run, while she made her way around the house lighting the candles she has placed near every one of her favorite reading spots. They stay there, unlit and gathering dust, except for the two or three times a year when something like this happens.

The Three MusketeersReading by candlelight is a special pleasure of its own, even in winter where it also requires the presence of a warm blanket to be truly enjoyed. Her ladyship did her fair share of reading by flashlight under the covers when she was a young girl, but she prefers the warm yellow flicker of candlelight to the bright cold light of a battery-powered lantern. There is something timeless about sitting in the dark, reading by the light of a candle. And her ladyship became so absorbed in her copy of The Three Musketeers that when the lights suddenly came back on and the kitchen appliances grumbled back to life, she was almost irritated at the interruption.

She did not get up to turn off all the lights so she could finish her book, but it was a near thing.

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her ladyship, the editor


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Noteworthy poetry and prose from her ladyship's bedside reading stack.

Marching to ZionMags stepped back into the street to see the building before her in its entirety, all five stories of it. Mags had never been inside a building that tall. She marveled that the fifth floor kept from crashing down into the first. the sight and wonder of it dropped her jaw and dried her mouth. Behind her, carriages, carts, horsemen, and motorcars raced by on urgent business, raising dust in great yellow clouds, and the dust entered her lungs through her open, dried-up mouth so that she staggered backward and set to in a coughing fir. Mags was a country gal, ignorant of city folk, their hustle and bustle, their common lack of caring about anything but their own affairs. Thought not a single beating heart that passed gave two hoots she'd lost both her dignity and her respiration, she was deeply embarrassed to be seen doubled over trying to catch her breath at the side of the street, equines and vehicles swerving around her. Her lean cheeks burned hotter than if she were in a choir about to sing a new hymn without a songbook. Suddenly a strong arm went around her waist. A deep, silken voice murmured directly into her ear just loud enough for her to hear: Are you alright, darlin'?  Let's get you out of the street. Would you care to set down and have a little water or somethin'? 

-- Mary Glickman, Marching to Zion

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Book & Author Gossip

Disappearing Rosa Parks

Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks LeagueWhen I was interviewing Mississippians for my book, an elderly black man talked about his days as a sharecropper. He summed up his experience like this, “When God handed out possessions, he must have give the black man the plow and the white man the pencil.” It was his way of saying that under Jim Crow, the black man did all the work, but no matter how big a crop you brought in, it was the figures the white man put down in his ledger that decided if there would be any money that season, or if the sharecropper would remain in economic servitude to the land owner.

Fountainhead Bookstore expanding

Valerie Welbourn had no trepidations about opening the Fountainhead Bookstore at 408 N. Main St. back in 2010. She knew the print world had been suffering for a while, but she also saw another shift happening, at least in Hendersonville. “The pendulum's been swinging the other way,” Welbourn said. “I think people are realizing either they can do both print and digital books, or they just want the paper version.” Welbourn said she trusted that others in the community loved books and wanted that personal connection with other book lovers.

Hall of Small Mammals

Hall of Small MammalsThomas Pierce’s debut collection, “Hall of Small Mammals,” taps the aquifer of Southern literature but blends in supernatural elements with a light, deft touch, echoes of García Márquez among the biscuits and magnolias. A praline sweetness glazes the surface of these stories, offset by the occasional bitter aftertaste. Pierce knows his people well, connecting their conflicts to a deeper narrative about the human condition.

Burry Bookstore for sale

I am just a few years older than my dad was when he opened Burry Bookstore. I find that hard to believe. As a child I was awed with his brilliance. He seemed so much older and wiser. He knew the answer to everything and could fix anything. He and my mom shared their love of reading with me, and my mom taught me to read at home when I was 4 years old. They also taught me the value of time. That lesson was recently revisited with the passing of my mother at the end of December, and the reminder that time marches on, despite our best efforts to hold tightly to it. That brings me to today. For over 21 years – the length of time I have owned Burry Bookstore – almost half of its existence! During the last couple of years I have toyed with the idea of change.

Gottwals Books goes national

Even though a day’s sales at the store totaled $3.97 a few months after opening, Gottwals didn’t give up. “I felt the Lord telling me that this is something we are doing,” he said. “Closing the business down was not an option no matter how tough our personal finances were. And our personal finances were not good for quite some time. ... Over the course of many months we kept figuring more things out.”

Unbecoming

UnbecomingBy the end of Rebecca Scherm's debut novel, "Unbecoming," the protagonist, Grace, has transformed herself from a small-town sweetheart into an ice-cold international jewel thief. Yearning for a sense of belonging, Grace is a thief, not just of beautiful objects, but of the love they symbolize; her metamorphosis is less a dissolution than a dismantling of carefully constructed social masks and a dawning realization that the only authentic thing about her might just be her gift for faking it.

 

Sisters of Shiloh

Sisters of ShilohShe put a copy of the book in a box and buried it a quarter-mile up a hiking trail in the nearby foothills. She also took out a full-page color ad in a local paper with the following message: "Dear Oprah, I'm your neighbor, and I've got a novel called 'Blue Asylum' coming out, and I buried it in the foothills. Here's a map, and if you're not Oprah, please don't look at the map." The ad cost her $800. She also left a new shovel for Oprah Winfrey's convenience.

 

Center for Southern Studies to Award Sidney Lanier Prize to Poet Yusef Komunyakaa

The ChameleonMercer University's Center for Southern Studies will award the 2015 Sidney Lanier Prize for Southern Literature to poet Yusef Komunyakaa. The prize honors significant career contributions to Southern writing in drama, fiction or poetry. The prize presentation will take place on Saturday, April 25, 1 p.m., in the Presidents Dining Room of the University Center on the Macon campus. "Over the course of his career, Yusef Komunyakaa has asked us to look at ourselves and recognize the pain, loss, and occasional beauty that we often overlook. His poems describe Vietnam, the South, and America in ways that illuminate the obscure and complicate the obvious.

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Okra Picks

From the Okra Picks

Unbecoming: A Novel
by Rebecca Scherm

Seeds of FreedomExplore a little-known story of the civil rights movement, in which black and white citizens in one Alabama city worked together nonviolently to end segregation.

Mention the civil rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show children how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfairness can be faced successfully with perseverance and ingenuity.

Buy from an indie | Read the first chapter!

More Okra Picks!

Recommended by Southern Booksellers on the IndieNext List

ValleyThe Valley: A Novel, by John Renehan
(Dutton, 9780525954866, $26.95)

“Lt. Black, a desk officer at a forward operating base in Afghanistan, has been ordered by his commander to investigate a complaint about a platoon stationed in the Valley, the most remote and dreaded American-occupied outpost in the country. It has been said that war brings out both the best and the worst in men, but what Black, who struggles with his own demons, comes to realize is that the truth is much more complicated and frightening. The Valley is rich with detail, compelling and complex.” —Lyn Roberts, Square Books, Oxford, MS

Cat Out of HellCat Out of Hell, by Lynne Truss
(Melville House, 9781612194424, $24.95)

“Cat lover or hater, you’ll be caught up in this quirky mystery from the author of Eats, Shoots and Leaves. Cat Out of Hell features Roger, a most unusual, talented, and enigmatic feline, and the humans he involves in a case worthy of Sherlock Holmes. Can Roger be trusted? Is Wiggy Winterton, the human aiding him, perhaps going ‘wiggy’? You decide. It’s a darkly funny hoot!” —Rosemary Pugliese, Quail Ridge Books & Music, Raleigh, NC

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Southern Indie Bestsellers

For the week ending January 18, 2014. Books on the Southern Indie Bestseller List that are southern in nature or have been recently recommended by southern indie booksellers.

- A STARS Author | Okra Pick! - A SIBA Okra Pick 
Titles in red are SIBA Book Award winners and finalists!
Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
2. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
okra3. The Secret Wisdom of the Earth
Chris Scotton, Grand Central, $26, 9781455551927

4. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537148
5. Descent
Tim Johnston, Algonquin, $25.95, 9781616203047
6. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Little Brown, $30, 9780316055437
7. The Escape
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455521197
8. Redeployment
Phil Klay, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594204999
9. The Boston Girl
Anita Diamant, Scribner, $26, 9781439199350
10. The First Bad Man
Miranda July, Scribner, $25, 9781439172568
11. Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel, Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353304
12. Leaving Time
Jodi Picoult, Ballantine, $28, 9780345544926
13. The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Richard Flanagan, Knopf, $26.95, 9780385352857
14. Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam, $26.95, 9780399167065
15. The Book of Strange New Things
Michel Faber, Hogarth, $28, 9780553418842

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. Small Victories
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $22.95, 9781594486296
2. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
okra3. Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
Jerry Lee Lewis, Rick Bragg, Harper, $27.99, 9780062078223

4. Yes Please
Amy Poehler, Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062268341
5. Killing Patton
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9780805096682
6. The Motivation Manifesto
Brendon Burchard, Hay House, $19.99, 9781401948078
7. Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
Roz Chast, Bloomsbury, $28, 9781608198061
8. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
9. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
10. Picture Your Prosperity: Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision Into Reality
Ellen Rogin, Lisa Kueng, Portfolio, $27.95, 9781591847397
11. Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate
Shawn Dubravac, Regnery, $29.99, 9781621573739
12. Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Gary Krist, Crown, $26, 9780770437060
13. Deep Down Dark
Hector Tobar, FSG, $26, 9780374280604
14. Everything I Need to Know About Love I Learned from a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780553508758
15. The 20/20 Diet
Dr. Phil McGraw, Bird Street, $26, 9781939457318

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
2. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
3. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
4. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $15, 9780553418361
5. Dept. of Speculation
Jenny Offill, Vintage, $15, 9780345806871
6. Still Life With Bread Crumbs
Anna Quindlen, Random House, $16, 9780812976892
okra7. The Secret of Magic
Deborah Johnson, Berkley, $16, 9780425272787

okra 8. Serena
Ron Rash, Ecco, $14.99, 9780061470844

9. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $15, 9781451673319
10. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804172073
11. Sharp Objects
Gillian Flynn, Three Rivers, $14, 9780307341556
12. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
13. The Paris Architect
Charles Belfoure, Sourcebooks Landmark, $14.99, 9781402294150
14. The Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman, Scribner, $16, 9781451681758
15. The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Alice Hoffman, Scribner, $16, 9781451693577

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
3. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
4. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg, Random House, $16, 9780812981605
5. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062376336
okra6. The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son
Pat Conroy, Dial Press, $16, 9780385343527

7. A Brief History of Time
Stephen Hawking, Bantam, $18, 9780553380163
8. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
9. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
10. Wreck This Journal
Keri Smith, Perigee, $15, 9780399161940
11. Healing After Loss
Martha Whitmore Hickman, Harper Perennial, $12.99, 9780380773381
12. How to Love
Thich Nhat Hanh, Parallax Press, $9.95, 9781937006884
13. Alan Turing: The Enigma
Andrew Hodges, Princeton University Press, $16.95, 9780691164724
14. Entering North Carolina: Set Clocks Back 100 Years
Jim Leutze, Nautilus, $14.95, 9781936946372
15. Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me
Cynthia L. Copeland, Workman, $12.95, 9780761181798

MASS MARKET

1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
2. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Harper, $9.99, 9780062376572
3. Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn, Broadway, $9.99, 9780553418354
4. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
5. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
6. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
7. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
8. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
9. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
10. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
2. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
3. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
4. Llama Llama I Love You
Anna Dewdney, Viking Children's Books, $5.99, 9780451469816
5. Corduroy
Don Freeman, Don Freeman (Illus.), Viking Children's Books, $7.99, 9780451470799
6. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld (Illus.), Chronicle, $16.99, 9780811877824
7. Frozen (Little Golden Book)
Victoria Saxon, Grace Lee (Illus.), Random House/Disney, $3.99, 9780736430517
8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
9. Pete the Cat and the New Guy
James Dean, Kimberly Dean, Harper, $17.99, 9780062275608
10. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
2. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142414934
3. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
4. The Book Thief
Markus Zusak, Knopf, $12.99, 9780385754729
5. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $16.99, 9780399252518
6. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
7. All the Bright Places
Jennifer Niven, Knopf, $17.99, 9780385755887
8. We Were Liars
E. Lockhart, Delacorte, $17.99, 9780385741262
9. The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810989955
10. Thirteen Reasons Why
Jay Asher, Razorbill, $10.99, 9781595141880

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
2. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
3. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
4. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
5. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
6. The Kill Order (The Maze Runner Prequel)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385742894
7. Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062024046
8. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711329
10. Divergent
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $12.99, 9780062387240

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In This Issue

Special to the Southern List

Click on a book to purchase from a great indie bookstore! See the full Southern Indie Bestseller list here.

Leaving Time
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Big Little Lies
The Book of Strange New Things
Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate
Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Everything I Need to Know About Love I Learned from a Little Golden Book
The 20/20 Diet
Dept. of Speculation
Serena
Fahrenheit 451
Sharp Objects
Me Before You
The Paris Architect
The Light Between Oceans
The Museum of Extraordinary Things
The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son
A Brief History of Time
Outliers
The Four Agreements
Wreck This Journal
Healing After Loss
How to Love
Entering North Carolina: Set Clocks Back 100 Years
Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me
To Kill a Mockingbird
A Game of Thrones
Animal Farm
The Diary of a Young Girl
Outlander
The Catcher in the Rye
1984
Lord of the Flies
Corduroy
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
Pete the Cat and the New Guy
On the Night You Were Born
We Were Liars
The Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Book
Thirteen Reasons Why


Events

Events at Southern Indie Bookstores

Mimi Lutz - I'm Right Here, With You - Gables  (author appearance)
Mimi Lutz
01/31/2015, 05:00 pm
Books & Books Inc
Coral Gables, FL

Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile Author’s Discussion and Book Signing  (author appearance)
Natalie Baszile
01/31/2015, 03:00 pm
Charis Books & More
Atlanta, GA

Greer Macallister, Colleen Oakley & Ariel Lawhon  (author appearance)
Greer Macallister
01/31/2015, 01:00 pm
FoxTale Book Shoppe
Woodstock, GA

John Lane Poetry Reading  (author appearance)
John Lane
01/31/2015, 06:30 pm
City Lights Bookstore
Sylva, NC

Seth Darling – How to Change Minds About Our Changing Climate  (author appearance)
Seth Darling
01/31/2015, 11:00 am
McIntyre's Fine Books
Pittsboro, NC

A Murder Country - Brandon Daily  (author appearance)
Brandon Daily
01/31/2015, 11:00 am
Park Road Books
Charlotte, NC

Bridgette Lacy with Publisher vs Printer Workshop  (writers group)
01/31/2015, 09:00 am
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Rick Bragg -Author of Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story  (author appearance)
Rick Bragg
01/31/2015, 11:00 am
Litchfield Books
Pawleys Island, SC

Lee Mandel- Unlikely Warrior:A Pacifist Rabbi’s Journey from the Pulpit to Iwo Jima  (author appearance)
Lee Mandel
01/31/2015, 02:00 pm
Prince Books
Norfolk, VA

Anita Diamant - The Boston Girl - Gables  (author appearance)
Anita Diamant
02/02/2015, 08:00 pm
Books & Books Inc
Coral Gables, FL

TIM DORSEY presents SHARK SKIN SUITE A Serge Novel  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey
02/02/2015, 07:00 pm
Vero Beach Book Center
Vero Beach, FL

Natalie Baszile - Queen Sugar  (author appearance)
Natalie Baszile
02/02/2015, 07:00 pm
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

WILD Book Club discusses THE MUSEUM OF EXTRAORDINARY THINGS  (book club)
02/03/2015, 07:00 pm
Malaprops Bookstore

NATALIE BASZILE presents QUEEN SUGAR  (author appearance)
Natalie Baszile
02/03/2015, 07:00 pm
Malaprops Bookstore

CURRENT EVENTS Book Club discusses PAY ANY PRICE  (book club)
02/03/2015, 07:00 pm
Malaprops Bookstore

Relationship Enneagram Series  (other event)
02/03/2015, 07:00 pm
Malaprops Bookstore

Poetry Book Club  (book club)
Marie Howe
02/03/2015, 07:00 pm
The Club

Anya Kamenetz - THE TEST - Why Our Schools Are Obsessed with Standardized Testing  (author appearance)
Anya Kamenetz
02/03/2015, 06:00 pm
Octavia Books
New Orleans, LA

Rob Dunn - The Man Who Touched His Own Heart  (author appearance)
Rob Dunn
02/03/2015, 07:00 pm
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

AUTISM Book Club discusses POKER WITHOUT CARDS  (book club)
02/04/2015, 01:00 pm
Malaprops Bookstore

MALAPROP'S Book Club discusses MOLL FLANDERS  (book club)
02/04/2015, 07:00 pm
Malaprops Bookstore

YA EVENT featuring MEGAN SHEPHERD, MEGAN MIRANDA & RYAN GRAUDIN  (author appearance)
Megan Shepherd
02/04/2015, 07:00 pm
Malaprops Bookstore

Irvine Welsh - The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins - Gables  (author appearance)
Irvine Welsh
02/04/2015, 07:00 pm
Books & Books Inc
Coral Gables, FL

Lisa Gardner signs Crash & Burn  (author appearance)
Lisa Gardner
02/04/2015, 07:00 pm
Eagle Eye Book Shop
Atlanta, GA

Victoria L. Rovine- African Fashion, Global Style: Histories, Innovations, and Ideas You Can Wear  (author appearance)
Victoria L. Rovine
02/04/2015, 03:30 pm
Bull's Head Bookshop
Chapel Hill, NC

Sacrificial Poets Touchstone Open Mic  (other event)
02/04/2015, 06:30 pm
Flyleaf Books
Chapel Hill, NC

Craig LeHoullier - Epic Tomatoes  (author appearance)
Craig LeHoullier
02/04/2015, 07:00 pm
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

GREGG LEVOY presents VITAL SIGNS  (author appearance)
Gregg Levoy
02/05/2015, 07:00 pm
Malaprops Bookstore

Charles Salzberg  (author appearance)
Charles Salzberg
02/05/2015, 04:00 pm
Page & Palette
Fairhope, AL

okraJonathan Odell, Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League  (author appearance)
Jonathan Odell
02/05/2015, 06:30 pm
FoxTale Book Shoppe
Woodstock, GA

Joy Bateman - THE ART OF DINING IN NEW ORLEANS 2  (author appearance)
Joy Bateman
02/05/2015, 06:00 pm
Octavia Books
New Orleans, LA

Candis Watts Smith  (author appearance)
Candis Watts Smith
02/05/2015, 03:30 pm
Bull's Head Bookshop
Chapel Hill, NC

Jim Leutze discusses his book Entering North Carolina: Set Clocks Back 100 Years  (author appearance)
Jim Leutze
02/05/2015, 07:00 pm
Flyleaf Books
Chapel Hill, NC

Betsy Polk & Maggie Chotas - Power Through Partnership  (author appearance)
Betsy Polk
02/05/2015, 07:00 pm
Quail Ridge Books & Music
Raleigh, NC

Kim Daisy In-Store Signing  (author appearance)
Kim Daisy
02/05/2015, 05:00 pm
Fiction Addiction
Greenville, SC


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