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Appalachian Studies Community Book Club

Hosted by: Knox County Public Library & Union College Appalachian Studies Program
Refreshments and door prizes will be provided!

September 23rd, 6 pm, Knox Co. 157 more words

Union College Appalachian Studies Community Book Club

Appalachian Studies Community Book Club – Schedule and Readings
Hosted by: Knox County Public Library & Union College Appalachian Studies Program
Free food, drinks, and door prizes will be provided! 156 more words

Book 31: Serena by Ron Rash

           Set during the late 1920s Ron Rash’s Serena paints a cryptic tale in the isolated world of North Carolina’s timber country. A fascinating psychological tale Serena show you just how far one woman will go to get everything she desires. 307 more words

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“With Beastings Myers has written a historical novel that continues in this vein, he is becoming a Ron Rash of northern England. Like Rash’s novels, and short stories, of the Appalachian mountains Myer’s depiction of life on the Cumbrian fells spans Biblical struggles between innocence and corruption, sacrifice and love and a sense of an evil that will always exist within the human soul. 226 more words

Peaches and Sunsets: The Sweet Fruit of Southern Poetry

I find myself sometimes wondering why I even call the Southern States my home. With so much political banter (such as Pat McCrory of NC hiring a poet laureate without going through the neccesary hoops and protocols, and calling starving artists the “literary elite”), racism, abuse of power by the police, and, again, all the political hoopla (it can’t be stressed enough how much Big Brother is becoming reality in the South), I still wonder why I live here at all. 799 more words