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Joint Reading: Charles Dodd White, Gavin Dillard & David Dalton

07/22/2017 - 3:00PM

  City Lights Bookstore will host three authors for a joint reading on Saturday, July 22nd at 3 p.m. Charles Dodd White, Gavin Dillard and David Dalton will all be on hand to share and talk about their respective work. Charles is the author of Sinners of Sanction County, Lambs of Men and A Shelter of Others. He teaches in the English Department of Pellissippi State Community College.  Gavin Dillard is a poet and songwriter. He is the author of seven books of homoerotic poetry, two...

Ron Rash Paperback Launch

07/25/2017 - 6:30PM

Ron Rash will visit City Lights Bookstore on Tuesday, July 25th at 6:30 p.m. The date marks the paperback release of his seventh novel, The Risen. Ron Rash demonstrates his superb narrative skills in this suspenseful and evocative tale of two brothers whose lives are altered irrevocably by the events of one long-ago summer, one bewitching young woman--and the secrets that could destroy their lives.

Art of Awakening Shamanic Consciousness

07/28/2017 - 6:30PM

 Linda Star Wolf will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, July 28th at 6:30 p.m. She will present her new book, Soul Whispering: The Art of Awakening Shamanic Consciousness.  Master Shamanic Breathwork Practitioner, Nita Gage co-wrote the book with Linda Star Wolf. The authors explore how the art of Soul Whispering can help each of us understand why we experience our lives the way we do and shift from healing our wounds to embracing the process of transformation. This is a powerful...

Tyler Auffhammer Poetry Reading

07/29/2017 - 3:00PM

WCU graduate and 2015-2016 Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Student Poet, Tyler Auffhammer will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, July 29th at 3 p.m. He will read from his new collection of poetry, Threshold. His collection explores the relationships between people, the relationships between humanity and the natural world, and tries to identify the messages we can learn from all of this.  To reserve copies of Threshold please call City Lights Bookstore at 828-586-9499.

Lawrence Thackston’s New Mystery Novel

08/04/2017 - 6:30PM

Award-winning author, Lawrence Thackston returns to City Lights Bookstore on Friday, August 4th at 6:30 p.m. He will present his new mystery-thriller set in the South Carolina Lowcountry, Carolina Cruel. Thackston, author of Tidal Pools, and The Devil’s Courthouse, once again, brings his unique brand of page-turning suspense to the world of crime fiction. Carolina Cruel is a Southern tale of race, politics, crime and corruption in which two reporters will make startling connections between...

RESCHEDULED: Kim Michele Richardson: A Path to Publication Discussion and Q&A

08/05/2017 - 3:00PM

Kentucky author, Kim Michele Richardson will return to City Lights Bookstore for a discussion on the path to publication on Saturday, August 5th at 3 p.m. Kim Michele is the author of two novels, Liar’s Bench and Godpretty in the Tobacco Field. She also has a new novel coming out in late November titled, The Sisters of Glass Ferry. She will discuss best practices in the publishing process and take questions. Kim Michele Richardson has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, building houses,...

Mark Powell Reading and Book Signing

08/11/2017 - 3:00PM

Mark Powell will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, August  11th at 6:30 p.m. to present his new novel, Small Treasons. With writing that is both devastating and tender, Mark Powell brings his acclaimed eye to an American marriage on the verge of rupture, spinning an all-too-current tale of the world we live in and the world we fear--and how we may not be able to tell the two apart. Ron Rash said of Small Treasons, “A beautifully written, disturbing portrait of Americans searching...

Plott Hound Tales

08/19/2017 - 3:00PM

Bob Plott will return to City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, August 19th at 3 p.m. to present his new book.  Plott Hound Tales reveals the fascinating people and places that have shaped the history of the Plott hound. Bob Plott is the great-grandson of George Plott who first brought Plott bear hounds to America. He is also the author of Strike and Stay: The Story of the Plott Hound, A History of Hunting in the Great Smoky Mountains, Legendary Hunters of the Southern Highlands, and Colorful...

Jennifer Frick-Ruppert to Present Her New Book

08/26/2017 - 3:00PM

Jennifer Frick-Ruppert will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, August 26th at 3 p.m. to present her new book. The Legend of Skyco Spirit Quest, a middle-grade historical novel, is the story of Skyco, an Algonquin boy, and heir to the great chief, Menatonon, but he has much to learn before he can take his place within the tribe.   Dr. Jennifer Frick Ruppert earned her Ph.D. in Zoology from Clemson University and holds the Dalton Professor of Biology and Environmental Science at...

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