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Charles Dodd White Reading and Book Signing

10/20/2018 - 3:00PM

Charles Dodd White will return to City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, October 20th at 3 p.m.  He will read from his new novel, In the House of Wilderness.  Rain is a young woman under the influence of a charismatic drifter named Wolf and his other “wife,” Winter. Through months of wandering homeless through the cities, small towns, and landscape of Appalachia, the trio have grown into a kind of desperate family, a family driven by exploitation and abuse. A family that Rain must...

Gail Diederich Story Time

10/20/2018 - 11:00AM

Gail Diederich returns to City Lights Bookstore for a special story time on Saturday, October 20th at 11 a.m. The author of several children’s books, she will read her latest, I’ll Take Care of Violet. An African Violet family spanning 25 years provides the background for a gentle story told in the voice of Violet, the potted plant in the middle of three generations. To reserve copies of I’ll Take Care of Violet please call City Lights Bookstore at 828-586-9499.

Conversations with America

10/26/2018 - 6:30PM

Randy Bell will visit City Lights Bookstore on Friday, October 26th at 6:30 p.m. He will present his book, Conversations with America: Confronting the Divisive Challenges of Our Time.  In this series of essays, author Randy Bell raises questions about what it means to be an American in the early 21st century. Covering a range of issues from government and its responsibility to its people, international relations, the economy and business, religion, discrimination, and human rights,...

Lee Zacharias & Abigail DeWitt Book Signing and Reading

10/27/2018 - 3:00PM

  Lee Zacharias and Abigail DeWitt will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, October 27th at 3 p.m. to present their novels. Zacharias’ Across the Great Lake is a haunting novel of nautical adventure, love, ghosts, and tragedy on the Great Lakes. In her eighty-fifth year, Fern Halvorson recalls her childhood journey on a great coal-fired ferry in the icy winter of 1936--and the secret she has kept since that ill-fated voyage. Abigail DeWitt’s novel, News of Our Loved Ones is...

Lee Zacharias Book Signing and Reading

10/27/2018 - 3:00PM

Lee Zacharias will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, October 27th at 3 p.m.  She will present her novel, Across the Great Lake.  A haunting novel of nautical adventure, love, ghosts, and tragedy on the Great Lakes. In her eighty-fifth year, Fern Halvorson recalls her childhood journey on a great coal-fired ferry in the icy winter of 1936--and the secret she has kept since that ill-fated voyage. Lee Zacharias is the author of four previous books, including The Only Sounds We...

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