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Malaprop’s Bookstore will celebrate YA authors with festival

Malaprop’s Bookstore will celebrate YA authors with festival

Asheville is home to some of the best young adult fiction and middle-grade authors in the country.

by September 4, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Costumes worn by Johnny Depp and Radha Mitchell in the film “Finding Neverland” stand in the Banquet Hall of Biltmore House as part of “Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics.” The exhibit will be on display through July 4./ Photo courtesy of Biltmore Estate

New Biltmore Estate exhibition spotlights movie costumes with literary twist

“Designed for Drama” showcases more than 40 award-winning movie costumes from films based on favorite books in the collection of George Vanderbilt.

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville events, feature
Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Bestselling books at Malaprop’s in Asheville

Ashvegas 2016 Year in Review: Bestselling books at Malaprop’s in Asheville

A local cookbook, a story about a stunt cat and much more top the lists of adult and children’s bestsellers at Malaprop’s this year.

by December 12, 2016 1 comment Asheville books, Asheville News
Pop-up exhibition of Thomas Wolfe books set for May in downtown Asheville

Pop-up exhibition of Thomas Wolfe books set for May in downtown Asheville

The exhibition of Wolfe’s books coincides will the release of a Hollywood movie about Wolfe, as well as an upcoming meeting of the Thomas Wolfe Society in Asheville.

by April 25, 2016 1 comment Asheville arts, Asheville events
Asheville author Sara Gruen teams with Malaprop’s to rally against HB2

Asheville author Sara Gruen teams with Malaprop’s to rally against HB2

New York Times bestseller Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants), who lives in Asheville, has teamed up with Malaprop’s bookstore in town for an event dubbed “Kill the Bill” and set for May 18 at Asheville Community Theatre. Gruen will hold her event on the same day that another author event that Malaprop’s was set to host – a visit by[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Malaprop’s bookshop March events include Erik Larson, Denise Kiernan, Catherynne Valente, more

Malaprop’s bookshop March events include Erik Larson, Denise Kiernan, Catherynne Valente, more

It’s a big month for Malaprop’s, which will also host a panel of YA writers and fantasy writer Catherynne Valente.

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville books
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ArtSpace charter school still recovering from flood damage

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ArtSpace charter school still recovering from flood damage

Also, there’s word on the street that Lafayette restaurant in downtown has closed, and much more.

by January 4, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Asheville-based Biblio gets boost from Neil Gaiman to build libraries in Bolivia

Asheville-based Biblio gets boost from Neil Gaiman to build libraries in Bolivia

The award-winning author is directing traffic from his website to Biblio.com to raise money for Biblio’s nonprofit arm.

by April 29, 2015 2 comments Asheville News
Confirmed: Firestorm Cafe to open new bookstore/cafe in West Asheville

Confirmed: Firestorm Cafe to open new bookstore/cafe in West Asheville

The former Pro Bikes location at 610 Haywood Road is to be Firestorm’s new home.

by December 13, 2014 25 comments Asheville News
Authors Walls, Gilbert to speak in Asheville, sign books in June

Authors Walls, Gilbert to speak in Asheville, sign books in June

Jeannette Walls will discuss and sign “The Silver Star,” while Elizabeth Gilbert will discuss and sign “The Signature of All Things.”

UPDATE: Malaprop’s Book Store in Asheville gets $7,500 James Patterson grant

UPDATE: Malaprop’s Book Store in Asheville gets $7,500 James Patterson grant

Patterson, a best-selling author, has pledged to $1 million to indy booksellers, and the first round of grants has gone out.

Valentine’s Day in Asheville: Burlesque, books and more

Valentine’s Day in Asheville: Burlesque, books and more

Also, an exquisite dinner date at The Venue, complete with a four-course meal and entertainment by members of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra.

by February 5, 2014 1 comment Asheville events
Hundreds of independent booksellers to converge on Asheville in 2015

Hundreds of independent booksellers to converge on Asheville in 2015

Plenty of literary stars will also be in attendance to celebrate indy booksellers, who are experiencing a new wave of popularity.

by January 26, 2014 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
‘Rethink Ink’ book sale set for Feb. 7 at Biltmore Lake clubhouse, will benefit POP Project

‘Rethink Ink’ book sale set for Feb. 7 at Biltmore Lake clubhouse, will benefit POP Project

The Pages Opening People Project seeks to increase literacy by offering books to more people.

by January 20, 2014 0 comments Asheville benefits
Asheville author Dale Neal’s new novel explores denizens of rural Appalachia

Asheville author Dale Neal’s new novel explores denizens of rural Appalachia

Neal, a reporter for 30 years at the Asheville Citizen-Times, turns his writing talent once again to exploring the lives of mountain folk.

by April 12, 2013 0 comments Asheville books
Spellbound Children’s Bookshop asks public for $18,500 to expand

Spellbound Children’s Bookshop asks public for $18,500 to expand

Owner Leslie Hawkins wants a stand-alone space to better serve customers.

Design mini-library for new restaurant Dough, win $100 GC

Design mini-library for new restaurant Dough, win $100 GC

New North Asheville restaurant seeks designs for a community cookbook mini-library built to hold 20-30 books.

by December 4, 2012 0 comments Asheville food and drink, Contests
Lark Books offering 50 percent off hundreds of books

Lark Books offering 50 percent off hundreds of books

Lark Books has a wide range of titles focused on everything from crafting to homesteading.

by December 3, 2012 0 comments Asheville features, Asheville News
Two books about Rev. Billy Graham’s life set for release in 2013

Two books about Rev. Billy Graham’s life set for release in 2013

“Chicken Soup for the Soul: Billy Graham & Me” is set to be released in February.

by November 12, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Library book sales coming up at Pack Memorial, East Asheville branch

The Hallway Book Sale at Pack Memorial Library is July 20-21; the sidewalk book sale at the East Asheville branch is July 21.

by July 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville events
Award-winning author Charles Frazier to speak July 8 at UNC Asheville

Award-winning author Charles Frazier to speak July 8 at UNC Asheville

Press release here: Charles Frazier to Speak July 8 at UNC Asheville Charles Frazier, author of “Cold Mountain” and other novels, will speak at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 8, as part of a new series of talks by great Southern writers at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. The series is free and open to the public, and will feature 3 p.m.[Read More…]

by June 26, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Barnes & Noble is selling subsidiary that owns Asheville’s Lark Books

That’s the word from the Wall Street Journal and Publisher’s Lunch Deluxe regarding Barnes & Noble’s sale of Sterling Publishing, of which Lark Books is an imprint. From the Journal: Barnes & Noble Inc. has put its Sterling Publishing business up for sale, say people familiar with the situation, signaling a likely end to its decades-long involvement in the publishing[Read More…]

by January 11, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Malaprop’s to celebrate 30th anniversary on New Year’s Day; 25% off most items

Malaprop’s to celebrate 30th anniversary on New Year’s Day; 25% off most items

Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Jan. 1 with a big annual sale. The independently owned bookstore is an Asheville institution. Emoke B’Racz opened the store in 1982. It had a focus on poetry, feminist issues, Southern and regional writers and has branched out from there. The store hosts readings by writers from around the U.S.[Read More…]

by December 27, 2011 0 comments Asheville News

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