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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
A scene from the filming of a book trailer for "Serafina and the Splintered Heart," the third in the young adult "Serafina" series by Asheville author Robert Beatty./ photo by Jason Sandford

A book marketing effort like few others in author Beatty’s ‘Serafina’ series

Asheville author Robert Beatty is masterminding, and funding, a massive marketing effort around his young adult “Serafina” mystery series.

by May 20, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville writer co-authors new book delving into secrets of restaurant success

Asheville writer co-authors new book delving into secrets of restaurant success

Asheville author Joseph D’Agnese has teamed up with entrepreneur/software developer Damian Mogavero to write book that delves into the secrets of restaurant success. In The Underground Culinary Tour: How the New Metrics of Today’s Top Restaurants Are Transforming How America Eats, D’Agnese and Mogavero take readers inside kitchens and eateries “to show us how data and statistics are helping restaurants stay profitable[Read More…]

Will Asheville see spotlight in new Zelda Fitzgerald film starring Jennifer Lawrence?

Will Asheville see spotlight in new Zelda Fitzgerald film starring Jennifer Lawrence?

Zelda Fitzgerald and eight other women died in Asheville in a tragic fire.

by October 25, 2016 5 comments Asheville film, feature
Long-lost work by Asheville’s Wilma Dykeman hits shelves, gets rave reviews

Long-lost work by Asheville’s Wilma Dykeman hits shelves, gets rave reviews

One of Western North Carolina’s most storied writers has a major new work published 10 years after her death.

by September 16, 2016 0 comments 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.

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
Mixed reviews roll in for ‘Genius’ about Asheville’s Wolfe and editor Perkins

Mixed reviews roll in for ‘Genius’ about Asheville’s Wolfe and editor Perkins

The movie “Genius” is getting other press as the movie has its premiere at the Berlin Film Festival this week.

by February 16, 2016 4 comments Asheville film
Colin Firth, left, as editor Max Perkins and Jude Law as writer Thomas Wolfe in the new Hollywood movie "Genius."/ Photo by Marc Brenner

‘Genius,’ the movie about Asheville native son Thomas Wolfe, to premiere in Feb

“Genius” has been added to the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival line-up.

by December 15, 2015 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
Mostly sparkling reviews for WNC author Ron Rash’s new novel, ‘Above the Waterfall’

Mostly sparkling reviews for WNC author Ron Rash’s new novel, ‘Above the Waterfall’

The author of “Serena” and “Nothing Gold Can Stay” has another hit on his hands.

by September 10, 2015 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville books
Hollywood bio-pic about Asheville native author Thomas Wolfe picks up buzz

Hollywood bio-pic about Asheville native author Thomas Wolfe picks up buzz

Actor Jude Law, one of the stars of “Genuis,” visited Asheville last summer to learn more about Wolfe.

by August 26, 2015 1 comment Asheville film
Asheville Citizen-Times reporters call bullshit on Carolina Public Press investigative reporting claim

Asheville Citizen-Times reporters call bullshit on Carolina Public Press investigative reporting claim

Watch the video. Nothing like a good ‘ol media pissing match to get folks riled up.

by July 23, 2015 18 comments Asheville News
Warren Wilson College prof uncovers multiculutural influences on mountain dance in new book

Warren Wilson College prof uncovers multiculutural influences on mountain dance in new book

Phil Jamison, a nationally known dance caller, will celebrate the release of his new book at Malaprop’s on Friday.

by July 16, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
12 Bones barbecue cookbook launch party set for Sunday in Asheville

12 Bones barbecue cookbook launch party set for Sunday in Asheville

Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Mackensy Lunsford wrote the book with the restaurant’s owners and chef.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bubble soccer league forming in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bubble soccer league forming in Asheville

Also, the return of the Battle of the Burger and much more.

by May 18, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Lionsgate buys U.S. rights to “Genius,” movie about Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe

Lionsgate buys U.S. rights to “Genius,” movie about Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe

The film stars Jude Law, Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. Last summer, Law visited Asheville to learn more about Wolfe.

Book nerds unite! Authors, indy booksellers and fans converge on Malaprop’s in Asheville

Book nerds unite! Authors, indy booksellers and fans converge on Malaprop’s in Asheville

The American Booksellers Association is holding its annual winter conference in Asheville, complete with literary stars, panels and more.

Books by Asheville authors Gruen, Essig make list of most anticipated for 2015

Books by Asheville authors Gruen, Essig make list of most anticipated for 2015

Sara Gruen’s tale includes a search for the Loch Ness monster, while Mark Essig recounts the history of the humble pig.

by January 12, 2015 3 comments Asheville books, Asheville News
UPDATED: Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actor Jude Law lunches at The Med in Asheville

UPDATED: Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actor Jude Law lunches at The Med in Asheville

The actor is portraying Thomas Wolfe in a new biopic that will begin filming in October in the U.S. and U.K.

Food writer Emily Patrick set to return to Asheville, will focus on WNC Magazine dining guide

Food writer Emily Patrick set to return to Asheville, will focus on WNC Magazine dining guide

The former Mountain Xpress food writer will also be writing for a range of clients in Asheville and Atlanta.

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.”

Asheville author Harlan receiving praise for new book, ‘Untamed’

Asheville author Harlan receiving praise for new book, ‘Untamed’

Harlan chronicles the tale of Carol Ruckdeschel, a mysterious woman who lives on an island off the Georgia coast and is a defender of sea turtles.

by April 8, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Black Mountain News: Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks focuses book, movie on Black Mountain College

Black Mountain News: Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks focuses book, movie on Black Mountain College

The writer of “The Notebook” will use a cutting-edge school in Black Mountain as the setting for new work.

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