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Feedback sought for Thomas Wolfe cabin renovation plans

Feedback sought for Thomas Wolfe cabin renovation plans

Two meetings are set for Aug. 1 for residents to check out design concepts.

by July 21, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Opinion: Reframing perceptions of the Asheville Flatiron Building

Opinion: Reframing perceptions of the Asheville Flatiron Building

It is wrong to say that the Flatiron is the soul and spirit of Asheville.

by June 6, 2019 0 comments Asheville News, Opinion
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Bill Murray at The Mothlight in West Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Bill Murray at The Mothlight in West Asheville

Bill Murray, co-owner of the Charleston RiverDogs, may have been in town to watch his team play the Asheville Tourists earlier this week.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: May 8 Asheville opioid forum spotlights experts, resources

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: May 8 Asheville opioid forum spotlights experts, resources

Also, it’s spring and that means bears on the move, so here’s some advice on how to stay aware and safe.

by May 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe most intoxicated, disruptive in NC, report states

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Buncombe most intoxicated, disruptive in NC, report states

Also, magician David Blaine is coming to Asheville, and more.

by February 26, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Forecast calls for snow around Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Forecast calls for snow around Asheville

Also, Asheville cookbook and homesteading author Ashley English will launch a new book in April, and more.

by January 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
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.

Malaprop’s hosting ‘Kite Runner’ author Khaled Hosseini on June 14

Malaprop’s hosting ‘Kite Runner’ author Khaled Hosseini on June 14

Hosseini has a new book, “And the Mountains Echoed.”

by May 27, 2013 0 comments Asheville books
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
Asheville author’s new book gets spotlight on Jon Stewart’s ‘The Daily Show’

Asheville author’s new book gets spotlight on Jon Stewart’s ‘The Daily Show’

Denise Kiernan’s tale, “The Girls of Atomic City,” paints an amazing portrait of womanhood and war.

by March 30, 2013 0 comments Asheville books
Former Citizen-Times reporter to hold book signing Saturday at Malaprop’s

Former Citizen-Times reporter to hold book signing Saturday at Malaprop’s

The memoir “Plucking Wolf Fur” is a story of one arm, one dog and an American family.

by March 22, 2013 1 comment Asheville features
Author Ron Rash to present new short story collection at Malaprop’s

Author Ron Rash to present new short story collection at Malaprop’s

Rash will present “Nothing Gold Can Stay” in a ticketed event at the downtown book store.

by January 15, 2013 0 comments Asheville books
Asheville writer Megan Shepherd’s book debut set for Jan. 29

Asheville writer Megan Shepherd’s book debut set for Jan. 29

Two years ago, she was working at Asheville Parks & Recreation. Today, Shepherd is an author with a big-time publishing house contract.

by January 10, 2013 1 comment Asheville books, Asheville News
Brewgasm: Six beers to take with you over the fiscal cliff

Brewgasm: Six beers to take with you over the fiscal cliff

Anne Fitten Glenn, the author of “Asheville Beer,” will be signing her book on Saturday at Malaprop’s. Here’s her recommendations.

Ron Rash’s new novel, The Cove, to hit bookstores in April

Ron Rash, the award-winning Western North Carolina author of Serena, is set to release his latest novel, The Cove, in April. It’s already getting great reviews. About The Cove, via Amazon: The New York Times bestselling author of Serena returns to Appalachia, this time at the height of World War I, with the story of a blazing but doomed love[Read More…]

Asheville’s Brunk Auctions to sell off pieces of writer Reynolds Price’s estate, including typewriter, books, art

On March 10 and 11, Brunk Auctions in Asheville will sell off pieces of the estate of writer Reynolds Price, including a typewriter, books and artwork owned by the well-known Southern author. Pieces on sale include a 1950s era Olivetti typewriter owned by Price,  annotated books by Price and  a portrait of Price by artist Ben Long. Go here to see[Read More…]

by March 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

Chall Gray, Sebastian Mathews to give reading tonight in downtown Asheville

Two talented writers. Give ’em a listen. Here are the details: We are lucky to be hosting two of Asheville’s gifted writers, Sebastian Mathews and Chall Gray, on Monday evening, January 16 at the Posana Cafe, 1 Biltmore Ave, in downtown Asheville. The reading will begin at 7:30 in Posana’s art gallery. Both men engage in a variety of genre–be[Read More…]

by January 16, 2012 1 comment Asheville features

News obit: Children’s book author William E. ‘Bill’ Britain, whose ‘The Wish Giver’ was a Newberry Honor Book

Asheville resident Bill Brittain died Dec. 16. He was 81. From his Asheville Citizen-Times obituary: William E. Brittain of Weaverville, 81, died December 16, 2011. Born in Rochester, NY, Bill earned degrees from SUNY Brockport and Hofstra. In 1954 he married Virginia Connorton, and they moved to Long Island, where he taught English and later became a reading specialist at[Read More…]

by December 27, 2011 0 comments Asheville News