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Diane Thomas

In Wilderness is a suspenseful and literary love story—a daring and original novel about our fierce need for companionship and our enduring will to survive. In the winter of 1966, Katherine Reid moves to an isolated cabin deep in Georgia’s Appalachian Mountains. There, with little more than a sleeping bag, a tin plate, and a loaded gun, she plans to spend her time in...

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Roger Cohen

Award-winning New York Times columnist Roger Cohen’s luminous memoir, The Girl from Human Street, turns a compassionate yet discerning eye on the legacy of his own forebears. As he follows them across continents and decades, mapping individual lives that diverge and intertwine, vital patterns of struggle and resilience, valued heritage and evolving loyalties (religious, ethnic, national), converge into a resonant portrait of cultural identity...

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Virginia Willis

New York Times journalist Kim Severson joins Chef Virginia Willis and photographer Angie Mosier for a discussion of work, reinvention in life, and their collaboration on Willis’ new book Lighten Up, Y’All , a collection of classic Southern comfort recipes made lighter, healthier and guilt-free. Major life changes are never easy, because fear and the urgent matters of the day-to-day against you, but...

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Blaine Harden

From the bestselling author of Escape from Camp 14, comes the tale of the murderous rise of North Korea’s founding dictator and the fighter pilot who faked him out. In The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot, New York Times bestselling author Blaine Harden tells the riveting story of how Kim Il Sung grabbed power and plunged his country into war against the United States...

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David Joy

In the country-noir tradition of Winter’s Bone meets ’Breaking Bad,’ Where All Light Tends to Go is a savage and beautiful story of a young man seeking redemption. The area surrounding Cashiers, North Carolina, is home to people of all kinds, but the world that Jacob McNeely lives in is crueler than most. His father runs a methodically organized meth ring, with local authorities on...

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M.J. Rose (via Skype)

From international bestselling author M.J. Rose, comes The Collector of Dying Breaths, a lush and imaginative novel that crisscrosses time as passion and obsessions collide. Florence, Italy—1533: An orphan named René le Florentin is plucked from poverty to become Catherine de Medici’s perfumer. Traveling with the young duchessina from Italy to France, René brings with him a cache of secret documents from the monastery where...

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March Events

:Monday 2nd:

Diane Thomas

:Thursday 5th:

Roger Cohen

:Monday 16th:

Virginia Willis

:Thursday 19th:

Blaine Harden

:Sunday 22nd:

David Joy

:Monday 23rd:

M.J. Rose (via Skype)

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