Sun07202014

     Subscribe  |  Contact  |  Advertise  |  RSS Feed Other Publications

Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:10

Waynesville library offers new Southern book series

Written by 

Friends of the Haywood Library will offer a new series, Discovering the Literary South, the Louis D. Rubin Jr. Series, from 4 to 6 p.m. beginning June 23 at the Waynesville branch in the auditorium.

The books in this series demonstrate the “southern-ness” which Rubin noted in his study of Southern literature in the 1950s. The books in the series were all published within the last 20 years, and the region these books travel is home to coal miners, peach growers, tenant farmers, storekeepers, Pentecostal preachers and rockabilly crooners.

The five books to be discussed are Gap Creek: The Story of a Marriage on June 23, A Virtuous Woman, July 14, The Jew Store, Aug. 11; Clover, Aug. 25; and The Coal Tatoo, A Novel, Sept. 15.

The books are free and available at the library beginning June 2.  Discussions will be led by scholars and professors from nearby colleges and universities.

828.456.5311 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

blog comments powered by Disqus
Read 1798 times

Media

blog comments powered by Disqus

This Must Be the Place

  • This must be the place

    art theplaceI am the human sponge.

    As far back as I can remember, into the early days of my youth, I have always wandered, wondered and wished. My senses have been my guide, with maps thrown out the window as I follow intuition and head in the direction my heart leads. 

    Written on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 14:37 Read more...