Books and Literature Event Calendar

Monday, November 3 Poetrio + Malaprops | 3:00 pm | Asheville Today’s poets are Elizabeth Bradfield (“Interpretive Work”), Helen Wallace (“Shimming the Glass House”) and Oni Buchanan (“Spring”)

An Evening of Storytelling with Gary Carden + City Lights Bookstore | 7:00 pm | Sylva Special celebration and screening of Gary Carden’s 25-anniversary DVD edition of his classic “Blow the Tannery Whistle”

Thursday, November 6 The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue +Malaprops Bookstore | 7:00 pm | Asheville The Authors of this book, John Shelton Reed and Dale Volberg Reed will speak about their book concerning the people, recipes and lore of N.C. barbecue.

Friday, November 7 An Appalachian Mystery + Malaprops | 1:00 pm | Asheville Author Maggie Bishop signs copies of her new Appalachian mystery, “Perfect for Framing.”

Sunday, November 9 Howard Lee: Barrier-Breaking NC Politician + Malaprops Bookstore | 3:00 pm | Asheville The first black mayor of Chapel Hill, followed by a long political career, Howard Lee, will discuss his career when he reads from “The Courage to Lead: One Man’s Journey in Public Service.”

Wednesday, November 12 Dr. Peter Kingsley reads from his books + Malaprops Bookstore | 7:00 pm | Asheville Internationally acclaimed Asheville-based author, scholar and lecturer will read form his books including “Reality” and “In the Dark Places of Wisdom.”

Thursday, November 13 Green Jobs with author James P. Hendrix + Malaprops Bookstore | 7:00 pm | Asheville Local author and educator will discuss his recent book “Green Jobs: A Guide to Eco-Friendly Employment,” coauthored with A. Bronwyn Llewellyn and K. C. Golden.