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McIntyre’s Books

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2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
(919) 542-3030 www.mcintyresbooks.com

McIntyre’s Books, proudly an independent bookstore since 1989, is located in Fearrington Village. Offering a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction, with an emphasis on children’s books, cooking, mystery and local authors, McIntyre’s is a community staple in Chatham County and nearby Chapel Hill. Beyond its book offerings, the bookstore hosts nearly 150 author events annually, giving local and nationally recognized authors a platform to share their stories.

Managed by Keebe Fitch, over the past 28 years, McIntyre’s has developed one of the largest author events programs in the South and continues to offer specialized event series, such as the Cooks & Books events, in addition to weekly author readings.

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September 2018

Strategies for Writing a Personal Essay for College Workshop

September 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$125

Workshop on 9/16 is CANCELED due to Hurricane Florence forecasts! We will still hold a workshop on 9/23. As if the pain of standardized tests wasn’t enough, now there’s the personal essay. Whether you’re using the CommonApp or crafting a piece for a specific school, it can be hard to get started. Relax. In this hands-on workshop, we introduce a handful of proven essay-writing strategies to capture your ideas, and revision strategies to make your writing stronger. We will also…

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Author: Carol Owen – Sassafras Summer

September 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Annie Hughes's life is a train wreck. She lost her boyfriend, her condo, and her job, all at the same time. She leaves LA to drive cross-country to take refuge with her mother, Dorie, only to discover Dorie is engaged to a man Annie has never met. He has a son, Jax, newly returned from overseas. Sparks fly between Annie and Jax, the kind that lead to a 3 alarm fire. But how can she trust her instincts when they've…

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Children’s Storytime

September 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome to our storytime at McIntyre's Books themed To The Rescue! For more information, please contact us at 919.542.3030

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Children’s Storytime

September 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! This week’s theme is To The Rescue! Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author: Bobbie Ann Mason – Patchwork: A Bobbie Ann Mason Reader

September 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bobbie Ann Mason burst onto the American literary scene during a renaissance of short fiction that Raymond Carver called a “literary phenomenon.” Anne Tyler hailed Mason as “a full-fledged master of the short story.” Mason’s work, charged with a spirit of exploration, garnered both popular and critical acclaim. This reader collects outstanding examples of Mason’s award-winning work from throughout her writing career and provides a unique look at the development of one of the country’s finest writers. Patchwork contains short…

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Author: Lee Zacharias – Across the Great Lake

September 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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“It was a huge and powerful ship with a tall, handsome pilothouse and big smoking stacks, no place for a girl, though I loved it, I cannot tell you how much I loved it.” In her eighty-fifth year, Fern Halvorson tells the story of a childhood journey across Lake Michigan and the secret she has kept since that ill-fated voyage. As his wife lies dying in the brutally cold winter of 1936, Henrik Halvorsen takes his daughter Fern away with…

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Poetry Reading

September 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Poetry Reading at McIntyre’s Books The North Carolina Poetry Society poetry reading at McIntyre’s Books, co-sponsored by the NC Poetry Society, will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30.  Featured poets will be Steve Cushman, Michael Gaspeny, and Maura Way.  Fearrington Village is located on 15-501 between Pittsboro and Chapel Hill.  This monthly reading series is hosted by Carolyn and Guy York.

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Middle Grade Book Club

September 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre’s children’s bookseller Anna Shartzer as she leads a summer books club for kids ages 8-12. This club guarantees fun, friends, crafts, snacks and great book talk. Receive 20% off the selected title. This week’s selection: See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng “I haven’t read anything that has moved me this much since Wonder.” —Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places A space-obsessed boy and his dog, Carl Sagan, take a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe in this funny and…

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October 2018

Author: A Literary Luncheon with Jodi Picoult – A Spark of Light

October 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$75

McIntyre’s Books welcomes Jodi Picoult to The Fearrington Barn for lunch and a reading from her latest release, A Spark of Light on Thursday, October 4th at 12pm. This $75 Literary Luncheon includes tax, gratuity, a signed copy of A Spark of Light, and a professional photograph with Jodi. Cash bar. Seats are limited – call the bookstore at 919.542.3030 or reserve your spot here. The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful…

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Author: Jo Maeder – Zerk ‘Em and Pull the Push Rods

October 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Nearly 25 years after her father’s death, Jo Maeder was given the contents of an old green metal filing cabinet that was his. To her astonishment, it held a treasure trove of information about the illustrious aviation and writing career of George Weitz that she knew nothing about. Determined to dig deeper, she pieced together his mysterious life from his unpromising boyhood to his rise through the Marines and FAA. She also peeled back layers in her parents’ unhappy marriage…

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Author: Perre Coleman Magness – Southern Snacks

October 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Perre Coleman Magness' new cookbook, Southern Snacks: 77 Recipes for Small Bites with Big Flavors, is dedicated to the truth that Southerners are just as skilled and generous with the snack as they are with their bounteous, overflowing meals. In seventy-seven recipes that range from classic to contemporary, Perre Coleman Magness embraces the southern approach to snacking, including all the small bites you'll need for any event, whether a football game, a party, or, if things are looking down, a…

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Author: Jo Watson-Hackl – Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe

October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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A Mississippi ghost town and an art mystery combine in this gorgeously written debut just right for fans of Three Times Lucky and A Snicker of Magic! How far would you go to find something that might not even exist? All her life, Cricket’s mama has told her stories about a secret room painted by a mysterious artist. Now Mama’s runoff and Cricket thinks the room might be the answer to getting her to come back. If it exists. And…

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Author: Nancy Corson Carter – The Never-Quite-Ending-War: A WWII Daughter’s Stories

October 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Nancy’s father left before D-Day to soldier in the US Army in Europe during the first 2½ years of her life. When he returned home to Pennsylvania, her family felt impacts of the war mixed with the promise of new beginnings. In prose marked by letters, poems, and illustrations, these stories stretch from the war years to the present. She places her family’s life, especially in relation to her father, in the context of historical and cultural themes that reveal…

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Carla Hall – Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration

October 18, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Before her new book is officially released on Oct. 23 – and before she cooks at Friday night’s dinner in the Fearrington Barn in honor of the late, great Edna Lewis – chef and TV personality Carla Hall will greet fans and sign Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration (so you get first dibs) as part of our festival! This event also will offer a few tastes and feature a Q&A between Sandra Gutierrez and Carla. You may know the effervescent Carla from the Emmy Award-winning ABC…

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Author: Kwame Alexander – Swing With His Musician Randy Preston

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Things usually do not go as planned for seventeen-year-old Noah. He and his best friend Walt (aka Swing) have been cut from the high school baseball team for the third year in a row, and it looks like Noah’s love interest since third grade, Sam, will never take it past the “best friend” zone. Noah would love to retire his bat and accept the status quo, but Walt has big plans for them both, which include making the best baseball…

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Author: Kwame Alexander – Swing

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Things usually do not go as planned for seventeen-year-old Noah. He and his best friend Walt (aka Swing) have been cut from the high school baseball team for the third year in a row, and it looks like Noah’s love interest since third grade, Sam, will never take it past the “best friend” zone. Noah would love to retire his bat and accept the status quo, but Walt has big plans for them both, which include making the best baseball…

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Author: Diane Chamberlain – The Dream Daughter

October 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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New York Times bestselling author Diane Chamberlain delivers a thrilling, mind-bending novel about one mother’s journey to save her child. When Carly Sears, a young woman widowed by the Vietnam war, receives the news that her unborn baby girl has a heart defect, she is devastated. It is 1970, and she is told that nothing can be done to help her child. But her brother-in-law, a physicist with a mysterious past, tells her that perhaps there is a way to…

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Author: Mark de Castrique – Secret Undertaking

October 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Towns like Gainesboro, North Carolina, may be small but go big on local traditions. When the funeral director and part-time deputy sheriff Barry Clayton and his childhood nemesis, Archie Donovan, Jr., unite to create a fundraising float in Gainesboro’s annual Apple Festival Parade, what could go wrong? With Archie involved – anything! First, the Grand Marshal, NC Secretary of Agriculture Graham James, is attacked by a gunman and Barry’s Uncle Wayne is critically wounded in the melee. The assailant is…

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Author: Sheri Castle – Instantly Southern: 85 Southern Favorites

October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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If you own an Instant Pot or are thinking about taking the plunge, this is the book for you. Sheri Castle was kind enough to drop off several samples from this cookbook as she was testing recipes, and we at McIntyre’s can vouch for how fabulous this cookbook is. With the holidays coming up, here is THE cookbook you need to add to your repertoire… Classic Southern recipes adapted for any multicooker or Instant Pot–from jambalaya to peach cobbler. With…

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Author: Thomas Brothers – Help!: The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and the Magic of Collaboration

October 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The fascinating story of how creative cooperation inspired two of the world’s most celebrated musical acts. The Beatles and Duke Ellington’s Orchestra stand as the two greatest examples of collaboration in music history. Duke University musicologist Thomas Brothers delivers a portrait of the creative process at work, demonstrating that the cooperative method at the foundation of these two artist-groups was the primary reason for their unmatched musical success. While clarifying the historical record of who wrote what, with whom, and…

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Author: Daniel Mason – The Winter Soldier

October 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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‘Part mystery, part war story, part romance, The Winter Soldier is a dream of a novel’ Anthony Doerr, author of All The Light We Cannot See From the bestselling author of The Piano Tuner, comes Daniel Mason’s The Winter Soldier, a story of love and medicine through the devastation of the First World War. Vienna, 1914. Lucius is a twenty-two-year-old medical student when World War One explodes across Europe. Enraptured by romantic tales of battlefield surgery, he enlists, expecting a…

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Poetry Reading Series

October 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The North Carolina Poetry Society poetry reading at McIntyre’s Books, co-sponsored by the NC Poetry Society, will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30.  Featured poets will be Steve Cushman, Michael Gaspeny, and Maura Way.  Fearrington Village is located on 15-501 between Pittsboro and Chapel Hill. North Carolina Poetry Society reading with Katherine Soniat, Pam Baggett, & David Manning.

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November 2018

Author: Art Chansky – Blue Blood II: Duke-Carolina

November 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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McIntyre’s welcomes veteran sportswriter Art Chansky for a reading and signing of his new book, Blue Blood II: Duke-Carolina: The Latest on the Never-Ending and Greatest Rivalry in College Hoops— a follow-up to Blue Blood that tells the recent history of the Duke-Carolina college basketball rivalry 13 years later. Blue Blood II is a must-have follow-up for Duke and UNC fans, and college basketball fans in general. Art Chansky is a veteran journalist who’s been covering UNC and ACC basketball…

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Author: Kevin Cornell – Lucy Fell Down the Mountain

November 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Lucy is having a terrible day. She’s falling down a mountain. As she passes various characters–a mountain man, a bungeeing duck, and a pile of shuffling bears–she tries to ask for help. But everyone misinterprets her requests. As Lucy gains velocity, the story grows in silliness. Ending eventually in a giant, rolling snowball that lands Lucy safely at a hot-chocolate chalet. No harm done! With a perfect blend of Looney Tunes-style comedy and breezy short text, Lucy Fell Down the…

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Author: Brian Noyes – The Red Truck Bakery Cookbook

November 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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A charming bakery cookbook with 85 southern baking recipes for favorites like cookies, cakes, pies, and more to make every day delicious—from breakfast to dessert. Nestled on Main Street among the apple orchards and rolling hills of rural Virginia, Red Truck Bakery is beloved for its small-town feel and standout baked goods. Red Truck Bakery Cookbook is your one-way ticket to making these crowd-pleasing confections at home. Full of fresh flavors, a sprinkle of homespun comfort, and a generous pinch…

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Author: Robert Gipe – Weedeater: An Illustrated Novel

November 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are excited to welcome Robert Gipe to McIntyre’s with his latest novel, Weedeater. Word on the street is that he is one amazing storyteller. Weedeater is a contemporary story of love and loss told by a pair of eastern Kentucky mountaineers. Gene is a lovelorn lawnman who bears witness to the misadventures of a family entangled in drugs, artmaking, and politics, a family beset by environmental and self-destruction. And a young mother, Dawn Jewell, is at the center of…

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Author: B. A. Shapiro – The Collector’s Apprentice

November 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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“Dazzling and seductive, a tour de force, The Collector’s Apprentice is an exhilarating tale of shifting identities, desire, and intrigue set between 1920s Paris and Philadelphia.”—Dawn Tripp, bestselling author of Georgia It’s the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris—broke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then-fiancé, George Everard. To protect herself from the law and the wrath of…

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Author: L. M. Elliot – Hamilton and Peggy! A Revolutionary Friendship

November 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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For fans of the extraordinary Broadway musical Hamilton, New York Times bestselling author L. M. Elliott delivers a richly detailed historical novel about the lively Peggy Schuyler and her devoted friendship to Alexander Hamilton during the drama of the American Revolution. Peggy Schuyler has always felt like she’s existed in the shadows of her beloved sisters: the fiery, intelligent Angelica and the beautiful, sweet Eliza. The three of them have a magnetic pull—they are stronger together than they are alone.…

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Author: Ellen Polishuk – Start Your Farm:

November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Ellen Polishuk – Start Your Farm: The Authoritative Guide to Becoming A Sustainable 21st Century Farmer For fans of the extraordinary Broadway musical Hamilton, New York Times bestselling author L. M. Elliott delivers a richly detailed historical novel about the lively Peggy Schuyler and her devoted friendship to Alexander Hamilton during the drama of the American Revolution. Peggy Schuyler has always felt like she’s existed in the shadows of her beloved sisters: the fiery, intelligent Angelica and the beautiful, sweet Eliza. The three…

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Author: Joseph Burgo – Shame

November 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Joseph Burgo – Shame: Free Yourself, Find Joy, and Build Self-Esteem An intimate look at the full spectrum of shame—often masked by addiction, promiscuity, perfectionism, self-loathing, or narcissism—that offers a new, positive route forward Encounters with embarrassment, guilt, self-consciousness, remorse, etc. are an unavoidable part of everyday life, and they sometimes have lessons to teach us—about our goals and values, about the person we expect ourselves to be. In contrast to the prevailing cultural view of shame as a uniformly…

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Author: Zach Pekar – The Dunes of Aderstan

November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The year is 3251 and the Earth is divided. A nuclear holocaust has cast most of the world into a nightmarish hell, where lawlessness and radiation-induced mutation is the order of the day. These Old World savage lands offer up the spectacle of humanity struggling to evolve social order, culture, and religion from the ashes of destroyed civilizations. However, a small group of nation-states managed to survive and advance thanks to a commitment to the pursuit of knowledge. Now, a…

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Author: Sara Foster – Pie

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Sara Foster takes the expression “easy as pie” seriously. New and experienced bakers alike will thrill to Foster’s encouraging approach to tossing together the most delicious made-from-scratch pies. A southern kitchen is unimaginable without pie, says Foster, who grew up on a farm in Tennessee, where many a meal ended with a bubbling pie or cobbler straight from the oven. “There were many pie makers in my family, and no one ever needed a recipe—they just mixed, rolled out pastry,…

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Sara Foster, Pie

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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McIntyre's is happy to host Sara Foster and her new book Pie. Reap the rewards of Foster’s inspiration: fifty-seven recipes for amazing pies, including the southern classics, each one matched to one of eleven perfect pie crusts. Sara Foster is the owner of Foster's Market in Durham, North Carolina, and the author of five cookbooks, including The Foster's Market Cookbook.

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Middle Grade Book Club

November 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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The book for November is Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk. Twelve-year-old Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. Abandoned and set adrift in a small boat when she was just hours old, Crow's only companions are Osh, the man who rescued and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their fierce and affectionate neighbor across the sandbar. Crow has always been curious about the world around her, but…

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Character Visit with Daniel Tiger

November 24, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Come to bring your dreams to life as we meet iconic storybook character Daniel Tiger!

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December 2018

Author: Gene R. Nichol – The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina

December 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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These are the faces of poverty in North Carolina: scores of homeless men, women, and children take refuge in makeshift camps, barely hidden in the woods near some of our most affluent neighborhoods. Hundreds wait in lines hours long to receive basic health care at underfunded free clinics. In large cities and small towns, children–especially children of color–rely on meals at their schools to keep hunger at bay, while parents struggle in jobs that fail to pay living wages. While…

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Author: Wes J. Bryant talks ISIS

December 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join Wes J. Bryant, co-author of the definitive book on the war against ISIS- Hunting the Caliphate- in person at the famous McIntyre's Books in Fearrington Village, North Carolina for an author meet, discussion, and book signing. For the first time ever, hear the ground truth on the war against ISIS from the men who started it. In Hunting the Caliphate, co-authors Dana J. H. Pittard and Wes J. Bryant give a fascinating and no-holds-barred account of America’s fight against…

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Middle Grade Book Club

December 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Our book for December is The Vanderbeeker's of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser. The Vanderbeekers have always lived in the brownstone on 141st Street. It's practically another member of the family. So when their reclusive, curmudgeonly landlord decides not to renew their lease, the five siblings have eleven days to do whatever it takes to stay in their beloved home and convince the dreaded Beiderman just how wonderful they are. And all is fair in love and war when…

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Children’s Story Time with Zia Susan Gravely

December 7, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Join McIntyre's for another fabulous story time with special guest Zia Susan Gravely reading the book The Magic of Old Saint Nick: The Magic Begins.

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Kids Story Character Visit with Llama Llama

December 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bring your children to meet iconic story character Llama Llama!

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Author: Cathy Barrow – Pie Squared

December 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are happy to welcome Cathy Barrow with her new book Pie Squared: Irresistibly Easy Sweet & Savoryt Slab Pies. For those of you who aren’t up on your Pinterest food trends, slab pie is just like regular pie-only better (and bigger)! Instead of crimping and meticulously rolling out a round crust, slab pies are an unfussy twist that are perfect for a potluck or dinner party or just a family dinner. Baked on sheet pans, slab pies can easily…

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Donald Davis Storytelling

December 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We are thrilled that Donald Davis is returning to The Fearrington Barn on Saturday, December 15th at 11am and Sunday, December 16th at 2pm to delight us with his stories! Renowned story teller Donald Davis is back! Donald has been visiting The Fearrington Barn to spin his tales for over 20 years and is one of the foremost storytellers in the country. He has been featured at the World’s Fair, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Storytelling Festival, and as guest host on…

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January 2019

Children’s Storytime

January 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! Today’s Theme: Winter Chill Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Bookends Bookclub discusses Delta Wedding

January 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bookends Book Club discusses Delta Wedding by Eudora Welty Our friend and neighbor Dr. Wayne Pond will lead a discussion of  Eudora Welty’s classic Southern novel, Delta Wedding. Join us for our first meeting in 2019!! Delta Wedding will be available at McIntyre’s at a special book club 20% discount. Bookends will meet next month on Thursday, February 21st at 4pm to discuss  Peter Taylor’s  A Summons to Memphis.

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Children’s Storytime

January 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! Today’s Theme: Unicorns & Dragons Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author Event: Derryn E. Moten – Crusader Without Violence

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Published to critical acclaim in 1959 and long out of print, Crusader Without Violence was the first biography of the dynamic leader who emerged from the 1955–56 Montgomery Bus Boycott as the spokesman of the twentieth century American civil rights movement. NewSouth’s 60th Anniversary Edition, with a new introduction containing new biographical details about its author, returns to general circulation a valuable, rare, and engaging account of Martin Luther King Jr. before he became an American phenomenon. The author, L. D. Reddick,…

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Author Event: Frye Gaillard, A Hard Rain

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller’s eye to this pivotal time in American life. He explores the competing story arcs of tragedy and hopes through the political and social movements of the times ― civil rights, black power, women’s liberation, the War in Vietnam, and the protests against it. But he also examines the cultural manifestations of change ― music, literature, art, religion, and science ― and so we meet not only the…

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Author Event: Julian Pleasants – Home Front

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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At the outset of World War II, North Carolina was one of the poorest states in the Union. More than half of the land was rural. Over one-third of the farms had no electricity; only one in eight had a telephone. Illiteracy and a lack of education resulted in the highest rate of draft rejections of any state. The citizens desperately wanted higher living standards, and the war would soon awaken the Rip Van Winkle state to its fullest potential. Home…

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Children’s Storytime

January 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Today’s Theme: Oh, No Alligator! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Children’s Storytime

January 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! Today’s Theme: I Like Me! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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Author Event: Barbara J. Risman, Where the Millennials Will Take Us

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Are today’s young adults gender rebels or returning to tradition? In Where the Millennials Will Take Us, Barbara J. Risman reveals the diverse strategies youth use to negotiate the ongoing gender revolution. Using her theory of gender as a social structure, Risman analyzes life history interviews with a diverse set of Millennials to probe how they understand gender and how they might change it. Some are true believers that men and women are essentially different and should be so. Others are innovators,…

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NC Poetry Series

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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McIntyre's hosts the North Carolina Poetry Society as esteemed poets Joan Barasovska, Sarah Edwards, and Sam Witt share their works.

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Children’s Storytime

January 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are welcome! Today’s Theme: Hello, Goodbye Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

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February 2019

Author Event: Mesha Maren, Sugar Run

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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One of Southern Living’s Best New Books of Winter 2019 “Just plain grittily gorgeous . . . you will feel every word.”—Library Journal, starred review In 1989, Jodi McCarty is seventeen years old when she’s sentenced to life in prison. When she’s released eighteen years later, she finds herself at a Greyhound bus stop, reeling from the shock of unexpected freedom but determined to chart a better course for herself. Not yet able to return to her lost home in…

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Bookends Bookclub: A Summons to Memphis

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bookends Book Club discusses A Summons to Memphis Our friend and neighbor Dr Wayne Pond will lead a discussion of another classic Southern novel. This month’s selection is Peter Taylor’s Pulitzer Prize winner, A Summons to Memphis. A Summons to Memphis will be available at McIntyre’s at a special book club 20% discount. Bookends will meet next month on Thursday, March 21st at 4pm to discuss Willie Morris’s classic memoir, North Toward Home.

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Bookends Bookclub discusses A Summons to Memphis

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books, 2000 Fearrington Village Ctr
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Bookends Book Club discusses A Summons to Memphis Our friend and neighbor Dr. Wayne Pond will lead a discussion of another classic Southern novel. This month’s selection is Peter Taylor’s Pulitzer Prize winner, A Summons to Memphis. A Summons to Memphis will be available at McIntyre’s at a special book club 20% discount. Bookends will meet next month on Thursday, March 21st at 4pm to discuss Willie Morris’s classic memoir, North Toward Home.

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McIntyre’s Children’s Storytime

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Author Event: Judy Goldman, Together: A Memoir of a Medical Mishap

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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A routine procedure left novelist, memoirist, and poet Judy Goldman’s husband paralyzed. Together is her unforgettable account of the struggle to regain their “normal” life and a nuanced portrait of a marriage tested. When Judy Goldman’s husband of almost four decades reads a newspaper ad for an injection to alleviate back pain, the outpatient procedure sounds like the answer to his longtime backaches. But rather than restoring his tennis game, the procedure leaves him paralyzed from the waist down–a phenomenon none of…

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Author Event: A Panel of Women Presents Second Acts

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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McIntyre’s welcomes several remarkable women have formed a panel to discuss their books and the overarching theme of realizing your dreams in the second half of life. Elaine Neil Orr, Marilyn Simon Rothstein, and Barbara Claypole White sit on the panel to discuss their books and cultivate intriguing conversation. At forty-nine, after two transplants to beat end-stage renal disease, Elaine Neil Orr published her memoir, Gods of Noonday: A White Girl’s African Life. Since then, she has published two novels,…

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McIntyre’s Children’s Storytime

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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March 2019

McIntyre’s Children’s Storytime

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Author Event: Adam Federman, Fasting and Feasting

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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A New York Times Notable Book for 2017–Now in Paperback For more than thirty years, Patience Gray—author of the celebrated cookbook Honey from a Weed—lived in a remote area of Puglia in southernmost Italy. She lived without electricity, modern plumbing, or a telephone, grew much of her own food, and gathered and ate wild plants alongside her neighbors in this economically impoverished region. She was fond of saying that she wrote only for herself and her friends, yet her growing reputation brought a…

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Author Event: Ruth Moose, Going to Graceland

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Chaucer’s pilgrims told stories on their way to Canterbury. Ruth Moose listens in as these 22 pilgrims, a hairdresser, a minister, a retired shoe salesman, a lady wrestler, and others, head toward Graceland. All have their reasons. Will they get there? And what will they find if they do? While Ruth Moose was on the Creative Writing faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill teaching short story, she won the prestigious Chapman Award For Excellence. She published individual stories in Atlantic, Alaska Quarterly Review, Redbook, and other places. Since retiring she…

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McIntyre’s Children’s Storytime

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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McIntyre’s Children’s Storytime

March 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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McIntyre’s Children’s Storytime

March 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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McIntyre’s Children’s Storytime

March 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Author Event: The Liar’s Child

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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McIntyre’s presents Carla Buckley with her new novel, The Liar’s Child, along with Lee Child as a special guest host! Join us as these two friends talk about anything under the sun, including Carla's new novel, Lee's protagonist Jack Reacher, and much much more. In this intense and intimate family portrait that moves at a thriller’s pace, a troubled woman faces a gripping moral dilemma after rescuing two abandoned children from a hurricane. Carla Buckley crafts a richly rewarding psychological…

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Author Event: A Delicious Country

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a two-month journey through the still-mysterious Carolina backcountry. His travels yielded A New Voyage to Carolina in 1709, one of the most significant early American travel narratives, rich with observations about the region's environment and Indigenous people. Lawson later helped found North Carolina's first two cities, Bath and New Bern. Despite…

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McIntyre’s Children’s Storytime

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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McIntyre’s Children’s Storytime

March 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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