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Book Reviews – January 2015

The Face of War, A Soldier’s Lament review by Patrice Tappe What is the meaning of war? Anthony Guidone searches for answers in his book, The Face of War, A Soldier’s Lament. War has impacted the way Guidone defines it. He uses the art of photography juxtaposed, literally, under his own musings, his own poetry …

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Beneath the Chatter, the Wise Self Awaits

Preview by Kathleen Colburn A Contemplative Photography Companion for the Journey Home, written by Tina FireWolf. “Invite yourself into the room… into the conversation, into the moment – into your life fully alive.” Like many people, I am challenged every day by the speed and busyness of my life. Being typically caught up in my …

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book-face of war

The Face of War, a Soldier’s Lament

Reviewed by Patrice Tappe What is the meaning of war? Anthony Guidone searches for answers in his book, The Face of War, A Soldier’s Lament. War has impacted the way Guidone defines it. He uses the art of photography juxtaposed, literally, under his own musings, his own poetry and a few quotes by famous people …

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the canoe

The Canoe by Michelle Baker

preview by Kathleen Colburn 1912. Two people. One ocean. Ten days. Michelle Baker has created a beautiful book that has caused me to consider these two simultaneous stories well after finishing the book. Her own personal story has sparked my curiosity about the creative writing process as well. Baker started the project as a creative …

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Readings & Booksignings

Thursday, January 1 from 12 to 5 p.m. New Year’s Day 25% off sale. Shortened hours.

Saturday, January 10 at 7 p.m. ANDREW LAWLER, Why Did the Chicken Cross the World: the Bird that Powers Civilization.

Sunday, January 11 at 3 p.m. TED M. ALEXANDER, The Fall of Summer, 1960s.

Tuesday, January 13 at 7 p.m. MEAGAN SPOONER & AMIE KAUFMAN, This Shattered World, follow-up to These Broken Stars.

Thursday, January 15 at 7 p.m. MEGAN MAYHEW BERGMAN, Almost Famous Women.

Friday, January 16 at 7 p.m. JENNIFER NIVEN, All the Bright Places, friendship.

Monday, January 19 at 7 p.m. SARAH ADDISON ALLEN, First Frost.

Tuesday, January 20 at 5:30 p.m. PAUL MILLER, editor of The Imaginary App.

Tuesday, January 20 at 7 p.m. CHRIS SCOTTON, The Secret Wisdom of the Earth.

Wednesday, January 21 at 7 p.m. TIM FEDERLE, Hickory Daiquiri Dock, cocktails.

Friday, January 23 at 7 p.m. DEIDRE FRANKLIN, Pinups for Pitbulls.

Saturday, January 24 from 12 to 4 p.m. READ-A-THON PARTY! Benefit for the National Book Foundation.

Tuesday, January 27 at 7 p.m. TIM JOHNSTON, Descent, family mystery.

Wednesday, January 28 at 7 p.m. JEANIENE FROST, Bound By Flames, the third Night Prince book.

Thursday, January 29 at 7 p.m. MATT KEPNES, How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, budget-friendly travel wisdom.

Malaprops Bookstore/Cafe
55 Haywood St., Asheville, NC
(828) 254-6734
www.malaprops.com

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