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Summer Reading List from Our State

Enjoy this list of suggested summer reading from our friends at Purple Crow Books in Hillsborough.
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summer reading

Summer Reading List from Our State

Manteo Booksellers provides a summer reading list for the beach and beyond.
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summer reading

Summer Reading from Our State

Salisbury’s Literary Bookpost offers a list featuring staff favorites and must-read suggestions.
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summer reading

Summer Reading from Our State

Looking for summer reading suggestions? We’ve got them! This week’s list comes from McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village.
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I Totally Meant to Do That

I Totally Meant to Do That by Jane Borden

Jane Borden — bona fide Southerner, sorority sister, and debutante — graduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and moves up to “northern territory,” aka New York City. The move in itself is not unusual. “Coveys of
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watery part of the world

The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker

Set on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, Michael Parker’s fifth novel takes the form of a biblical narrative tracing the fate of New World exiles across 150 years of imagined history steeped in original sin.
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Benevolent Books

It takes all year for the volunteers at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Greensboro to assemble thousands of titles and only three days for eager customers to carry them away.
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Zora Neale Hurston

Women Writers of Hayti

A literary tour of Durham’s Hayti district uncovers the creative expression of dozens of African-American authors during the Jim Crow era.
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Purple Crow

A Literary Community: Purple Crow Books

Owner Sharon Wheeler has reason to believe in Purple Crow Books’ success. She opened the store in a town populated by acclaimed writers and devoted readers.
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William "Bill" Mangum

An Artist’s Perspective: William Mangum

Acclaimed watercolorist William Mangum recreates the world as he sees it through an art form he discovered largely by accident.
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