Salisbury’s Literary Bookpost offers a list featuring staff favorites and must-read suggestions.
The advent of the polio vaccine in the 1960s means that many people aren’t familiar with infantile paralysis, the disease that paralyzes limbs and sometimes the part of the brain that controls breathing. In the fall of 1948, though, polio
Mountain Educators: The Dougherty Family and the First Fifty Years of Appalachian by Doris Perry Stam
In our era of giant land-grant universities, it’s worth remembering that 17,000-student Appalachian State University started as a country schoolhouse framed from Blue Ridge Mountains timber. The mission of what was originally called Watauga Academy in Boone was to train
Becoming Elizabeth Lawrence: Discovered Letters of a Southern Gardner edited by Emily Herring Wilson
Although she led a quiet, reserved life with her family, Elizabeth Lawrence was a strong, successful woman who lived on her own terms. Her letters to her friend Ann Preston Bridgers show us the unexpected richness of Lawrence’s life.