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Leo Fender: The Quiet Giant Heard Around the World

Leo Fender invented the electric guitar.

New Book by North Carolina Film Critic Gareth Higgins

Forthcoming from Burnside Books is Cinematic States by Gareth Higgins, a well-known writer, peace activist, retreat leader, and the founding director of the Wild Goose Festival. The book will be available for sale on November 5, 2013. In Cinematic States, northern Irish writer Higgins explores American myths in one of their most powerful forms. This irreverent yet… Read More ›

New Directions’ Lispector Collection is a Winner

Clarice Lispector is an often overlooked figure in Western literary circles. Or at least she was – her popularity in the English speaking world is on the rise, mainly due to translations of her work published by New Directions in 2012. New Directions continues to show exemplary taste in producing high quality translations of South… Read More ›

Spring Arts Festival at Church of the Nativity | May 22

Raleigh… The quilted octopus and his undersea friends join 30 talented vendors displaying handcrafted jewelry, books, whimsical mosaics, wall hangings, stained glass, soaps, candles, candy bouquets, Raggedy Anns and Andys — and much more! Join us at Church of the Nativity’s Spring Arts Festival, 8849 Ray Road in North Raleigh, on Saturday, May 22nd, from… Read More ›

M15 Secrets To Be Revealed In Raleigh | Nov 14

Dr. Christopher Andrew, featured this morning on National Public Radio concerning his long-awaited authorized history of MI5 – Britain’s domestic spy agency – will appear in Raleigh, NC, Saturday, November 14, for a noon to 2 p.m. book-signing at Quail Ridge Books