Book Report: Introducing the Local Matters Book Club

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Mountain Xpress announces the Local Matters Book Club, in partnership with Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe. The readers’ group will focus on works of fiction written by local and regional authors and/or with Western N.C. themes. Each book selection will be by an author scheduled to read at Malaprop’s — such as our first book, Nothing Gold Can Stay, a collection of short stories by Ron Rash. (The book will be released on Tuesday, Feb. 19; Rash will appear at the bookstore on Sunday, Feb. 24 in a ticketed event.)

Xpress writer and book reviewer Alli Marshall moderates the Local Matters Book Club, which will meet in the Malaprop’s cafe semi-bi-monthly. The first meeting is on Monday, March 4., 7 p.m., to discuss Nothing Gold Can Stay. Anyone interested in joining the Local Matters Book Club should email Marshall at amarshall@mountainx.com. Space is limited.

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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts writer and editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs.

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