The long hello: Local author Bryan Robinson pens his first novel-attachment0

The long hello: Local author Bryan Robinson pens his first novel

Psychotherapist Bryan E. Robinson is a veteran author, having written 35 self-help and scholarly books on stress and workaholism over the years. His most recent such work is “The Smart Guide to Managing Stress.” Only now, however, is he unveiling his first work of fiction, 12 years in the making. “Limestone Gumption” launches with great fanfare on Friday, March 7, at Malaprop’s Bookstore. Photo by Jon Michael Riley

The long detour-attachment0

The long detour

In “The Answer to the Riddle is Me,” Warren Wilson alum David Stuart MacLean recounts his decade-long recovery from amnesia caused by the antimalarial drug Larium. Told with a light touch and plenty of humor, the story is as engaging as it is harrowing. The book is out on Tuesday, Jan. 14.