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The Mythical Whiteness of 'Trump Country'

The Mythical Whiteness of 'Trump Country'

Read an excerpt of Elizabeth Catte's What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia in the Boston Review  

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Fort Wayne Loves "In The Watershed"

Fort Wayne Loves "In The Watershed"

Ryan Schnurr's new book made the Journal Gazette's list of top ten nonfiction books at the public library. Check out the whole list here.

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Booze and Books in Pittsburgh

Booze and Books in Pittsburgh

Belt authors Mark Meyer and Meredith Meyer Grelli are featured speakers at the Boozy Brunch Book Fair, coming to Pittsburgh's Threadbare Cider and Mead on Dec 3. An improvement on the Scholastic Fairs you remember from school. Bringing the brightest Drink and Food Authors from around the country and region together for a Sunday brunch of talks, book signings and shopping, food and drink. Each author talk will be paired with a drink (beer, cider, cocktail, spirit) of the author's choosing and provided complimentary to guests. More info here. Preorder the book before you go!

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Hey Cleveland: Join us with Ryan Schnurr at Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern

Hey Cleveland: Join us with Ryan Schnurr at Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern

You're invited! Join us for a talk by Ryan Schnurr, author of In the Watershed, Friday November 17th at 7:30 pm. A book critics have called "poignant," "subtle," "delightful." Find more information here. (Photo via Happy Dog web site).   

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Fighting words: Glenn Taylor reviews Elizabeth Catte

Fighting words: Glenn Taylor reviews Elizabeth Catte

You couldn't kill this book with a hammer. Come and watch Elizabeth Catte clip the hollow wings of little jimmy vance.  Stay and behold an enlightened vision, a living solidarity found among the strong and varied peoples of this misunderstood land. What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia asks Florence Reece's old question: Which side are you on? Some of us are sticking to Appalachia until every battle's won. --Glenn Taylor, author of The Ballad of Trenchmount Taggart Preorder your copy here. 

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