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Thank you for attending Randall Kenan & Ron Rash in conversation

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In the Valley: Stories and a Novella Based on SERENA Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385544290
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Published: Doubleday - August 4th, 2020

Winner of the 2020 Thomas Robinson Prize for Southern Literature

"Mesmerizing...He's one of the best living American writers."--Janet Maslin, New York Times Book Review


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If I Had Two Wings: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005469
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 4th, 2020

Longlisted for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction

Mingling the earthy with the otherworldly, these ten stories chronicle ineffable events in ordinary lives.


Serena: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061470844
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Published: Ecco - September 29th, 2009

A New York Times bestseller and PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist, Serena by award-winning author Ron Rash is “masterfully written…sprawling, engrossing and—from time to time—nightmarish,” (San Francisco Chronicle); a remarkable n


Above the Waterfall: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062349323
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Published: Ecco - July 5th, 2016

“Rash captures the gritty realities of modern Appalachia with mournful precision...the novel contemplates timeless questions about human frailty, the divinity of nature and the legacies of our native landscapes.” -Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The Cove: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061804205
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Published: Ecco - November 6th, 2012

“Set during World War One, The Cove is a novel that speaks intimately to today’s politics. Beautifully written, tough, raw, uncompromising, entirely new. Ron Rash is a writer’s writer who writes for others.”
—Colum McCann


One Foot in Eden: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780312423056
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Published: Picador - January 3rd, 2004

Will Alexander is the sheriff in a small town in southern Appalachia, and he knows that the local thug Holland Winchester has been murdered. The only thing is the sheriff can find neither the body nor someone to attest to the killing.


Something Rich and Strange: Selected Stories Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062349354
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Published: Ecco - August 11th, 2015

From the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling award-winning author of Serena and The Cove, thirty of his finest short stories, collected in one volume.


Burning Bright: Stories Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061804120
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Published: Ecco - February 1st, 2011

“A gorgeous, brutal writer.”
—Richard Price, New York Times bestselling author of Lush Life and Clockers

 


Saints at the River: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780312424916
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Published: Picador - July 1st, 2005

A major new Southern voice emerges in this novel about a town divided by the aftermath of a tragic accident--and the woman caught in the middle


The World Made Straight: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780312426606
Availability: Backordered
Published: Picador - March 20th, 2007

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING NOAH WYLE, JEREMY IRVINE, MINKA KELLY, ADELAIDE CLEMENS, STEVE EARLE, AND HALEY JOEL OSMENT.

"ONE OF THE MAJOR WRITERS OF OUR TIME."—THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION


Chemistry and Other Stories Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780312425081
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Published: Picador - April 17th, 2007

Chemistry and Other Stories, A Picador Paperback Original

From the pre-eminent chronicler of this forgotten territory, stories that range over one hundred years in the troubled, violent emergence of the New South.

In Ron Rash's stories, spanning the entire twentieth century in Appalachia, rural communities struggle with the arrival of a new era.


The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307275967
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Published: Vintage - September 6th, 2011

"Baldwin on race is Baldwin on the white American psyche.... The Cross of Redemption becomes an absorbing portrait of Baldwin’s time—and of him."  New York Review of Books


The Souls of Black Folk Cover Image
By W.E.B. Du Bois, Randall Kenan (Introduction by), Cheryl Townsend Gilkes (Afterword by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780451532053
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Published: Signet - January 3rd, 2012

First published in 1903, this extraordinary work not only recorded and explained history—it helped alter its course. Written after Du Bois had earned his Ph.D. from Harvard and studied in Berlin, these fourteen essays contain both the academic language of sociology and the rich lyricism of African spirituals, which Du Bois called “sorrow songs.”


Let the Dead Bury Their Dead Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780156505154
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Published: Mariner Books - June 4th, 1993

“Nothing short of a wonder-book.”—New York Times Book Review 

This remarkable collection of twelve short stories is about the diverse folk—black and white, young and old, rich and poor, rural and sophisticated—who live in the eastern North Carolina town of Tims Creek.


A Visitation of Spirits: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375703973
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Published: Vintage - January 25th, 2000

Horace Cross, the 16-year-old descendent of slaves and deacons of the church, spends a horror-filled spring night wrestling with the demons and angels of his brief life. Brilliant, popular, and the bright promise of his elders, Horace struggles with the guilt of discovering who he is, a young man attracted to other men and yearning to escape the narrow confines of Tim's Creek.


Walking on Water: Black American Lives at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780679737889
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Published: Vintage - February 22nd, 2000

"A meaningful panoramic view of what it means to be human...Cause for celebration." --Times-Picayune

From the author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Let the Dead Bury Their Dead comes a moving, clich&#233-shattering group portrait of African Americans at the turn of the twenty-first century.


The Carolina Table: North Carolina Writers on Food Cover Image
By Randall Kenan (Editor), Lee Smith (Contribution by), Jill McCorkle (Contribution by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780997314403
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Published: Eno Publishers - November 1st, 2016

At the intersection of food and story, The Carolina Table: North Carolina Writers on Food offers dozens of stories by Tar Heel writers about the best meal, food memory, noteworthy family tradition, cherished food ritual, dreaded food ritual, fail-safe recipes, worst recipe, worst meal, funniest meal.