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February 2017
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Cooks & Books: Lunch with Kian Lam Kho

Friday, February 3   |   1:00 pm   |   $75
The Fearrington Granary
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Join us at The Granary to celebrate Kian Lam Kho’s cookbook, Phoenix Claws & Jade Trees. Tickets are $75 per person and include lunch, a copy of the cookbook, service fee and tax. Reserve by calling McIntyre’s Books at 919.542.3030. Food writer, author of 10 cookbooks and Asian cuisine expert, Nancie McDermott, will be the guest hostess for this luncheon. McDermott has written several cookbooks on Asian cuisine and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. MENU First Course Red-Cooked Lion’s…

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John Semonche – Pick Nick

Saturday, February 4   |   11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books
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Pick Nick: The Political Odyssey of Nick Galifianakis from Immigrant Son to Congressman is a fascinating and intimate political biography of the Congressman Nick Galifianakis who served in the 1960s by historian John Semonche, who is a neighbor of Galifianakis’. It is a fascinating look at Galifianakis’ political career in the context of a changing South. From his origins at his father’s Durham, North Carolina restaurant through his stunning political successes to a final doomed battle for the Senate, Nick…

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, February 8   |   11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books
Fearrington Spring 2015 Shoot

Story time for the littlest readers — perfect for the 3 and under crowd!

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Karen Pullen – Cold Heart

Saturday, February 11   |   2:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books
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Stella Lavender, an SBI undercover drug agent, is pulled into a homicide investigation after a wedding goes bad. Real bad. As an undercover drug agent, Stella Lavender works nights, buying drugs from paranoid drug dealers. But the physical danger and necessary betrayals are getting to her. When she sees a chance to work homicide, she’ll always take it. One afternoon Stella gives a hitchhiking teenager a ride to her babysitting job in a wealthy neighborhood. Horror awaits them—the father lies…

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Bookends discusses The Virginian and The Ox-Bow Incident

Thursday, February 16   |   4:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books
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For January and February 2017, we head Westward for discussions of two minor American classics, “The Virginian” (1902) by Owen Wister, and “The Ox-Bow Incident” (1940) by Walter Van Tilburg Clark. Both of these fictional portraits of the American Frontier invite reflection on noteworthy types of characters and behavior that helped to shape some of our most enduring notions of national culture and identity. Our first two meetings in the New Year are to be held in the Mystery Room at McIntyre’s,…

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Sylvia Inks – Small Business Finance for the Busy Entrepreneur

Saturday, February 18   |   2:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books
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Come meet a local, bestselling author who has helped many entrepreneurs learn how to save time, save money, and become profitable. Sylvia Inks shares stories of real-life entrepreneurs, their struggles, and lessons learned. Find out what many small business owners, even those who have been in business for several years, had to learn the hard and expensive way. There is something for everyone! Founder of SMI Financial Coaching, Sylvia Inks spent ten years with one of the world’s largest consulting…

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NCPS Reading Series

Sunday, February 19   |   2:00 pm
McIntyre’s Books
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North Carolina Poetry Society Reading with Regina Dozier, Brad Strahan, Scott Owens

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Mark Greaney – Gunmetal Gray

Saturday, February 25   |   11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books
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After five years on the run Court Gentry is back on the inside at the CIA. But his first mission makes him wish he had stayed on the outs when a pair of Chinese agents try to take him down in Hong Kong. Normally the Chinese prefer to stay eyes-only on foreign agents. So why are they on such high alert? Court’s high stakes hunt for answers takes him across Southeast Asia and leads to his old friend, Donald Fitzroy,…

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March 2017
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Tim Tyson – The Blood of Emmett Till

Saturday, March 4   |   11:00 am
McIntyre’s Books
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The event that launched the civil rights movement—the 1955 lynching of young Emmett Till—now reexamined by an award-winning author with access to never-before-heard accounts from those involved as well as recently recovered court transcripts from the trial. In 1955, a fourteen-year-old black boy named Emmett Till, who had come down from Chicago to visit relatives in Mississippi, was murdered by a group of white men. He had gone into a small country store a few days earlier and made flirtatious…

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Natalie Goldberg – The Great Spring

Thursday, March 9   |   6:30 pm
McIntyre’s Books
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From beloved writing teacher and author of the best-selling, Writing Down the Bones, a treasury of personal stories reflecting a life filled with journeys inner and outer zigzagging around the world and home again. Here, Natalie Goldberg, “a writer both energized and enlightened” (Julia Cameron), shares those vivid moments that have wakened her to new ways of being. We follow alongside her mapless meanderings in the New Mexican desert and her pilgrimages to Bob Dylan’s birthplace and to Larry McMurtry’s dusty…

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