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March 2019

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Adam Federman, Fasting and Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray

Saturday, March 2   |   11:00 am

A New York Times Notable Book for 2017–Now in Paperback For more than thirty years, Patience Gray—author of the celebrated cookbook Honey from a Weed—lived in a remote area of Puglia in southernmost Italy. She lived without electricity, modern plumbing, or a telephone, grew much of her own food, and gathered and ate wild plants alongside her neighbors in this economically impoverished region. She was fond of saying that she wrote only for herself and her friends, yet her growing…



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Ruth Moose, Going to Graceland

Saturday, March 2   |   2:00 pm

Chaucer’s pilgrims told stories on their way to Canterbury. Ruth Moose listens in as these 22 pilgrims, a hairdresser, a minister, a retired shoe salesman, a lady wrestler, and others, head toward Graceland. All have their reasons. Will they get there? And what will they find if they do? While Ruth Moose was on the Creative Writing faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill teaching short story, she won the prestigious Chapman Award For Excellence. She published individual stories in Atlantic, Alaska Quarterly Review, Redbook, and other places. Since retiring she…



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, March 5   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Children’s Storytime

Friday, March 8   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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WhirliKids Book Festival

Saturday, March 9   |   10:00 am - 4:00 pm

McIntyre’s Books presents the second annual book festival on Saturday, March 9th from 10am – 4pm for readers at all levels, but especially for ages 3 and up. Featuring storytime, readings, book signings, panel discussions with authors and illustrators, crafts and more – it’s a day of book fun for all ages! All events take place in The Barn. 10:00-10:30: Author Readings with: Elise Broach Chika Guarathi E.B. Goodale Camille Andros Signings to follow 10:45-11:15: Author Readings with: Bea Birdsong Jonathan Voss…



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Linda Patterson, What we Do For Love: Cats in the Family

Sunday, March 10   |   2:00 pm

Linda Patterson’s What We Do for Love: Cats in the Family explores the lessons she and we can learn from life with animals. Her cats amuse, annoy, confound, comfort, and delight. But her book is much more than a collection of cat stories. It shows us how love and loss are part of what it means to be human and how our animals are with us, showing us the way through dark as well as bright days.



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, March 12   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Children’s Storytime

Friday, March 15   |   10:30 am

Storytime for the Wee Ones Join McIntyre’s for storytime with our littlest readers — babies, toddlers and preschoolers are welcome! Please contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.



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Cocktail Party in Honor of the release of Carla Buckley’s Latest Thriller, The Liar’s Child, with Special Guest Lee Child

Friday, March 15   |   6:30 pm   |   $60

In celebration of the release of Carla Buckley’s newest thriller, The Liar’s Child, we welcome our special guest host and her friend, Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher novels. This ticketed event is limited to 50 people and will take place in the bookstore. Tickets are $60, which includes reception with Carla Buckley and Lee Child, a signed copy of Carla’s book The Liar’s Child, bites catered by the amazing Sheri Castle, and a glass of wine. To purchase your…



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Carla Buckley, The Liar’s Child with Special Guest Host, Lee Child

Saturday, March 16   |   11:00 am

McIntyre’s Books is thrilled to kick off Carla Buckley’s tour for her latest thriller, The Liar’s Child, and to welcome Lee Child as special guest host for this event In this intense and intimate family portrait that moves at a thriller’s pace, a troubled woman faces a gripping moral dilemma after rescuing two abandoned children from a hurricane. On the outskirts of North Carolina’s Outer Banks sits the Paradise, an apartment complex where renters never stay long enough to call…



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