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No Through Trail: Cold Mountain Review

In the late eighth or early ninth century, Chinese poet Han-shan penned twenty-seven poems centered on Cold Mountain. As a philsopher, he is claimed by Buddhists and Taoists alike, although he poked a wry finger in the ribs of both. As a poet, he was adopted by the Beats: Gary Snyder translated the Cold Mountain […]

Quail Ridge Books Celebrates 30 Years of Business

Nancy Olson founded Quail Ridge Books & Music in Raleigh in 1984. Dedicated to providing “carefully selected books, events, discussion groups and town hall meetings,” Quail Ridge has been awarded Publishers’ Weekly Bookseller of the Year, the Pannell Award for Excellence in Children’s Bookselling, and the Haslam Award for Excellence in Bookselling. On Sunday, October […]

2012 North Carolina Book Awards

The 2012 North Carolina Book Awards have been announced by the The North Carolina Literary and Historical Association: The Ragan Old North State Award for Nonfiction James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation (University of North Carolina Press) by Jeff Broadwater The Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction Nightwoods (Random […]