Reading the States: North Carolina

Friday, August 24, 2012


State: NORTH CAROLINA

Fiction:
- Message in a Bottle* by Nicholas Sparks
- Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
- On Agate Hill by Lee Smith
- Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe
- A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon
- Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton
- Saints at the River by Ron Rash
- Jim the Boy by Tony Earley 
- The Lacuna* by Barbara Kingsolver
- A Walk to Remember* by Nicholas Sparks

Nonfiction:
- Me Talk Pretty One Day* by David Sedaris
- Far Appalachia by Noah Adams
- The Last American Man by Elizabeth Gilbert 
- The Company Town by Hardy Green

Authors Known for Writing about the State:
- Nicholas Sparks
- Sarah Addison Allen
- Jan Karon
- Gail Godwin
- Lynette Hall Hampton

Authors Who Lived Here:
- Billy Graham
- Orson Scott Card
- O. Henry
- Tom Robbins

Great Bookstores:
Battery Park Book Exchange
Literary Bookpost 
Pomegranate Books

*Books I've Read
Photo by moi. 

2 comments:

Jeanne said...

Thanks to David Sedaris on audio, the whole world knows what someone from North Carolina sounds like...at least the exaggerated version. I love hearing him imitate his brother's accent!

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Jeanne - Ha, you can't kill the rooster!

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