Sep 272009
 

On Friday September 25, authors Clifford Garstang and Josh Weil read from their new books at the New Dominion Bookshop in downtown Charlottesville. Garstang read a selection from his collection of short stories, In an Uncharted Country. Weil read from his book, The New Valley. They were introduced by David Reynaud.

(Unfortunately, the recorder failed in the middle of Josh’s reading so only Cliff’s reading is presented here.)

Sep 242009
 

Kelly Corrigan, author of The Middle Place, spoke to an audience at the New Dominion Bookshop on September 15, 2009. She was joined by her father George (“Greenie”) and his brother Gene, who figure largely in her memoir of childhood, adulthood, and the places in-between.

Aug 022009
 

Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm appeared at New Dominion Bookshop on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, to read from his books, Holy Cows and Hog Heaven and Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal. Salatin, a well known figure in the local food movement, spoke at length on the politics of food safety regulations and the burden they place on family farms. He also took questions from the audience.

Jun 112009
 

Michael Malone presented his latest novel, The Four Corners of the Sky, to an audience at New Dominion Bookshop on Wednesday, May 27, 2009.

Michael Malone is the author of ten novels, one collection of short stories, and two works of nonfiction. Among his prizes are the Edgar, the O. Henry, the Writers Guild Award, and the Emmy. He lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with his wife, Maureen Quilligan.

May 052009
 

On Wednesday, April 29, 2009, columnist and author Faith Andrews Bedford read from her new book, Little Girls in Matching Dresses, at the New Dominion Bookshop in Charlottesville. Faith’s column “Kids in the Country” was a popular feature of Country Living Magazine. She currently teaches the course “From Memories to Memoirs” at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Virginia.

Winn Collier’s Holy Curiosity at New Dominion Bookshop

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Oct 172008
 

Winn Collier read from his latest book, Holy Curiosity, on Thursday, October 16, 2008, at the New Dominion Bookshop in downtown Charlottesville. In this, Collier’s third book, he wrestles with the intriguing, disturbing questions asked by Jesus in the Gospels. Collier read from Holy Curiosity and took questions from the audience.

21:00 What was the most difficult question to write about?

22:30 How did you arrive at the title for the book?