Virginia Beach will talk about her new nonfiction book American Landmark: Charles Duell and the Rebirth of Middleton Place. Middleton Place is the birthplace of a Declaration of Independence signer and the home of a First Continental Congress president. It was also home to hundreds of men, women and children enslaved by the Middletons. American Landmark weaves together myriad biographical stories, introducing us to an array of protagonists – both white and Black – who have been associated with Middleton Place for the last three centuries.
Join us for the first Books & Bites event of the Summer 2022 season. Successful author Katherine Reay will talk about her latest historical fiction novel, The London House.
Highlands Hudson Library; Beloved author Mary Alice Monroe returns to Hudson Library to talk about her newest release, Search for Treasure. Lunch bites will be provided by the Hudson Library Board. Reservations required; call 828-526-3031 to reserve your seats.
Community Coffee with Mayor Taylor, a joint endeavor by Hudson Library and the Town of Highlands, is held each month from February through October, usually on the last Friday, at Hudson Library. Every month Mayor Taylor, regularly joined by guest speakers, offers information about topics of interest to the entire Highlands community.
Author Deena C. Bouknight will be at Hudson Library for a book signing of her latest book Light Fracture, a well-researched, sense-of-place, post-Reconstruction tale that builds in and around a lighthouse culture to climax with a natural disaster involving strange phenomena before, during, and after an estimated magnitude-7 earthquake.