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November 2019

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Children’s Storytime

Friday, November 15   |   10:30 am

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



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Anne Byrne, Skillet Love: From Steak to Cake, More Than 150 recipes in One Cast Iron Pan, in conversation with Sheri Castle

Saturday, November 16   |   11:00 am

Join us as we welcome back Anne Byrne with her latest cookbook, Skillet Love. Ms. Byrne will be in conversation with our friend and expert of all things food related, Sheri Castle. Skillet Love is Anne Byrn’s delicious celebration of the beloved cast iron pan, one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the kitchen. Perfect for every meal of the day, the cast iron skillet can be used for everything from cooking eggs and searing meat to roasting…



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Conversation with Mesha Maren, Sugar Run, and M. Randal O’Wain, Meander Belt: Family Loss and Coming of Age in the Working Class South

Saturday, November 16   |   2:00 pm

Join us for a joint reading and conversation with Mesha Maren and M. Randal O’Wain as they touch on themes of place and identity in their works from both rural and urban, fiction and nonfiction perspectives. “A heady admixture of explosive plot and taut, burnished prose . . . Mesha Maren writes like a force of nature.” —Lauren Groff, author of Florida In 1989, Jodi McCarty is seventeen years old when she’s sentenced to life in prison. When she’s released eighteen…



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Charles C. “Chad” Ludington & Matthew Morse Booker, Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Saturday, November 16   |   4:00 pm

What we eat, where it is from, and how it is produced are vital questions in today’s America. We think seriously about food because it is freighted with the hopes, fears, and anxieties of modern life. Yet critiques of food and food systems all too often sprawl into jeremiads against modernity itself, while supporters of the status quo refuse to acknowledge the problems with today’s methods of food production and distribution. Food Fights sheds new light on these crucial debates,…



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Kids Event: Pet Partners Read With Me

Sunday, November 17   |   11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Meet Drew! Drew completed special training through Pet Partners to become a therapy animal. During these special Read With Me sessions Drew and his handler Miriam will be on hand so emerging readers can practice their skills. A therapy animal is an incentive, a motivational tool, and a non-judgmental listener…all in one! Read With Me sessions are designed for new readers, but we encourage all ages to meet this special team. Drew and Miriam will find a cozy spot in…



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Laura Kaomie, Eliza Knight and Heather Webb, Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution

Sunday, November 17   |   2:00 pm

Join us as three of the six bestselling and award-winning authors, who wrote Ribbons of Scarlet, come to McIntyre’s to bring to life a breathtaking epic novel illuminating the hopes, desires, and destinies of princesses and peasants, harlots and wives, fanatics and philosophers—six unforgettable women whose paths cross during one of the most tumultuous and transformative events in history: the French Revolution. Ribbons of Scarlet is a timely story of the power of women to start a revolution—and change the…



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Children’s Storytime

Tuesday, November 19   |   10:30 am

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



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A Literary Luncheon with Toni Tipton-Martin, ‘Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking’ (with special guest host Nancie McDermott)

Wednesday, November 20   |   12:00 pm - 2:00 pm   |   $95

McIntyre’s Books welcomes Toni Tipton-Martin for a literary luncheon serving dishes from her latest book, Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking with an introduction by Nancie McDermott. This ticketed event at the Belted Goat in Fearrington Village is $95 and includes a buffet of tastes from the book, a glass of wine, an autographed copy of Jubilee, tax and gratuity. Adapted from historical texts and rare African-American cookbooks, the 125 recipes of Jubilee paint a rich, varied picture of the true history of African-American…



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Bookends Bookclub discusses Philip Roth’s novel, The Plot Against America

Thursday, November 21   |   3:30 pm

Bookends Book Club discusses The Plot Against America Our friend and neighbor Dr Wayne Pond will lead a discussion of this month’s selection: Philip Roth’s novel, The Plot Against America. This selection will be available at McIntyre’s at a special book club 20% discount.



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Children’s Storytime

Friday, November 22   |   10:30 am

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



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