Literary Notes

October 20, 2012 

Some authors visiting Triangle bookstores this week:

Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill:

Thursday at 7 p.m.: Michele Gillespie, “Katharine and RJ Reynolds: Partners of Fortune in the Making of the New South.”

Friday at 7 p.m.: Tim Crothers, “The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl’s Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster.”

Info: 919-942-7373 or

Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St., Durham:

Wednesday at 7 p.m.: Julia Scatliff O’Grady, “Good Busy.”

Info: 919-286-2700 or

Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh:

Sunday at 3 p.m.: Walter Bennett, “Leaving Tuscaloosa.”

Monday at 7 p.m.: Jasper Fforde, “The Last Dragonslayer” and “The Woman Who Died a Lot.” Ticket required.

Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.: William H. Chafe, “Bill and Hillary: The Politics of the Personal.”

Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.: David Abrams, “Fobbit.”

Thursday at 7:30 p.m.: Bland Simpson, “Two Captains from Carolina: Moses Grandy, John Newland Maffit and the Coming of the Civil War.”

Info: 919-828-1588 or

McIntyre’s Books, Fearrington Village Center near Pittsboro:

Sunday at 2 p.m.: Miriam Hirsch reads from the late Lara Tucker Cottrell’s “Indicia.”

Saturday at 11 a.m.: John Staddon, “The Malign Hand of the Markets: The Insidious Forces on Wall Street that are Destroying Financial Markets & What We Can Do About It.”

Info: 919-542-3030 or visit

Barnes & Noble, 8030 Renaissance Parkway, Durham:

Saturday at 1 p.m.: Kitch, “Shanna’s Chance.”

Info: 919-489-3012 or

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