In Dean Bakopoulos' new novel, "Summerlong," the main characters are wrestling with what might be the end of their marriage. Over the course of a long, hot Iowa summer, they find themselves in unlikely situations - smoking dope with a much younger woman, or swimming nude with a much younger man. Drinking more than is good for them, and then driving around, or doing the slip-'n'-slide at a raucous party.
Michael K. Brantley’s first book, classified as creative nonfiction, started out as a paper for a graduate class at ECU. Brantley, who lives near Spring Hope, writes about growing up in rural eastern North Carolina in ‘Memory Cards.’
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, June 21, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2015, The Nielsen Co.
A golf game in Scotland led a Wake Forest writer to Albert Einstein and the Nazi scientist responsible for Einstein’s flight from Germany. Dr. Bruce J. Hillman chronicles the story in his first effort at creative nonfiction.
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