Category: Books

WALTER’s Book Club with Belle Boggs

“Belle is an extraordinarily talented writer in both fiction and nonfiction. She is nothing short of brilliant.” –Jill McCorkle Belle Boggs welcomes a visitor to her Oakwood home as if she has all the time in the world. She offers…

How They Decorated: An excerpt

by P. Gaye Tapp This month, Rizzoli will publish How They Decorated by P. Gaye Tapp, a North Carolina-based interior designer, blogger, and Walter contributor. The book begins with a foreword by celebrated designer Charlotte Moss and showcases the memorable…

Roadside Eats, an excerpt..

by D.G. Martin Just where did I learn that local restaurants are where you find real friends and lifelong memories? Maybe it was my North Mecklenburg High School football teammate Tommy Oehler who got me started when he introduced me to…

The write stuff

by Adam W. Jones The temptation was just too great. Fallon Creek ran for a good quarter mile along our walk to and from Myrtle Underwood Elementary, and the gurgling water called to us daily. It turned a 15-minute walk home…

Style and substance: Librarian of the Year Susan Nutter

by Hampton Williams Hofer photographs by Christer Berg It’s late on a Friday afternoon at N.C. State University’s James B. Hunt Jr. Library, which doesn’t look much like a library at all. Instead of red bricks and right angles, it’s all…

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