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April 2015
Free

Fun Run and Talk with Christopher McDougall, “Born To Run” author

April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

5:30pm Fun Run & workout with Chris McDougall, Proaxis Therapy and Balanced Movement Studio 7:30pm discussion, talk, and book signing The run and workout are free of charge, but space is limited. First come first reserved: RSVP at INFO (at) Flyleafbooks.com About Chris McDougall and his new book, Natural Born Heroes: After running an ultramarathon in Mexico, Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete, where a band of Resistance fighters in…

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Free

Rupert Nacoste discusses his education book “Taking on Diversity: How We Can Move from Anxiety to Respect”

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

In this enlightening book, a campus “diversity doctor” relates stories that individuals have shared with him about their anxieties in situations involving people who are in some way different than themselves. Dr. Rupert W. Nacoste regularly counsels students at North Carolina State University about their problems dealing with diversity of all kinds, including of gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual-orientation. Here, he shares his most effective techniques for handling the unavoidable realities of being in a neo-diverse community, whether that means…

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May 2015
Free

Celebrate the first annual Independent Bookstore Day with Flyleaf!

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Flyleaf joins over 400 stores nationally with a day of events and special merchandise in celebration of independent bookstores! For one day, and one day only, a number of very limited, unique, word-based items and books will be available in more than 400 independent stores across the country. These aren’t your run-of-the-mill signed first editions—these are literature-based art projects, unique books, and collector’s items created for this event only. You can’t get them before. You can’t get them after. And…

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$27.95

Cary Elwes discusses “As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride”

May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

5:30: Doors open 6pm: screening of The Princess Bride in the Flyleaf events room 7:45pm: Q&A with Cary Elwes 8:15pm: Signing of books purchased at Flyleaf The iconic actor, best known for his role as Westley in The Princess Bride, discusses his behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic. Ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the top “100 Greatest Love Stories” and by the Writers Guild of America as one of the top “100 Screenplays…

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Free

Free Prompt-Writing Class with Nancy Peacock

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Serious writing begins with playful writing. Please join this unique ongoing group of supportive adult writers and play your way into the possibilities of the written word. Based on the work of Natalie Goldberg (Writing Down the Bones) we set a timer for fifteen minutes and write using prompts as our launch pads. This class is free and open to the public.  Nancy Peacock lives in Chatham County and runs writing workshops in her studio as well as this free…

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Free

Sarah Dessen reads from her new YA novel “Saint Anything”

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Pre-order Saint Anything to reserve your ticket for the signing line!  All pre-orders will also come with a special swag pack!  This event is FREE but you must purchase Saint Anything from Flyleaf to be admitted into the signing line.  The event will start with a reading from Saint Anything followed by a question and answer session and book signing. You may also purchase autographed and personalized copies of any book by Sarah Dessen year-round which we will fulfill depending…

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Free

Jessica Hopper discusses her book “The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic”

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Jessica Hopper’s music criticism has earned her a reputation as a firebrand, a keen observer and fearless critic not just of music but the culture around it. With this volume spanning from her punk fanzine roots to her landmark piece on R. Kelly’s past, The First Collection leaves no doubt why The New York Times has called Hopper’s work “influential.” Not merely a selection of two decades of Hopper’s most engaging, thoughtful, and humorous writing, this book documents the last…

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Free

Jeffrey Deaver discusses “Solitude Creek,” his new Kathryn Dance thriller

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Flyleaf Books,
752 MartinLuther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

A tragedy occurs at a small concert venue on the Monterey Peninsula. Cries of “fire” are raised and, panicked, people run for the doors, only to find them blocked. A half dozen people die and others are seriously injured. But it’s the panic and the stampede that killed; there was no fire. Kathryn Dance – a brilliant California Bureau of Investigation agent and body language expert – discovers that the stampede was caused intentionally and that the perpetrator, a man obsessed with…

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