27 Views of North Carolina Cities
Eno publishers has two more city-featured books out in its local anthology series for residents and visitors alike. “27 Views of Greensboro: The Gate City in Prose & Poetry” features contemporary writers who create a sense of place (and also explain why Greensboro is nicknamed “The Gate City”). From the iconic civil rights struggle to the recent revitalization of downtown, the writers explore Greensboro through the lens of history, storytelling and memoir. With an introduction by novelist Marianne Gingher, the book includes works by Allen Johnson, Lorraine Ahearn, Tina Firesheets, Linda Beatrice Brown, Jeri Rowe, Logie Meachum, Val Nieman, Diya Abdo, Ann Deagon, Lee Zacharias, Drew Perry, Quinn Dalton and others. Softcover, 236 pages, online price is $12.95, or $15.95 by check; e-book $6.75.
“27 Views of Charlotte: The Queen City in Prose & Poetry” offers insights into the city best known for banking, NASCAR and growth. Journalists, novelists, poets, historians and essayists offer readers a broad and varied picture of life in the Queen City, past and present, with an introduction by former newspaper columnist and editor Jack Claiborne. Contributors include Mark de Castrique, Cathy Pickens, David Goldfield, Fannie Flono, Mary Kratt, Rye Barcott, Judy Goldman, Aimee Parkinson and others. “27 Views of Charlotte: The Queen City in Prose & Poetry” is softcover, 208 pages, online price is $12.95 or $14.95 by check; e-book $7.45.
Other books published in the 27 Views series include looks at Hillsborough, Asheville, Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh.