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Best Books of 2012


The Best of 2012


Sometimes a book grabs you: the book you have to check out because it’s sticking to your fingers and you can’t let it go. Such was Red brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival, by Christopher Benfey, for me. I’m from North Carolina – not far from Black Mountain – and I grew up around Quakers (also, I have red clay all over my hands). Other times, you’re just stuck: you don’t know what to read (or give people).

So, here are some lists of the year’s best books.

2012 Best Book Lists


Author Bio:

Vaughn Harrison is not so originally from Asheville, NC. Some other people thought of being from there first.


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