24th September 2011 (1:00 PM to 3:00 PM)
Keith Davis, author of “Images of America: Logan County, WV”
Historian, graphic designer, and author F. Keith Davis writes about Logan County — an intriguing landscape that has nurtured equally intriguing people. Despite its many challenges, Logan County has always been a naturally beautiful and, for the most part, peaceful place to live and raise a family. It has a fascinating past that is well worth revisiting.
29th September 2011 (5:30 PM to 7:00 PM)
M. Glenn Taylor, author of “The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart” and “The Marrowbone Marble Company”
M. Glenn Taylorwhich was finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award. In The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart, he writes about a man born and orphaned in 1903 — nick-named for his lifelong oral affliction. Embroiled in the West Virginia coal mine wars, he spends the remainder of his years on the run. Trenchmouth Taggart’s epic story, like the best ballads, etches its mark deep upon the memory.