Leo's Picks

Bookseller Leo

Leo is an Appalachian writer, artist, and poet born and raised in Bostic, N.C. He currently bounces between and Asheville and Knoxville, TN.

 

Among other things, he enjoys writing short stories, reading, and spending time outside. Feel free to ask him for regional literature recommendations.

 

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Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel By S. A. Cosby Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250252692
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - June 1st, 2021

Sleepovers: Stories By Ashleigh Bryant Phillips Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938235665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hub City Press - June 16th, 2020

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F*ckface: And Other Stories By Leah Hampton Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250259592
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 14th, 2020

Knockemstiff By Donald Ray Pollock Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780767928304
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: Anchor - March 10th, 2009

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Perfect Black By Crystal Wilkinson, Nikky Finney (Foreword by), Ronald W. Davis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Crystal Wilkinson, Nikky Finney (Foreword by), Ronald W. Davis (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780813151168
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University Press of Kentucky - August 3rd, 2021

There There By Tommy Orange Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525436140
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 7th, 2019

Burning Bright: Stories By Ron Rash Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061804120
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - February 1st, 2011

When These Mountains Burn By David Joy Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536888
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 18th, 2020

Salvage the Bones: A Novel By Jesmyn Ward Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781608196265
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury USA - April 24th, 2012

Gather at the River: Twenty-Five Authors on Fishing By David Joy (Editor), Eric Rickstad (Editor) Cover Image
By David Joy (Editor), Eric Rickstad (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938235528
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hub City Press - May 14th, 2019

Clay's Quilt By Silas House Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781949467246
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Blair - July 7th, 2020

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A Land More Kind Than Home: A Novel By Wiley Cash Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062088239
Availability: Backordered at Our Warehouse. ETA Unavailable.
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 22nd, 2013

Trampoline: An Illustrated Novel By Robert Gipe Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780821421536
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: Ohio University Press - November 20th, 2015

Tomato Red: A Novel By Megan Abbott (Foreword by), Daniel Woodrell Cover Image
By Megan Abbott (Foreword by), Daniel Woodrell
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316206211
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: Back Bay Books - April 24th, 2012

Tiny Love: The Complete Stories By Larry Brown, Jonathan Miles (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Larry Brown, Jonathan Miles (Foreword by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781616209759
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - November 26th, 2019

Crush (Yale Series of Younger Poets) By Richard Siken, Louise Glück (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Richard Siken, Louise Glück (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300107890
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Yale University Press - April 11th, 2005

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Something Rich and Strange: Selected Stories By Ron Rash Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062349354
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - August 11th, 2015

Poachers: Stories By Tom Franklin Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780688177713
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 30th, 2000

The Prettiest Star By Carter Sickels Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781938235832
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: Hub City Press - May 25th, 2021

Water Street (Kentucky Voices) By Crystal Wilkinson, Marianne Worthington (Afterword by), Jacinda Townsend (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Crystal Wilkinson, Marianne Worthington (Afterword by), Jacinda Townsend (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780813169101
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: University Press of Kentucky - February 24th, 2017

Heaven, My Home (A Highway 59 Novel #2) By Attica Locke Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316363396
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: Mulholland Books - August 25th, 2020

Waking By Ron Rash Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781891885822
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: Hub City Press - October 1st, 2011

Dimestore: A Writer's Life By Lee Smith Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616206468
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: Algonquin Books - April 4th, 2017

I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down: Collected Stories By William Gay Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780743242929
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: Free Press - October 1st, 2003

Stories from the Attic By William Gay Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781950539451
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dzanc Books - July 26th, 2022

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) By Raymond Carver Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679723059
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: Vintage - June 18th, 1989

I Am One of You Forever By Fred Chappell Cover Image
$19.95
This book is currently on backorder. Please call or email for availability.
ISBN: 9780807114100
Published: LSU Press - July 1st, 1987

A Girlhood: Letter to My Transgender Daughter By Carolyn Hays Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781949467901
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Blair - September 13th, 2022

Appalachian Elegy: Poetry and Place (Kentucky Voices) By Bell Hooks Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780813136691
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days.
Published: University Press of Kentucky - September 28th, 2012

Facing the Music By Larry Brown Cover Image
ISBN: 9781565121256
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Algonquin Books - January 9th, 1996

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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life By Anne Lamott Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385480017
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - September 1st, 1995

Woodsmoke By Wayne Caldwell Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781949467390
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Blair - February 23rd, 2021