Emeritus Professor of English Jim Clark will lead a discussion on “A Land More Kind than Home,” by Wiley Cash. The novel, called “mesmerizing” by The New York Times, takes place in western North Carolina. The free event runs on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. Read Smart is a collaboration between NCSU Libraries and Cameron Village Regional Library. Contact marian_fragola@ncsu or 919-513-3481 for more information. Read more.