City Lights Bookstore * 3 E. Jackson Street, Sylva, NC * 828-586-9499

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Girl with All the Gifts

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Appalachian Collection

 Something Rich and Strange by Ron Rash

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OPEN 9 A.M. TO 9 P.M. MON. - SAT., & 10 A.M. TO 3 P.M. SUN.

We close at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve and reopen at 9 a.m. Dec. 27th


2014 Holiday Catalog

 2014 Holiday Catalog

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In-store Sale! Buy a book featured in this catalog and get 40% off any second book of equal or lesser value that we have on our shelves. Web shoppers opting for in-store pick-up may request the discount using the comments field at check-out... we'll adjust your total accordingly.



Popcorn Sutton: A Hell of a Life DVD

Hutcheson, Neal
 Popcorn Sutton: A Hell of a Life

This fascinating documentary offers an unvarnished view of outlaw and master distiller Popcorn Sutton, from humble Appalachian roots to folk hero finish.

Filmed in North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia, from 2000 until Sutton’s death in 2009, A HELL OF A LIFE reveals mountain life with startling clarity in an unforgettable portrait of the last great moonshiner.

Run time: 89 minutes

An all-new documentary from exclusive footage.
From the Emmy Award winning producer of the acclaimed PBS special THE LAST ONE and the cult classic THE LAST RUN / THIS IS THE LAST DAM RUN OF LIKKER I'LL EVER MAKE. 


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We sell Kobo eBooks and Readers! Help us survive & thrive in this Brave New World.

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  • Create your Kobo account after selecting an eBook from here on our website.
  • Purchase books through a Kobo eReader you bought at City Lights, or start your ebook shopping here at on our website.
  • Download the free Kobo reading app to your preferred device. It's native to Android and iOS. Did you get one of those proprietary Big Data tablets? Try sideloading the Kobo app to a Nook or KenDoll Fire. This will require plugging it to your computer.

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Glo - $129.99 


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