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Longview native’s books inspired by woods of East Texas | Lifestyle

Author May Cobb’s inspiration for her novels comes from the East Texas woods of her childhood.

The Longview native’s latest book, “The Hunting Wives,” was released this past month and is set in the fictional town of Mapleton.

“I call the town Mapleton, but it’s really Longview,” said Cobb, who now lives in Austin. “I just fictionalized it and gave it a different name, but anyone in Longview will recognize it.”

Cobb lived in Longview her entire life until she left for college.

“I still have family there, and I just think it’s such a special place,” she said. “I

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Hancock Shaker Village Debuts Contemporary Art Installations Inspired by Shakers / iBerkshires.com

Pieces from fashion designer Tory Burch’s collection will celebrate Shaker design in the exhibit ‘Beauty Rests on Utility’ in the Brick Dwelling at the village.

Artist/designer Gary Graham’s Shaker-inspired cloak in the exhibit ‘Looking Back to Look Forward’ in the Round Stone Barn.

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Hancock Shaker Village will be featuring four prominent artists in upcoming installations influenced by the Shakers’ superior eye for functional design.

Opening on Monday, May 31, is a work by American fashion designer Tory Burch, who launched her brand in 2004 and has since grown to a global

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Purple Maserati Ghibli Hybrid Is Rare, Inspired By Street Fashion

Maserati has released a new and ultra-rare Maserati Ghibli. Built through Maserati’s Fuoriserie customization program, the sedan named Ghibli Hybrid Love Audacious (yes, that’s the name) was made in partnership with Chinese streetwear fashion brand CANOTWAIT_. If that brand is familiar to you, congratulations, you belong to the younger age group of the world.

CANOTWAIT_ is a fashion brand founded by actor, singer and trend-setter, William Chan, and is becoming popular among young people as well as the whole streetwear industry.

Probably one design element you won’t miss about this youthful creation is the extensive use of the

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