May 2, 2012
Ferrel Guillory, Director, Program on Public Life School of Journalism and Mass Communication UNC-Chapel Hill, about the new issue of NC Data-Net’s report on changing registration and voting patterns in North Carolina. Find report at www.southnow.org
May 1, 2012
Jay Leutze, who grew up in Chapel Hill and is the author of STAND UP THAT MOUNTAIN, about the new book and inside story of how the beautiful vista of Belleview Mountain near the Appalachian Trail was saved.
April 24, 2012
Erik Lars Myers, Hillsborough craft brewer and author of North Carolina Craft Beer & Breweries, about the new book and the history of the craft beer business in North Carolina and where you can go to get the freshest and best local brews.
April 19, 2012
Phillip Manning, editor of Science Book News a weekly email report on new books dealing with scientific topics, about the recent scientific books we should know about, including Moral Origins: The Evolution of Virtue, Altruism, and Shame by Christopher Boehm.
April 18, 2012
Lydia Lavelle, Assistant Professor at NC Central Law School and Carrboro alderman and co-author of Sexual Identity Law in Context, about the new book and the current state of American laws on sexual identity and, of course on Amendment One.
Web page: http://law.nccu.edu/directory/lydia-lavelle/
April 13, 2012
John Hart, winner of two Edgar awards and author of Iron House, about the new book and the excitement about the challenges of writing his fifth book.
Web page: www.johnhartfiction.com
Note: To view John Hart’s North Carolina Bookwatch interview: www.unctv.org/ncbookwatch
April 12, 2012
Rick Smyre, founder of Communities of the Future a network of people and organizations to develop new concepts of governance, economic development, leadership, and education/learning as a response to a fast-paced, interconnected, and increasingly complex world, about the consequences of these changes and how we can respond to them.
April 10, 2012
Laurence Avery, Retired UNC professor and editor of “A Paul Green Reader” and “A Southern Life: Letters of Paul Green, 1916-1981”, about Harnett County celebrates native son Paul Green with the Paul Green Festival on April 20-21, 2012.
Web page for information about Paul Green and the festival: http://paulgreen.org/
April 6, 2012
Maya Rodale, not only writes romance novel, but studies them and writes about them from a literary and scholarly perspective. She is the author of The Tattooed Duke.
Web page: www.mayarodale.com
April 5, 2012
Deidre Haj, Executive Director of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of non-fiction cinema, about the Festival, which will be held Thursday – Sunday April 12-15, in Durham.
Web page: http://www.fullframefest.org