December 15, 2011
Harvey Sachs, writer, music historian, and the 2011–12 Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence at the New York Philharmonic, and author of THE NINTH: BEETHOVEN and the World in 1824 , about the new book and Beethoven and his influence on the composers and artists during a time of transition in art, literature, and culture.
Web page: www.harveysachs.com
December 14, 2011
Cliff Butler, retired Pharmacist and civic leader, about stories from his career, from growing up in Dunn, and service with Chapel Hill East Rotary Club.
December 9, 2011
Ray Dooley and Julie Fishell, playing George and Martha in the Playmakers production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, about the challenges and rewards of tackling Edward Albee’s famous play.
December 8, 2011
Tom Ross, President of the University of North Carolina, about his first year back in Chapel Hill and the challenges of the public higher education in North Carolina.
December 7. 2011
John Brown, performer on the bass, leader of jazz groups, and director of the jazz program at Duke University, about the challenges of performance on the big bass and the future of jazz. www.jbjazz.com
December 1, 2011
Sam Walker, prize-winning historian and author of ACC Basketball: The Story of the Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference, about the new book and how the early years of the ACC shaped its future.
Web page: http://uncpress.unc.edu/books/T-8606.html
November 29, 2011
Nortin Hadler, professor of medicine and microbiology/immunology at the University of North Carolina and author of are Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America and Stabbed in the Back: Confronting Back Pain in an Overtreated Society and author of Rethinking Aging: Growing Old and Living Well in an Overtreated Society, about the new book and the best ways to deal with the inevitable health problems that older people face.
Web page: http://www.uncpress.unc.edu/books/T-8491.html
November 25, 2011
Elizabeth Woodman , Executive Director of Eno Publishers, about the joys and challenges of founding and operating a small book publishing organization.
Web page: www.enopublishers.org
November 23, 2011
Joseph S. Harvard III , senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Durham and author of Ephesians—Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible, about the new book and the challenges of being thankful at Thanksgiving.
November 16, 2011
Dick Baddour, longtime athletic director at Carolina in his first week of adjusting to life without the everyday challenges and joys of life in the spotlight.