September 3, 2010
Rosecrans Baldwin, author of You Lost Me There, about the new book and how he is dealing with the attention his first novel has brought and what his friends in Chapel Hill think of his new-found fame.
Web page: http://youlostmethere.tumblr.com/
September 2, 2010
Chapel Hill’s The Sun Magazine and its new book of quotations from the magazine’s pages, Paper Lanterns, with Sy Safransky (Editor and founder of the Sun) and Tim McKee (Managing Editor) about The Sun and Paper Lanterns and the book’s kickoff at Flyleaf Books on Friday September 10. www.thesunmagazine.org
August 26, 2010
Kathy Pories, editor of New Stories from the South, about the new book and some of the stories in the new book and what it takes to make a great short story.
Web page: www.workman.com/products/9781565129863/
August 25, 2010
Woody Durham, “The Voice of the Tar Heels”, is the veteran and legendary play-by-play radio announcer for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football and basketball teams, about growing up in Albemarle, living and raising a family in Chapel Hill, and what he does when he is not following football and basketball.
August 20, 2010
Kerry Reichs, author of Leaving Unknown, about the new book and the writing life compared to practicing law and the challenges of having a mother who writes best selling crime novel every year.
August 19, 2010
Joe Haj, Producing Artistic Director of the PlayMakers Repertory Company, about about the upcoming season and the opening play–William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “As You Like It.” www.playmakersrep.org
August 18, 2010
Lars Schoultz, Kenan Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina and, author of That Infernal Little Cuban Republic: The United States and the Cuban Revolution, about the new book, Fidel’s reappearance, and the options, opportunities, and possible pitfalls for the U.S..
August 13, 2010
Jim Heavner and Hampton Dellinger discuss the impact of William Friday’s career on the University, the state, and the Chapel Hill community.
August 12, 2010
Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll, co-author (with Patricia Phillips Marshall) of Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color, about the new book and the amazing story of Thomas Day, the craftsman and the man. http://uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=1688
August 11, 2010
Jonathan Howes, recently retired special assistant to the chancellor for community affairs, longtime director of the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies, former mayor of Chapel Hill, and former secretary of North Carolina’s Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources.