April 13, 2011
Deirdre 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 April 14-17, in Durham.
April 7, 2011
Sara Foster, author of SARA FOSTER’S SOUTHERN KITCHEN: Soulful, Traditional, Seasonal, about the new book and the challenges of writing and producing a great cooking book.
For a video showing how the book’s photos are made http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDUaAsRhZ-o
April 6, 2011
Joe Haj and Jack Herrick are our guests. PlayMakers’ producing artistic director Joe Haj will direct the production of Tony Award winning musical “Big River” April 6-24. The Red Clay Ramblers’ Jack Herrick will act as music director.
March 31, 2011
Andrew Bacevich, Professor of History and International Relations at Boston University and author of Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War, and Richard Kohn, Professor of History and Peace, War, and Defense at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about United States military action in Libya: how the US got into it and how it might get out.
March 30, 2011
Rye Barcott, a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, a former Marine Corps captain, co-founder of Carolina for Kibera, and author of “It Happened on the Way to War: A Marine’s Path to Peace,” about the new book and what he has learned and what comes next.
More info about the book at: http://ithappenedonthewaytowar.com/
More info about the continuing work at : http://powerof26.org/
March 24, 2011
Anna Jean Mayhew, author of The Dry Grass of August, about the new book and North Carolina life in 1954 and the poignant story of a young girl devoted to her family’s African American servant and growing up in a family under stress.
March 23, 2011
Jane Borden, author of I TOTALLY MEANT TO DO THAT, about the new book and how long you can live in New York and still call North Carolina home.
Web page: www.janeborden.com
March 17, 2011
Bart Ehrman, author of Forged: Writing in the Name of God–Why the Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are, about the new book—and about the authors of the books in the New Testament and whether they should be called forgers. Ehrman is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
March 9, 2011
John Hart, two time winner of the Edgar for the best mystery novel of the year and author of “Iron House,” his fourth novel, about the new book and about the hard life of a mystery fiction writer. www.johnhartfiction.com
February 24, 2011
David Halperin, professor emeritus of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, author of numerous nonfiction books and articles about myth and religion, and author of “Journal of a UFO Investigator,” about the new book and UFOs, science fiction, religion, writing his first novel– and how all these fit together for him.