May 26, 2010
Lee Smith, author of MRS. DARCY AND THE BLUE-EYED STRANGER, NEW AND SELECTED STORIES, about the new book and the background of several of her favorite stories. www.leesmith.com/works/darcy.php
May 14, 2010
Leonard Rogoff, author of Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina, about the new book and the intersection of the Jewish experience and North Carolina history. www.jhfnc.org
for short video: preview http://www.jhfnc.org/video/DownHome.mov
May 12, 2010
Robert Bashford, professor and associate dean for admissions at the UNC School of Medicine, about his recent speech at the medical school’s graduation of Medicine and the subject of his talk, the extraordinary contributions to diversity and excellence of the late Larry Keith.
May 11, 2010
Alton Ballance, author of Ocracokers, about his book, the history and changing times on Ocracoke Island, and his work and as a center fellow for the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching,
May 7, 2010
Michele Young-Stone, author of The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors, about her new book, why it is set in Chapel Hill, and some of the very real danger lightning presents us. www.micheleyoung-stone.com
May 5, 2010
Tom Jensen firstname.lastname@example.org,
Carter Wrenn, www.talkingaboutpolitics.com, and
Scott Mooneyham http://www.ncinsider.com
discuss primary election results and lessons for the run off and general election.
April 29, 2010
Bruce Feiler, author of The Council of Dads: My Daughters, My Illness, and the Men Who Could Be Me, about the new book and how his cancer and his worry about dying before his twin daughters really knew him led to the renewal of friendships with six men who agreed to look after his girls when and if he died.
Web page: http://brucefeiler.com
April 27, 2010
Malinda Maynor Lowery, author of Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South: Race, Identity, and the Making of a Nation, about the new book and North Carolina’s Lumbee Indians, the largest Native American tribe east of the Mississippi River, with more than 50,000 enrolled members.
April 23, 2010
Ernest Dollar, executive director of the Preservation Society of Chapel Hill, about the end of the Civil War in Chapel Hill and the planned events for Saturday, April 24..
April 21, 2010
Suzy Barile, author of Undaunted Heart: The True Story of a Southern Belle & a Yankee General, about the new book and real love story of the daughter of the President of UNC and the marriage she made with the Union general whose troops occupied her hometown at the end of the Civil War. www.enopublishers.org