March 27, 2009
Will Blythe, author of “To Hate Like This Is to Be Happy Forever: A Thoroughly Obsessive, Intermittently Uplifting, and Occasionally Unbiased Account of the Duke-North Carolina Basketball Rivalry,” about that book and how, if at all, his feelings about UNC and Duke basketball and their rivalry have changed.
First chapter of book at: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/02/books/chapters/0402-1st-blythe.html?_r=1&pagewanted=print
March 25, 2009
March 24, 2009
Bart Ehrman, author of JESUS, INTERRUPTED: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don’t Know About Them), about the new book and his own personal religious journeys. www.bartdehrman.com/index.htm
Watch Dr. Ehrman discuss the book: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qADxEspNE-Q
March 20, 2009
Joe and Terry Graedon, authors of Favorite Home Remedies from The People’s Pharmacy, about the new book and the inside story of their lives as popular radio show hosts.
March 18, 2009
Chapel Hill Science Writer and science book reviewer, Phil Manning about the new book, “The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler” by Thomas Hager.
March 17, 2009
James Woolsey, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency in 1993-95, about the intersection of national security and energy conservation policy.
March 10, 2009
Luther Hodges, Jr., Adjunct Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, about his recent travel to Iraq to teach a business ethics and law course. Read his day-by-day account of this experience at:
March 6, 2009
John Eckblad, an important collector of art works showing industrial scenes, and Timothy Riggs, curator of the current exhibition at the Ackland, about .”At the Heart of Progress: Coal, Iron, and Steam since 1750 – Industrial Imagery from the John P. Eckblad Collection (January 24 – May 17, 2009).” www.ackland.org/index.php
March 5, 2009
Guest host Suzanne Havala Hobbs, author of “Get the Trans Fat Out: 601 Simple Ways to Cut the Trans Fat Out of Any Diet” and the newspaper column, “On The Table,” www.onthetable.net, interviews D.G. Martin about “Interstate Eateries” www.interstateeateries.com and how people can eat healthy at traditional homecooking and barbecue restaurants.
March 3, 2009
Peder Zane, Book Review Editor, The News & Observer, about his recent columns urging Governor Perdue to take down the Confederate Monument on Capitol Square.