Category: Chapter & Verse
Chapter & Verse
Excerpt from Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett, edited by Bernard L. Herman (UNC Press, June 2016).
College alumni and faculty books on artisan goods, school desegregation, stories along NC 12 and more.
A new perspective on the Revolutionary War, tales of North Carolina’s waterways, the dramatic story of the Wilmington Ten and more.
Nothing beats this homespun version of clam chowder, sans cream, sans razzmatazz. Nothing to it — “nothing” being a few worthy items: chewy, flavor-packed clams; potatoes; onions; and a handful of bacon.
Global travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest reflects on her new life in Chapel Hill.
Books on African fashion, women and democracy in Cold War Japan, the downfall of a marriage, a Southern recipe collection, a cool cat named Louis Fellini and more.
John F. Kasson outlines the connections between Shirley Temple, FDR and The Great Depression in his new book.
Books on the edible South, how Jesus became God, the aftermath of 9/11, ancient Roman libraries, mountain poetry and more.
Remembering Bill Friday, a new collection from Russell Banks, plus books on Eating Asian American, the Southerner’s guide to living a good life, military chaplains and the Vietnam War, the “other Gospels,” politics from Nixon to NAFTA, and more
New books on Cuban history, school desegregation, Jewish literature, a legendary folk music coffeehouse, the battle between the Hatfields and the McCoys, Islamophobia in America, and more.
Pete Seeger discusses the song “We Shall Overcome” with Bill Ferris, author of “The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists.”
When veteran journalist Susan Spencer-Wendel (international studies ’88) was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) in summer 2011, she was determined to write her own ending to her life story.
I have a friendship that reminds me of the one Carolina alums Susan Spencer-Wendel and Nancy Maas Kinnally share in Susan’s memoir, “Until I Say Goodbye.”
David Godschalk and Jonathan Howes tell the story of the sweeping makeover of the 200-year-old UNC campus, with 6 million square feet of buildings constructed and a million square feet of historic buildings renovated during one vibrant decade.
New College books feature World War II music; the science of love; the 2012 Presidential election; Medgar Evars and Martin Luther King Jr.; Birmingham jazz; a tale of two sisters; Southern writers and artists; productivity and procrastination; and more.