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Read more books: Explore good reads from faculty and alumni (spring 2020)

Lucean Arthur Headen: The Making of a Black Inventor and Entrepreneur (UNC Press, February 2020) by Jill D. Snider (B.A. English ’82, M.A. history ’86, Ph.D. history ’95). Snider explores … Continued

Spring 2020



Emily Wallce, Elizabeth Engelhardt and Bernard Herman pose with their books.

Good eating and good reading

From Appalachia to Virginia’s Eastern Shore to Southern roadside eats, three books by Carolina writers celebrate food, glorious (Southern) food. Food provides us with so much more than sustenance. It … Continued

Spring 2020



A row of packed books in a lined bookshelf, with colorful spines of the books present.

Fill your bookshelf: New books by College faculty and alumni (fall 2019)

Read a story about Carolina alumnus and Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford’s new book, Our Better Angels: Seven Simple Virtues That Will Change Your Life and the World. The … Continued

Fall 2019



Rosalynn Carter, former President Jimmy Carter and Habitat CEO Jonathan Reckford answer questions during a 2018 Habitat build project in Indiana.

Seven life-changing virtues, from the CEO of Habitat for Humanity

“When the waters rise, so do our better angels,” Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the United States, wrote following Hurricane Harvey in 2017. “Pick a past disaster, and I’ll tell … Continued

Fall 2019



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Bookmark this: More books by College faculty and alumni (spring 2019)

Lethal State: A History of the Death Penalty in North Carolina (UNC Press, February 2019) by Seth Kotch (M.A. history ’05, Ph.D. history ’09), assistant professor of American studies. In … Continued

Spring 2019



Andy Reynolds at Caffe Draide with his book The Children of Harvey Milk

New book tracks public shift toward LGBTQ politicians

When Harvey Milk won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, the needle on LGBTQ rights began to move. Milk, one of the first openly gay … Continued

Spring 2019



Image shows a wooden plate with an open book on it and a pair of glasses sitting on it. Beside the book is a flowered tea cup. A white vase pitcher sits behind the plate with purple and white flowers in it.

Curl up with a good book: New reads by College faculty and alumni (fall 2018)

Prius or Pickup?: How the Answers to Four Simple Questions Explain America’s Great Divide (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, October 2018) by Marc Hetherington, Raymond Dawson Distinguished Bicentennial Professor of Political Science, … Continued

Fall 2018



Nadia Yaqub with her books,

New book examines political filmmaking during the Palestinian revolution

Nadia Yaqub’s Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution, University of Texas Press, traces Palestinian political filmmaking from the late 1960s to the early 1980s. Yaqub’s new book showcases her … Continued

Fall 2018