On Wednesday, December 11th at 7:30 p.m. join us as we welcome Sarah Bryan and Beverly Patterson for an evening of books AND music. African-American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina illuminates the traditions and performers across the region, and guides readers to music venues, events, museums, and restaurants along the way. Meet the authors that brought you this one of a kind travel guide.
Cassandra King will be back with us 2:30pm on Thursday, December 12. She will have an informal meet and greet and sign copies of Moonrise at that time. Please come by to say hello and get your book personalized. Moonrise will also be available that night in Jones Auditorium on the Meredith campus for her husband, Pat Conroy's reading. She will be doing the intro. (His event is sold out.)
He may be the king of Southern writing. Pat Conroy (The Prince of Tides, South of Broad) returns on Thursday, December 12, at 7 p.m. with a memoir, The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son. Most Conroy fans know his father as the inspiration for the fierce disciplinarian of The Great Santini. Here Pat recounts how his father changed in the years following the storm of The Great Santini, and how they reconciled.
Signing Line Ticket Event: We have sold out of tickets for this event. However, you can still order signed copies of his new book, The Death of Santini, from us. Pat will be happy to personalize them. You'll need to contact us (phone or email) by noon tomorrow (Thursday) to reserve a personalized copy. (If you have a ticket you won't be able to use, please let us know - thanks!)
He's no longer the mean one. Join us on Saturday, December 14, at 2 p.m. for a special holiday Grinch Storytime. Of course, there'll be a reading of the Dr. Seuss classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. The Grinch (costumed character) will be here, a great photo opportunity for the little ones. For all ages!
Pinehurst Resort is considered North Carolina's premier golf course and has hosted many prestigious golf tournaments over the years. In preparation for the U.S. Open returning to the famous course in 2014, join us as we hear about Pinehurst from one of the best on Sunday, December 15 at 3 p.m. Richard Mandell takes on the revered golf club in The Legendary Evolution of Pinehurst, Home of American Golf. The veteran golf course architect tells a story of dumb luck, ingenuity, and grand visions.
Find out how a group of NC A&T students made history when Alex Albright joins us on Tuesday, December 17, at 7:30 p.m. with The Forgotten First: B-1 and the Integration of the Modern Navy. He shares the almost forgotten story of the first African Americans to serve at rank higher than messman in the modern Navy. B-1, formed from a nucleus of NC A&T students and grads, was the first band of black musicians the Navy used during World War II.
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