Category: Books

Chatham County Virtual Community Read: Langston Hughes: Freedom Fighter with a Pen, narrated by Mitch Capel

Pittsboro, NC – On Saturday, October 3, 2020, from 3 – 5 p.m., the Chatham Community Library will host a virtual Community Read honoring the poems of James Mercer Langston Hughes (1901-1967), an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and…

One on One: Losing Randall Kenan

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – He had to tell me that my beloved Uncle Remus was not coming back—ever. Randall Kenan was jovial, kind, and wise, not unlike the Uncle Remus he was taking away from me. Kenan,…

One on One: The virus claims another victim

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – The virus hit home the other day. Right in the tummy. During the last few weeks I have been reviewing final page proofs for an update and expansion to my book, “North Carolina’s…

One on One: Plots, hoaxes, and pandemics

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Is the Corona 19 virus the result of a plot by the Chinese to bring down the United States? Or is it a plot by the United States to punish China? Knowing that…

One on One: Fighting virus confinement boredom

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – “Smart people don’t get bored,” my friend announced when I told her that a lot of people were getting bored from the home-confinement imposed by the ongoing pandemic. “Smart people can find all…