Category: Books

Chatham County Public Libraries to host virtual visit with local children’s author Kelly Starling Lyons

Pittsboro, NC – Children and their families are invited to join Chatham County Public Libraries for a virtual visit with local children’s book author Kelly Starling Lyons on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 4 p.m. Kelly Starling Lyons, of Raleigh,…

One on One: Jim Crow is still alive in North Carolina

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Unbelievable when you think about it, how North Carolina maintained its segregated and discriminatory racial system for such a long time. The remnants  of what is commonly called “Jim Crow” are still with…

One on One: Books for holiday giving – a checklist

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By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – If you are worried about holiday gifts or selections for your book club’s reading, here are some good North Carolina connected books to consider. Three beloved North Carolina authors have new books that…

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,…