Category: Books

One on One: Who are today’s public intellectuals?

public intellectuals book cover

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Billy Graham’s death and memorial service brought back memories of a column I wrote about North Carolina’s “Public Intellectuals” 16 years ago. I had noticed a book by Richard A. Posner titled “Public…

One on One: Jim Martin on science and religion

revelation through science

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Can a former North Carolina governor bridge the gap between science and religion? Jim Martin gives it a try in a new book, “Revelation Through Science: Evolution in the Harmony of Science and…

Day of the Books festival at Bray Park on April 29

Siler City, NC – Chatham County Partnership for Children invites the community to the Day of the Books, a family celebration of literacy, multiculturalism and the arts. Also known as El Día de los Libros, this bilingual festival is built…

One on One: Losing Diane Rehm

Diane Rehm On My Own

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Diane Rehm’s scheduled visit to Elon University on April 6 is reminding fans of her public radio program how much they miss her since her retirement at the beginning of this year. For…

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29

McIntyre's Book Store

Pittsboro, NC – Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The Chatham County bookstore participating is McIntyre’s Books, Fearrington Village, 220 Market Street Pittsboro, NC. 27312. During the month of April, visit McIntyre’s Books or all of the…