Calendar / Type: Book Discussion

Sunday, June 26, 2016

relic master

Nasher Reads: The Relic Master, written by Christopher Buckley - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The museum is hosting two book discussions on The Relic Master, written by Christopher Buckley. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Snake Farm

Nasher Reads: My Heart is a Snake Farm, written by Allan Gurganus - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The museum is hosting two discussions on My Heart is a Snake Farm, written by Allan Gurganus. Visitors are encouraged to read the essay prior to the discussions.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Snake Farm

Nasher Reads: My Heart is a Snake Farm, written by Allan Gurganus - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The museum is hosting two discussions on My Heart is a Snake Farm, written by Allan Gurganus. Visitors are encouraged to read the essay prior to the discussions.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Just Mercy

Nasher Reads: Just Mercy, written by Bryan Stevenson - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The museum is hosting two book discussions on Just Mercy, written by Bryan Stevenson. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Just Mercy

Nasher Reads: Just Mercy, written by Bryan Stevenson - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The museum is hosting two book discussions on Just Mercy, written by Bryan Stevenson. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Tom Rankin and Bill Ferris

The South in Color: Conversation and Book Signing - 5:30 PM

5:30 PM Cash bar and gin tasting with Cathead Distillery of Mississippi
 
6 PM Author conversation
Bill Ferris discusses his new book The South in Color with Southern Accent artist Tom Rankin, who wrote the foreword. Ferris is Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. With Ferris’s two previous books, Give My Poor Heart Ease and The Storied South, The South in Color completes an informal trilogy of Ferris’s documentation of the South’s tumultuous 20th century.


Photo of Bill Ferris (right) and Tom Rankin by J Caldwell

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Jill McCorkle

Nasher Reads: Southern Author Series The Cheer Leader, written by Jill McCorkle - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Award-winning Hillsborough author Jill McCorkle will give a reading and a talk from her book, The Cheer Leader, featured on the Southern Accent reading list. McCorkle will connect her book, and her writing, to life in the contemporary South.

Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Jill McCorkle

Nasher Reads: Southern Author Series The Cheer Leader, written by Jill McCorkle - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Award-winning Hillsborough author Jill McCorkle will give a reading and a talk from her book, The Cheer Leader, featured on the Southern Accent reading list. McCorkle will connect her book, and her writing, to life in the contemporary South.

Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

A Home on the Field

Nasher Reads: Southern Author Series A Home on the Field, written by Paul Cuadros - 2:00 PM

Join Nasher Museum staff for a group discussion of  A Home on the Field by Paul Cuadros, a story of Latino immigrants in Siler City, NC, and a soccer team that inspires hope for rural America. This book is also the Durham Public Library’s “Durham Reads” selection for 2016. At the museum, the conversation will take place in the Southern Accent galleries.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

A Home on the Field

Nasher Reads: Southern Author Series A Home on the Field, written by Paul Cuadros - 11:00 AM

Join Nasher Museum staff for a group discussion of  A Home on the Field by Paul Cuadros, a story of Latino immigrants in Siler City, NC, and a soccer team that inspires hope for rural America. This book is also the Durham Public Library’s “Durham Reads” selection for 2016. At the museum, the conversation will take place in the Southern Accent galleries.