Calendar / Type: Book Discussion

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 gives a talk and a reading 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

Join Nasher Museum staff for a group discussion of Jill McCorkle’s book, The Cheer Leader, featured on the Southern Accent reading list.

 

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.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Let the Dead Bury Their Dead

Nasher Reads: Southern Author Series Let the Dead Bury their Dead, written by Randall Kenan - 2:00 PM

North Carolina author Randall Kenan’s gives a talk and reading from his book, Let the Dead Bury their Dead, featured on the Southern Accent reading list.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Let the Dead Bury Their Dead

Nasher Reads: Southern Author Series Let the Dead Bury their Dead, written by Randall Kenan - 11:00 AM

Join Nasher Museum staff for a group discussion of North Carolina author Randall Kenan’s book, Let the Dead Bury their Dead, featured on the Southern Accent reading list.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Truman Capote - A Christmas Memory

Nasher Reads: A Christmas Memory, written by Truman Capote - 11:00 AM

Join Nasher Museum staff for a group discussion of the short story, “A Christmas Memory,” by Truman Capote, featured on the Southern Accent reading list.