Life is changing for James Exum in a very big way. His father's wealth has isolated him all of his life. Car trouble puts him on a college campus and his eyes are opened to all that he's missed, soon he starts making memories down south. Join us.
Philip Beamon is a retired educator who grew up in rural North Carolina on a tobacco farm. In his book, he chronicles the region's words, phrases and down-home sayings. Enjoy a trip back to the days of livin' off the land and chewin' the fat.
Former NC poet laureate Fred Chappell joins us to read from two new books. In Familiars: Poems, Chappell immortalizes his beloved cats. Fred Chappell: Masters of the Weird Tale is a collection of short stories with original art by David Ho and European mas
When snobby newcomer Connie Clayborn publicly criticizes their beautiful town, Miss Julia is indignant. Days later, Miss Julia pays her a visit only to find her in a pool of blood. With Miss Julia's fingerprints at the scene, it looks like trouble.