Season 22: Season 22

The 22nd season of North Carolina Bookwatch brings viewers more of host D.G. Martin's in-depth interviews with authors from across the state. Some of the season's highlights include John Grisham's 4th visit to the show & a conversation with Cassandra King Conroy, widow of the late, beloved NC writer Pat Conroy.

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Devi Laskar, The Atlas of Reds & Blues

Inspired by a real life experience, Devi Laskar talks about The Atlas of Reds & Blues.

Devi Laskar, The Atlas of Reds & Blues

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Allan Gurganus, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All

Allan Gurganus talks about his break-out work & what else he's been working on.

Allan Gurganus, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All

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Daniel Pierce, Tar Heel Lightnin'

Author Daniel Pierce gives us a history of moonshine in NC.

Daniel Pierce, Tar Heel Lightnin'

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Emily Wallace, Road Sides

Filled with fun facts & imagery, Emily Wallace's, Road Sides, is a unique travelogue.

Emily Wallace, Road Sides

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Doug Bock Clark, The Last Whalers

A small tribe is preserving their traditional way of life in Indonesia.

Doug Bock Clark, The Last Whalers

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Liza Wieland, Paris 7AM

An American poet spends 3 weeks in Paris on the threshold of WWII.

Liza Wieland, Paris 7AM

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Kathy Reichs, A Conspiracy of Bones

Temperance Brennan returns in A Conspiracy of Bones.

Kathy Reichs, A Conspiracy of Bones

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Pam Kelley, Money Rock

Pam Kelley's book, Money Rock, tells the story of Charlotte's biggest drug dealer.

Pam Kelley, Money Rock

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William Darity, Jr. & Kirsten Mullen, From Here to Equality

How racial inequality has long denied economic opportunity to African Americans.

William Darity, Jr. & Kirsten Mullen, From Here to Equality

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Rufus Edmisten, That's Rufus!

Rufus Edmisten looks back on his life in the political arena & beyond.

Rufus Edmisten, That's Rufus!

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Lewis Bowling, Sam Ragan: NC's Literary Godfather

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Lewis Bowling, Sam Ragan: NC's Literary Godfather

Editor, pilot, teacher - the late Sam Ragan was known as NC's Literary Godfather.

Lewis Bowling, Sam Ragan: NC's Literary Godfather

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch David Menconi, Step It Up and Go

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David Menconi, Step It Up and Go

David Menconi talks about NC's rich musical heritage in Step It Up & Go.

David Menconi, Step It Up and Go

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Bart Ehrman, Heaven and Hell

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Bart Ehrman, Heaven and Hell

What happens when we die? Bart Ehrman talks about the afterlife in Heaven & Hell.

Bart Ehrman, Heaven and Hell

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Lee Smith, Blue Marlin

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Lee Smith, Blue Marlin

Lee Smith talks about her new book Blue Marlin, a story inspired by her own childhood.

Lee Smith, Blue Marlin

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Jill McCorkle, Hieroglyphs

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Jill McCorkle, Hieroglyphs

An old accident haunts residents of a small town in Jill McCorkle's book Hieroglyphics.

Jill McCorkle, Hieroglyphs

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Ricky Moore, Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook

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Ricky Moore, Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook

Fresh fish, chowder, & more, Ricky Moore shares his new Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook.

Ricky Moore, Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook

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Jaki Shelton Green, NC Poet Laureate

NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green talks about her life, work, & mission.

Jaki Shelton Green, NC Poet Laureate

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Jodi Magness, Masada

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Jodi Magness, Masada

Archaeologist Jodi Magness tells us about an important ancient site in Israel.

Jodi Magness, Masada

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Sue Monk Kidd, The Book of Longings

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Sue Monk Kidd, The Book of Longings

Author Sue Monk Kidd weaves a tale of what it might have been like if Jesus had married.

Sue Monk Kidd, The Book of Longings

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Martin Clark, The Substitution Order

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Martin Clark, The Substitution Order

Martin Clark's latest book follows a struggling lawyer trying to get back on his feet.

Martin Clark, The Substitution Order

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Mary Alice Monroe, The Summer Guests

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Mary Alice Monroe, The Summer Guests

A diverse group of people fleeing a hurricane escapes to a horse farm in the mountains.

Mary Alice Monroe, The Summer Guests

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NC Bookwatch: Cassandra King Conroy, Tell Me A Story

Cassandra King Conroy talks candidly about her late husband Pat Conroy.

NC Bookwatch: Cassandra King Conroy, Tell Me A Story

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch David Zucchino, Wilmington's Lie

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David Zucchino, Wilmington's Lie

Pulitzer Prize winner David Zucchino talks about his winning book, Wilmington's Lie.

David Zucchino, Wilmington's Lie

Video thumbnail: NC Bookwatch Kristy Woodson Harvey, Feels Like Falling

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Kristy Woodson Harvey, Feels Like Falling

Two women meet in an inopportune moment that changes them both forever.

Kristy Woodson Harvey, Feels Like Falling