Record Reads

Wipe Your Collar Clean: A Look at Joe Millar’s Most Recent Book of Poetry, Blue Rust

5 Acorns

This NC poet is “a voice asking to be heard among the chinks and clanks of America’s working-class landscapes.” READ MORE.

Poetry by Joseph Millar – Review by Kari Smith

Classic Reads: Ender’s Game

4.5 Acorns

The 1985 classic from North Carolina author Orson Scott Card. Warning: even as an adult, this book WILL make you want to abandon all your responsibilities and just go be really good at Battle School. READ MORE.

Book by Orson Scott Card – Review by Laura White

Let’s Get Local: Tasty Beverage Co.

Raleigh’s very own Tasty Beverage Co. is mentioned in Erik Lars Meyers’ recent book North Carolina Craft Beer and Breweries as one of Meyers’ “must-visit places for any fan of beer.” READ MORE.

Book by Eric Lars Myers – Review by Laura White

Crucible Opens at Raleigh Little Theater

Raleigh Little Theater’s production of the Crucible opens Friday the 13th.

Record Reads has Arrived!

A new section dedicated to discussing North Carolina’s place in literature.

North Carolina Lit Timeline

The Tar Heel state has been the inspiration and setting for many popular and award-winning stories, poems and novels over the last century. From Nicholas Sparks’s best selling romance novel The Notebook to the Pulitzer Prize winning play “In Abraham’s Boson,” the time line below helps visualize the many great authors and stories that began somewhere in North Carolina.

NC Lit Timeline

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