Author and anthropologist Lisa Rose explores the world of edible wild plants in her book, “Urban Foraging.”
Author traces family’s boatbuilding history in new book
LeVern Davis Parker shares her family’s boatbuilding legacy in her new book, “Our Family, Its History Their Boats: Six Generations of Boat Builders in Dare County.”
Why do sharks matter? Author Dr. David Shiffman explains
Dr. David Shiffman is on a mission to reach the public through his new book “Why Sharks Matter: A Deep Dive with the World’s Most Misunderstood Predator.”
Historian to tell tales of Cape Fear from his newest book
Wilmington historian to explore the truth behind regional legends Aug. 30 at Pender County Library’s Burgaw branch.
Book explores complexity of eating ‘local’ in North Carolina
“I want people to understand their power as eaters in the state of North Carolina, as people who buy and consume foods and impact the health of their community,” says author Marcie Cohen Ferris.
Book shines light on remarkable women of the Outer Banks
Hannah Bunn West’s new book, “Remarkable Women of the Outer Banks,” reveals the stories of seven impactful coastal NC women.
Author’s message for inclusive outdoors: ‘Trails Not Scales’
Summer Michaud-Skog’s recently published book, “Fat Girls Hiking: An Inclusive Guide to Getting Outdoors at Any Size or Ability” is about how anyone can find their own ways to connect with nature.
More than recipes: ‘Island Born and Bred’ a slice of life
The award-winning cookbook, which was originally intended as a church fundraiser nearly 35 years ago and is now available again, contains not only recipes but also sketches and stories that provide a glimpse of life in a coastal N.C. fishing village that has seen dramatic change.
Geographer explains origins of Outer Banks place names
Roger Payne recently published his second reference guide to the names of places along North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
Wilmington Museum opens exhibit on The Green Book
A traveling exhibit showcasing images of business owners, travelers and historic and present-day images of Green Book sites in the state will be at Cape Fear Museum of History and Science through Aug. 29.
Seacoast Plants Guidebook Earns Recognition
“Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas” by Paul E. Hosier, published by North Carolina Sea Grant and the University of North Carolina Press, has earned honors from the American Library Association.
Author Set to Discuss Outer Banks History
ECU professor Larry Tise will discuss Jan. 23 in Wanchese his newly published work, “Circa 1903,” which details life on the Outer Banks when the Wright brothers arrived.
Pilkey, Gaul to Make Stops on Book Tour
Orrin Pilkey and Gilbert Gaul will make stops later this month in New Hanover County during their “Old Men and the Sea” book tour, when they will discuss recent publications on the history of risk on the coast.
Book Revives Memories of Nags Head Woods
The recently reissued 1987 book, “‘Everyone Helped His Neighbor’: Memories of Nags Head Woods,” by Lu Ann Jones and Amy Glass, brings to life an Outer Banks community that is no more.
‘The Omega Principle’ Author to Speak
Bestselling author Paul Greenberg will discuss his new work, “The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet,” Tuesday at Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort.
Book on Federation’s Work Published Online
University of Virginia history professor Glenn Blackburn has written “Saving Great Places” about the North Carolina Coastal Federation’s work to protect important places on the North Carolina coast