These are 10 of the best audiobooks of 2018, including Michelle Obama’s “Becoming.” With many of them still getting buzz, consider adding them to your audiobook player, or wherever you listen to audiobooks.
Author and journalist Bob Woodward discusses his latest book “Fear: Trump in the White House.” Woodward blames himself for not going after Trump’s tax returns during the 2016 campaign and worries about the president’s leadership style.
Author Mesha Maren, from West Virginia, talks about her debut novel, “Sugar Run,” about what it’s like for a woman to leave prison to start the next chapter of her life. She is the Kenan Visiting Writer at UNC-Chapel Hill and is the 2015 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize.
North Carolina writer Perry Deane Young, journalist & author of the Vietnam War memoir “Two of the Missing” died of cancer. The playwright also wrote the book “The David Kopay Story” about a gay football player.
Duke University biology professor Mohamed Noor uses science-fiction concepts to motivate people to learn about science. His new book is “Live Long And Evolve: What Star Trek Can Teach Us About Evolution, Genetics And Life On Other Worlds.”
Books about NC or from NC authors make good Christmas gifts. This year’s offering includes books on the state’s history, the Duke-UNC rivalry, trails and hikes. You can also get North Carolina literary figures featured on a map and calendar.
These are some of the best children’s books of 2018. Children’s books, like most literature, reflect the impact of the #MeToo movement, and the industry has responded creatively to the refugee situation and Black Lives Matter.
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan has co-authored a book ‘Capitalism in America: A History” that is lively, often brilliant, and always interesting survey of America’s economic history from colonization to the present.