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The Growing Season with Sarah Frey - Episode 140

The Growing Season with Sarah Frey - Episode 140

April 27, 2021

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses The Growing Season with author and farmer, Sarah Frey. Sarah has been described by The New York Times as “the Pumpkin Queen of America.” She sells more pumpkins than any other producer in the United States. Her family business, Frey Farms, plants thousands of acres of fruits and vegetables in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, and West Virginia. Her recent book, The Growing Season (published by Ballantine Books) introduces readers to how she built a new life and saved an American farm. 

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The South Carolina State House Grounds with Dr. Lydia Mattice Brandt - Episode 139

The South Carolina State House Grounds with Dr. Lydia Mattice Brandt - Episode 139

April 20, 2021

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses a new guidebook to the SC State House with Dr. Lydia Mattice Brandt. Lydia is an architectural historian, historic preservationist, and associate professor of art history at the University of South Carolina here in Columbia. She is the author of First in the Homes of His Countrymen: George Washington's Mount Vernon in the American Imagination and many articles published in Winterthur Portfolio, Antiques & Fine Art, and the Public Historian, and her recent publication is The South Carolina State House Grounds: A Guidebook published by the University of South Carolina Press

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Live at Jackson Station with Dan Harrison - Episode 138

Live at Jackson Station with Dan Harrison - Episode 138

April 5, 2021

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses a new book from the University of South Carolina Press with Dr. Daniel Harrison. He is the author of Live at Jackson Station, a book about a rhythm and blues club in rural Hodges, South Carolina, in the 1980s that brought a very metropolitan vibe to the sleepy town – but! It has a true-crime angle.  Dr. Harrison is a professor of sociology at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina, and also the author of Making Sense of Marshall Ledbetter: The Dark Side of Political Protest.

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National Poetry Month 2021 with Ed Madden and Ann Humphries - Episode 137

National Poetry Month 2021 with Ed Madden and Ann Humphries - Episode 137

March 29, 2021

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses poetry and a new book of poems with Ann-Chadwell Humphries and Dr. Ed Madden. Ed Madden is a poet, activist, and former Director of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of South Carolina. He is also the Columbia City Poet Laureate and author of four books of poetry–Signals, which won the 2007 SC Poetry Book Prize; Prodigal: Variations; Nest; and Ark. Ann-Chadwell Humphries is author of An Eclipse and a Butcher, her first book of poetry. 

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BibliObservatory – Pascale Louis-Jean - Episode 16

BibliObservatory – Pascale Louis-Jean - Episode 16

March 10, 2021

Pascale Louis-Jean's earliest memories are in Haiti, the country where she was born and where she stayed until she was 3 years old. Oral stories about mermaids, Christmas Haitian traditions, and a distinct nickname are always with her along the way, including her mother languages (English, French and Haitian Creole) and the beloved storytellers and books in her childhood that continue to inspire her.

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