Picnic hosts Reed for new barbecue cookbook
Barbecue expert and retired UNC professor John Shelton Reed has a new book out and Durham’s Picnic restaurant is hosting his only local book event next Sunday, March 13.
“Barbecue” is another in the series of Savor the South cookbooks from the University of North Carolina Press. Reed is also the author of “Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue.”
He will be at Picnic from 2-4 p.m. March 13. The restaurant will serve barbecue, sides, snacks and dessert. Tickets to the event cost $30 and can be purchased at http://peatix.com/event/149864/view.
Chapel Hill’s Flyleaf Books will be selling signed copies of “Barbecue” for $20.
Note: If you don’t know about Reed, check out a short film by the Southern Cultures Journal showing him cooking a whole goat at http://nando.com/3le.
Here are some authors visiting Triangle book stores this week:
Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill:
7 p.m. Monday: Roy Scranton and Jedediah Purdy, “Learning to Die in the Anthropocene” and “After Nature.”
7 p.m. Tuesday: Fred Broadwell (editor), Bill Dow’s “What I Stand On.”
Info: 919-942-7373 or flyleafbooks.com
Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St., Durham:
7 p.m. Tuesday: Bart Ehrman, “Jesus Before the Gospels.”
7 p.m. Thursday: Fred Broadwell (editor), Bill Dow’s “What I Stand On.”
Info: 919-286-2700 or regulatorbookshop.com
McIntyre’s Books, Fearrington Village Center near Pittsboro:
11 a.m. Saturday: Bart Ehrman, “Jesus Before the Gospels.”
Info: 919-542-3030 or fearrington.com/village/mcintyres.asp
Barnes & Noble, 8030 Renaissance Parkway, Durham:
2 p.m. Sunday March 6: Johnny Moore and Art Chansky, “100 Things Duke Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die” and “100 Things North Carolina Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die”
Info: 919-806-1930 or barnesandnoble.com