Dr. Lisa Corrigan is an Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Gender Studies Program at the University of Arkansas. She's also the author of the new book Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation. She recently came to the Carver Center for Public Radio to talk about her book.
Our Thursday archive selection this week is a conversation with Vivienne Schiffer, author of the novel Camp Nine. The book is about a girl, a small town, and people relocated to a Japanese internment camp in Arkansas. It first aired on our show in May 2012.
Hisham Matar's first novel was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and his second was a top pick by The Chicago Tribune and The Guardian. His most recent book, The Return, is a memoir about returning to Libya in search of answers to his father's disappearance. He talks tonight at the Fayetteville Public Library.