We say we want to better manage our time, but what do we mean? Meet the author Julia Scatliff O’Grady in conversation with some of the fascinating people she profiles in GOOD BUSY: Productivity, Procrastination, and the Endless Pursuit of Balance. O’Grady’s profiles of 10 GOOD BUSY people focus on time, productivity, procrastination, and the endless pursuit of balance and help us figure out what it means to be GOOD BUSY.
Events are free and open to the public.
April 23, 2013, 2:00 p.m. at Carolina Meadows—CHAPEL HILL, NC
A conversation about what it means to be GOOD BUSY. Author Julia Scatliff O’Grady with her father, Dr. James Scatliff.
Carolina Meadows / 100 Whippoorwill Lane / Chapel Hill, NC 27517 / carolinameadows
TOUR CITIES (Dates TBA): WASHINGTON, DC; RALEIGH, NC; ASHEVILLE, NC; LAS VEGAS; MINNEAPOLIS; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES.
September 13, 7:00 p.m., Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University—DURHAM, NC
Duncan Murrell, writer-in-residence and Harper’s contributing editor, interviewed Julia Scatliff O’Grady and Tom Rankin (photographer and CDS director and one of the 10 people profiled in this fascinating book). documentarystudies.duke.edu
September 15, 2:00 p.m., McIntyre’s Bookstore—FEARRINGTON VILLAGE, NC
A conversation about what it means to be GOOD BUSY. Author Julia Scatliff O’Grady and Kari Andrade, who is profiled in the book in the “Buffer” chapter. fearrington.com/village/mcintyres.asp
October 4, 7:00 p.m., Flyleaf Bookstore—CHAPEL HILL, NC
A conversation about what it means to be GOOD BUSY. Author Julia Scatliff O’Grady was introduced by Dennis Mumby, Chair, Communication Studies, UNC at Chapel Hill. www.flyleafbooks.com
Wednesday, October 24, 7:00 p.m. at The Regulator—DURHAM, NC
A conversation about what it means to be GOOD BUSY. Author Julia Scatliff O’Grady with Sandy Dang, who is profiled in the book in the “Hunt” chapter, and Sandy’s father Tuong Quoc Dang.
The Regulator Bookshop / 720 Ninth St., Durham, NC 27705 / regulatorbookshop.com
Thursday, November 8, 3:30 p.m. at The Bull’s Head Bookshop—CHAPEL HILL, NC
Author Julia Scatliff O’Grady will read from GOOD BUSY.
UNC Student Stores / 207 South Road, CB# 1530, Daniels Bldg., Chapel Hill, NC 27599 / bullsheadbookshop
Saturday, November 10, 1:00-5:00 pm
at RCWMS Office—DURHAM, NC
RCWMS Book Fair. Visit the RCWMS office, drink a cup of tea, and browse CDs, DVDs and books by Julia Scatliff O’Grady, Jeanette Stokes, and others. Buy gifts for friends and relatives for the holidays and support RCWMS. Come and bring your friends.
RCWMS / 1202 Watts St., Durham, NC919-683-1236 / www.rcwms.org