In her new memoir and podcast, Kate Bowler brings empathy, intelligence and even humor to life’s darkest moments.
In March 2011, renowned composer Steve Reich spent an evening at a downtown Durham watering hole discussing his newest work, which would premiere later that week at Page Auditorium at Duke. As a crowd filed into the Pinhook that night, Scott Lindroth stood outside, attempting to synthesize what he was seeing.
From the outside, nothing about Buchanan House advertises its importance. The two-story 1920s clapboard perches on the wooded edge of the George Mason University campus, barely inviting a passing glance. But inside, in a jumble of forgotten files, Duke historian Nancy MacLean found a fresh take on a critical American story: the rise of the “radical right.”