NC Reads - Monday, March 27 at 6:30pm online

North Carolina Reads proudly hosts an Author Talk and Book Discussion featuring

Art Chansky and Dr. Matt Andrews
authors of
Game Changers: Dean Smith, Charlie Scott, and the Era that Transformed a Southern College Town

Monday, March 27, 2023
Online only 

Non-Fiction. Drawn together by college basketball in a time of momentous change, Dean Smith and Charlie Scott helped transform a university, a community, and the racial landscape of sports in the South.

Register for the Free Book Club Discussion Event: On March 27 at 6:30 PM, online, join NC Humanities for an interactive panel discussion examining themes from the North Carolina Reads selection Game Changers. This panel will explore how Dean Smith and Charlie Scott transformed a university, a community, and the racial landscape of the sports in the South. This online event features author Art Chansky and Dr. Matt Andrews in a conversation moderated by NC Humanities Board Trustee Brian Kahn.


NC Reads is North Carolina Humanities’ statewide book club that annually features five books that explore issues of racial, social, and gender equality and the history and culture of North Carolina. All five books pose critical questions about how North Carolinians view their role in helping to form a more just and inclusive society. The service desk at the Belk Library and Information Commons will have 14 hard copies of each book available for FREE (first come/first serve - you get to keep the books - register here, 2 reservable hard copies, and limited access to e-books. Reservable books will also be available at the Watauga County Library.

Starting in February 2023, NC Humanities will host virtual monthly book club events where participants will hear from guest speakers, including book authors and topic experts. For more information about the program and scheduled events, please visit

Published: Mar 27, 2023 10:56am