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What's New Next Week? January 13, 2023
Next week, we’ll follow in the footsteps of a pioneering American author and anthropologist, meet an ancient inhabitant of the Scottish Highlands and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!
87th Annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards - Monday, January 16 at 10:30 PM
The 2022 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards honor the work of Percival Everett, Donika Kelly, George Makari, Tiya Miles and Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ishmael Reed. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards is the only national juried prize recognizing literature that has contributed to our understanding of racism and human diversity. Hosted by acclaimed scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Finding Your Roots: Secret Lives - Tuesday, January 17 at 8 PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uses DNA to help comedians Carol Burnett and Niece Nash solve deep family mysteries.
American Experience - Zora Neale Hurston: Claiming a Space - Tuesday, January 17 at 9 PM
Meet the influential author and key figure of the Harlem Renaissance. Also an anthropologist, Hurston collected folklore throughout the South and Caribbean - reclaiming, honoring and celebrating Black life on its own terms.
Nature: WildHeart - Wednesday, January 18 at 8 PM
Immerse yourself in Scotland's wild highland landscape and meet its long-lived forest keeper, a magnificent Scots pine tree. As one of its longest living species, this ancient tree has witnessed the island’s history across 500 years.